“The dog ate my home work !” Students showing up without home work can get really creative with their excuses. Later in adult life you sometimes need an excuse for getting out of a situation or commitment. As a grown up, you need to clothe your excuse with a partial truth (or untruth). Here are some excuses presented first in their “polite” format and then … Continue reading What excuses do you use when you don’t want to do something?
What kind of world will our kids inherit? Rife with uncontrollable viruses and untreatable cancers Depleted of natural resources like fossil fuels Barren from deforestation Atmosphere polluted Ozone layer fractured Water reserves falling. But worry not, There is hope still. For our children And their children’s children. For they will also inherit Mankind’s unique adaptability and ingenuity. Written for FOWC with Fandango– inherit Continue reading What kind of world will our kids inherit?
Watermelon is the most versatile of fruit and each part of it can be used. You can eat it on its own, or combine it with other fruit and vegetables to create a multitude of appetizing and healthful salads. You can drink it in smoothies, slush, or fruit water. It is used in facial scrubs and body washes. Even the seeds and rind are edible. Continue reading Five Important Reasons Why You Must Eat Watermelon This Summer
I sat down to watch Larry Crowne primarily because it starred two of my all time favourite actors. Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks star as a university professor and a redundant department store worker. Tom Hanks playing Larry Crowne is a conscientious hard working guy who has won “Emploee of the Month” several times over. It is therefore a shock for him when he is … Continue reading Movie Review: Larry Crowne
The city of London has so much character that it is impossible to get even a fraction of it down in a single piece of writing. There are many books, articles and websites devoted to it. I have restricted myself to writing a few lines about only three of my favourite things about this city. River Thames The Thames courses through the city, bridged at … Continue reading “London Calling”
The Age of Innocence is a movie adaptation of Edith Wharton’s novel . It is a poignant tale of unrequited love set in late 19th century America. The movie showcases New York society in the late 19th century. It shows the strict conventions of this uppercrust society. Altthough none of them are nobility, these prople live and behave like royalty. A few of them, like … Continue reading Movie Review: The Age of Innocence
What would a Friday be without a chance to do a little fibbing? Have fun and come up with the best whoppers you can to these questions: 1. What did the fan say? “What just hit the fan ?” 2. What really kicks off summer? Kicking off winter shoes. 3. Who rules the world? Cats rule the world ! Haven’t you heard, “Cats … Continue reading Fibbing Friday – May 31
Look again. You still can’t tell can you? I know I couldn’t. I was really surprised and amazed to find that these scrumptious looking cakes are actually salads. They were first created by Mitsuki Moriyasu, a Japanese food stylist in 2015-2016. They took the world of food by storm. This particular kind of cake is now known as “vegedeco salad.” Mitsuki Moriyasu now has her … Continue reading Mouthwatering Desserts ?
When you pick up an orange from a bowl of fruit, are you very mindful of what you are doing? Probably not; our general attitude towards food in this day and age is basically one of supply and demand. We feel hungry, we eat. Our body or mind craves comfort food, we supply it. Should this really be the state of affairs? Do people today … Continue reading MIND OVER MUNCH: 6 BENEFITS OF MINDFUL EATING