The Sustainable Development… What?

We have all been protected by bubble wrap at some point, shielding us from any harm or bad news. There were no holes, no entry allowed for negativity. At the time, everything in our world seemed happy. We did not…

Shine a light!

When I was younger, whenever I thought or heard about breast cancer, my mind would always go to old women. At that time in my life, I didn’t know much about cancer and what it actually meant to battle the…

We are the world

The earth starts to tremble slightly and my heart picks up speed, pounding rapidly beneath my chest; but it isn’t until the movements gradually become rougher that I think to myself – this is it. This is how I die.…

A week of vegetarianism!

I always swore I could never be a vegetarian. “I like meat too much,” I always said. “Fried chicken is so good!” My cousin began her vegetarian stint at an early stage. I can remember our family fishing at the…

Get out of the cave!

Have you ever been told something by a friend, a professor or even a stranger that completely changed the way you see things? After which the world just didn’t seem like the same place it was before? The greek philosopher…

Imprisoned by Illiteracy

For me, reading is a vital part of life. However, for many people, illiteracy follows them into old age. Not once did the thought of it being real come to my mind, until I did an assessment with the NEUROPSI, a…