Summer days and hazy, come what mays. Come what mays, have a wine, check the time. Do the time, write the prose, smell the rose. Smell the rose, prune the trees, feel the breeze. Feel the breeze, make the pardon, in the secret garden. What lies beyond. Is it down the rabbit hole? A line […]
Staying fit isn't a sudden revelation. However, if you need local motivation, I personally recommend you join the growing trend of 'fitness in the park'.
The Inaugural Vintage Ball With our true #winelover generous style, we will again be donating to the Chat ‘n’ Chew program, managed by Uniting Care Wesley, Port Adelaide. To date, we have donated approximately $450. Chat ‘n’ Chew provides an opportunity for more than 700 people each year to enjoy some independence, make friends and […]
A growing number of health apps – of varying quality – are available to support patients’ decisions about those options. And social media provide an instant network of peers with whom to share health concerns and experiences.
Floral prettiness Creates a stillness Awakens the senses Makes less senseless. All consuming The airs sweet perfuming Nature’s fresh smells This life fine-tuning. Branches gnarled Entwined and snarled Not unlike life’s defenses When we feel jarred. The spark precious Lovingly tenuous Blessed with hope No longer the nemesis.
Topical, especially given Ron Corso, my Unearthing Ideas colleague, frequently questioning this of himself. We doubt he will however, as Simon says in his article republished below, “Academic work becomes rapidly vocational. You quickly realise that you live to work, far more than you are working to live. When you publish work that you find […]
In an era of post-truth and pseudoscience, what can you do?
Our "LifeFlip" initiative - which is using the "Afternoon Conversations with Ron" to tease out some of the complexities we face as we age in particular, is one way we are working to improve our world. In particular,‘Life Flip’ is the exploration of what our life will look like as contributing and valuable citizens in our later years ie past the 60+ of typical retirement.
How to be a healthy user of social media Peggy Kern, University of Melbourne We can learn a lot about people through how they use social media. For example, Twitter language can be used to predict the risk of dying from heart disease. Analyses of Facebook updates show women tend to be warmer than men, […]
Great article wrap up 2016, the year that was: Arts and Culture Suzy Freeman-Greene, The Conversation 2016 was not a good year to be a famous male musician. In January, David Bowie died at just 69. He was mourned by pretty much everyone, including the German Foreign Office, which tweeted: “You are now among Heroes”. […]
A collection of thoughts through lyrics. For Amber; You’ve got, the most incredible blue eyes, I’ve ever seen. For Jessika-May; Rewind, Happy Little Pill For Charlie; Kiss Me; Baby You Send Me
Perhaps the Mark Zuckerberg Facebook, is the Richard Branson Virgin of it's time? It needs to keep building and providing services. Have they ever considered partnering? I feel Richard is the right age demographic for Facebook now and they would be well served to "check each other out".
say it again as the years roll on there’s a new lesson in everything we find each one is new the peaceful gathering with love is my tribe sip back on something vined that’s true blue. say it https://charlierobinson.wordpress.com/2011/03/17/say-it/ you can say your hurtful things its what all people do just keep in mind its […]