The Gorillas, Orangutans, Chimpanzees, Monkeys – lives of Primates that continue to be abused by mankind?

 Gorillas [Congo , Uganda, Rwanda]   Orangutans [Borneo, Sumatra Indonesia]   Chimpanzees [central or equatorial Africa to the west, from southern Senegal across the forested belt north of the Congo River to western Uganda and western Tanzania  Monkeys [the tropical rainforests of Africa, Central America, South America and Asia]  Many of us will know well that Primates […]

The Oxfam scandal has exposed the Charity Sector charade – has the bubble finally burst?

          Just 2 years ago a post here ‘Charity, Overseas Aid, Volunteering – all worth it or not?’ outlined and identified how the major charities had simply become major cash-cow “businesses”, run and staffed by fat-cats each raking in hundreds of thousands of pounds in salaries, expenses and accommodation costs, from the over-generous British […]

The ‘Past’ used to be recounted from generation to generation – perhaps not any longer in the twenty-first century though?

 The White Horse above Kilburn  Joiner’s shop as from 1900s One of the saddest things in modern day life, certainly in the UK if not indeed in most of Western society, is that families no longer have that special time together, and indeed that close distinct personal relationship, whereby the most elderly and decrepit members will […]

Obesity in Children – disgraceful parental neglect?

This is a follow-up post to that titled ”Obesity in Adults – a life destroyer and a threat to Earth’s survival?” which was published here last week. Those who have read the earlier post would know about the disastrous course for the Planet that mankind is set on regarding overpopulating it and into the bargain […]

Obesity in Adults – a life destroyer and a threat to Earth’s survival?

  There can be no doubt about it in anyone’s mind can there? There is an epidemic of obesity sweeping the World that is threatening our human existence with extinction and indeed survival of this very planet, isn’t there? The increasingly heavy burden on the world’s population imposed by obesity affects both rich and poor […]

Big Charities – should YOU give them a penny?

     We are all constantly in the UK inundated, indeed well-so in our faces, with heart rendering pleas for us ordinary people (mostly working-class however because THEY are the most generous?) to urgently donate money to apparently needy and worthy causes, desperate for our hard-earned cash, aren’t we? We are told incessantly that even our […]

Chinese New Year 2017 starts Saturday 28th January, “Year of the ROOSTER” – will YOU also celebrate it?

       Dragon                                                                            Lion            Well, according to the Chinese calendar, which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems, Chinese New Year can begin (because the track of the new moon changes from year to year), anytime between late January and mid-February, can’t it? But this time it is today 28th January. The Chinese believe […]

Charity, Overseas Aid, Volunteering – all worth it or not?

   Tomorrow morning (Sunday) sees the start of the thirty-fourth annual London Marathon. This is a major road race involving world renowned men & women elite athletes, and disabled wheelchair competitors – when records may well indeed be broken. However, its fame isn’t really down to all that is it? No, it really is all […]

Car hits Cyclist, Cyclist hits Car – who dies?

Without doubt the cycle has been the best transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? Without doubt the car has been the worst transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? The very worst thing done in the United Kingdom (and America) was to remove a hundred years ago the […]

Children, Children, Children – one too many?

The UK is little different from the rest of the World is it? We are all making too many children, so the population everywhere is growing-growing-growing, and as a result all mankind is steadily destroying our lovely planet by sucking-out its lifeblood of resources. The total World’s population is now well over seven billion (that […]