About Dying

About Dying   I love telling of my adventures…. I’ve come close to death three times. Once when I caught hepatitis from a dirty needle. Second when I was bitten by a rabid dog in India and third when I contracted lung cancer. Well there was a time when I was eight and on the […]

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Older Citizens

Been a while since I updated this blog. I have a new project: Bringing blogging to older citizens. There are approximately over 150 million blogs on the Internet with 1.3 million blog posts per day. Btw if you don’t have a computer you can use the library.  Clearly people have got something to say. I […]

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Straw into gold: A TED Fellow cultivates mushrooms to fight climate change

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Social entrepreneur Trang Tran is teaching Vietnamese farmers how to use rice straw as a material in which to grow profitable mushrooms, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve livelihoods. Photo: Fargreen In agricultural entrepreneur Trang Tran’s native Vietnam, farmers traditionally burn the straw and husks that remain after the…

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Baby talk

Originally posted on Serendipidy Haven's Blog:
Some things, (well, many things), baffle me. Not sure whether it’s a common phenomenon, or whether it’s just one of the by-products of living in the chav capital of the world, but one of the more bizarre behaviours common to the younger generation around these parts is a total…

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