Air pollution causes 1 in 9 deaths worldwide Air pollution is “the new tobacco…” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO’s Director-General The World Health Organisation states that air pollution kills an estimated 7 million people worldwide every year. WHO data shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Air pollution … More Air pollution is “the new tobacco…”
Approximately 10 million turkeys are eaten in the UK every year with 87 per cent of people choosing to serve traditional roast turkey at Christmas. Turkeys were first introduced to Britain from America over 500 years ago. Henry VIII was the first British King to enjoy turkey in the 16th century, although it was Edward VII who made eating turkey … More Turkey with all the trimmings
A group of us visited the Tank Museum, Bovington, which has over 300 vehicles including the world’s first tank and the infamous Tiger 131. The tank was a British invention that changed warfare for ever when it was introduced in the First World War. Rudyard Kipling visited Bovington in 1923 and, after viewing the damaged tanks that … More The Tank Museum, Bovington
As people become saturated and fatigued by material things, experiences are the things that make us feel rich. But what if those luxury experiences start to feel manufactured? Instead of just looking for things to do, try looking for things to learn. Not necessarily traditional educations. How about acquiring a new skill? Become accomplishment focused. … More Learn something new
Antarctica Antarctica is the world’s fifth largest continent covering an area of around 14 million square kilometres that are virtually untouched by humankind. Much of it is blanketed by a vast permanent ice sheet, averaging 2,000 metres in thickness. The South Pole is the southernmost point on the surface of the Earth. It is also known as … More Exploring Antarctica
Entering the for a performance of the Toxic Avenger we were struck by how much it reminded us of Urine Town. The grubby sewer set, the smell, the decay. It all added to the feeling that this was a toxic place to be….. Based on Lloyd Kaufman’s 1984 American superhero comedy horror film, this is the musical The … More The Toxic Avenger
Financial troubles, intimacy issues, emotional misunderstandings. What’s the biggest threat to your relationship? Surprisingly the biggest treat to relationships is unmet expectations. “I have seen the pain and frustration that plays out from having unmet expectations, not just in marriage, but in all relationships. It’s a deadly venom that flows to the heart and wreaks havoc in relationships,” … More What’s the biggest threat to your relationship?
Sea turtles live in relatively shallow continental shelf waters in most of the world’s oceans, apart from cold polar seas. Mature male turtles never leave the sea, but female sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs on the same beach where they themselves hatched. Sea turtles have been around for 110 million years, since the time … More Sea Turtles