Are flush toilets the best possible solution?

A few months ago, I was watching a TV show on Chanel 4 entitled “Our Guy in India”, a show about Guy Martin setting off on a 1000-mile motorbike trip on a Royal Enfield across India. Guy Martin is adorable, a very endearing figure and quite entertaining. Part if his charm is the fact that…

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Quote: do you feel supported?

Feel supported

Do you feel supported?   A system that does not support you does not support Nature either and vice versa. -Amor photo credit: DSC_0267 via photopin (license)  

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Leave a job you are not passionate about

When I first moved to Ireland in 1998 I didn’t know anybody. I came to improve my English. I had some money with me so I wasn’t in total dire. I already came with a job agreed, to work in a hotel. After that job, I had a stream of other jobs. For a year…

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What happens when you refuse to vaccinate

Refuse to vaccinate

I have my own story of vaccination. When I was a child I got vaccinated like everybody else around me. In Spain in the 1970 and 80s. I had never heard of, or met anybody that was not vaccinated. As far as I knew, vaccination was to prevent major illnesses and everybody did it. As…

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Hero: Doctor proved in court vaccination is not necessary

Vaccination is not necessary

It is a measure of a society how they honour their heroes. Honour the heroes. True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others, at whatever cost. -Arthur Ashe Today I read an article by  Anne Rodgers, published in…

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We tell them we know better

Brushing your teeth with a twig in Kenya Check out this video showing the children of an African village going up the trees as soon as they get up in the morning to make their own toothbrushes by pulling branches of the trees. You will see how they make the toothbrush and clean their teeth. You…

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Leading the miswak revolution

Miswak

What revolution would I lead? When I try to answer this question lately an image and a new word in my vocabulary keep coming up. So I have decided to start the blog with this question and this topic. Here is the image and the word: Have you ever seen it before? What is it,…

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