question-of-the-day-logo

What excuses do you use when you don’t want to do something?

“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?

industry sunrise air

What kind of world will our kids inherit?

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?

girl in pink dress biting into watermelon slice held in both hands

Five Important Reasons Why You Must Eat Watermelon This Summer

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

Larry Crowne poster

Movie Review: Larry Crowne

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 age of innocence movie title

Movie Review: The Age of Innocence

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

vegedeco salads 4 layered cakes

Mouthwatering Desserts ?

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 ?

Two whole oranges,one sliced orange and one orange flower

MIND OVER MUNCH: 6 BENEFITS OF MINDFUL EATING

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