Posts by WillingToTry 11
I Quit......31 May was NO TOBACCO DAY!Smoking can be considered to be one of the most insidious forms of warfare that the world has ever known. It is in reality a form of warfare waged against our health, whether we like to admit it or not. The problem here of course, is that its casualties are basically willing to partake in what was once considered to be a "cool" form of behaviour. They are compliant and largely unaware that they are willing victims in this global practice!Since its introduct
March 26, 2016
Given all the St Patrick's Day celebrations recently I thought some of you might appreciate this modern humorous rendition by a cartoonist of the good Saint's trials and tribulations when he drove the snakes out of Ireland!Those of us who have been on long motorcar trips with children will identify with this situation!
Dear W.A. family I thought you might enjoy having a chuckle or two so don't worry about the title, this blog, though literally "down-to-earth", is just a little bit of light-hearted relief, the kind of joke that archaeologists keep in their repertoire! Enjoy! An archaeologist was digging in the Negev Desert in Israel and came upon a casket containing a mummy. After examining it, he called the curator of a prestigious natural-history museum. "I've just discovered a 3,000 year-old mummy of a man
February 16, 2015
According to Wikipedia: Quote "Sticks and Stones" is an English language children's rhyme. It persuades the child victim of name-calling to ignore the taunt, to refrain from physical retaliation, and to remain calm and good-natured. Unquote I thought I would share with you my own insights on this seemingly innocuous nursery rhyme which has become so entrenched in our highly flawed "received wisdom" With my background in Education and EQ (Emotional Intelligence) I often wondered about the su
November 24, 2014
There's been a lot of discussion lately on WA concerning the issue of texting! Here is an admirably succinct comment..........LOL Enjoy!
Remembrance Day on 11th November is coming up and I think that Great Britain has come up with a truly remarkable and authentically effective way to commemorate it! I believe they have brought about a massive change in attitude of a global audienceby using modern photographic and video technology to communicate a message in a new and innovative way in the spirit of Marshall McLuhan. This comes about through the medium of delivering a message incorporating a dramatic change in perspective
October 14, 2014
How we senior citizens respond to the latest and the greatest........... Just a short blog this time. The video link speaks for itself, enjoy!ELDERS REACT TO OCULUS RIFT
October 01, 2014
Can one win the Global war against Hackers and various assorted Cyber-Snoopers and Ne’er do Wells? In response to a blog recently posted concerning celebrities' pictures being leaked online, and the accounts of recent personal experiences of some of our fellow Wealthy Affiliates, I would say yes, there are measures one can take to largely thwart hackers, cyber-snoopers and their ilk. A useful start is to realise that the advancement of technology is actually a two edged sword. It can be
When I opened my daily newspaper early this morning the above title immediately caught my attention and I began to read the article with avid interest! Ethics? The article raised questions about whether Facebook behaved unethically when it conducted a clandestine experiment without informing or obtaining permission from its 1.2 Billion + users. The kind of study they initiated is described as a form of "sadness induction", deliberately manipulating its users (maybe even be some of our We