Panda Power! The Pull of those Black and White Bears

What is it about these creatures that draws millions of people from around the world to visit them in the Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre in Chengdu? Is it their intelligence? Well, they’re known to be attracted to train tunnels…in search of succulent bamboo. Is it their energetic antics? The adults can sleep for up… Read More Panda Power! The Pull of those Black and White Bears

WeAreTheWorld Blogfest: A Change of Clothes Can Change the Mind

“For the apparel oft proclaims the man” Said Shakespeare so perspicaciously – and we all know its true. Just about all of us, either when feeling slightly low or deeply depressed, reach for a different outfit or look to add an uplifting touch to our wardrobe. That’s why I love this good news story about… Read More WeAreTheWorld Blogfest: A Change of Clothes Can Change the Mind

Full Moon Solstice Reflections at the Barefoot Beachstone Cafe

“This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath.” Margaret Atwood This week began with a full moon and ends tomorrow on the winter solstice (in the southern hemisphere) surely… Read More Full Moon Solstice Reflections at the Barefoot Beachstone Cafe