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|Posted by forestwood on September 13, 2010 at 12:11 AM||comments (1)|
Taken from Karen Fischer's ( Australian nutritionist and dietician) book called Don't tell them it is healthy...
sound advice on easily improving one's diet and especially good for growing children.
Strongly alkalinising and contain Protein, folic acid, minerals ( calcium, magnesium potassium and zinc)
Recommended: one handful as a snack for children over four.
we all love them and know that "an apple a d...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forestwood on July 2, 2010 at 7:58 PM||comments (0)|
One could not get more Australian than Sausages, although our cuisine is fast changing with all the multicultural influences in our country today. The Greeks and Italians, and Chinese were the first waves of immigration to change our staple diet of bangers mash or meat and three veges.... but now there are other elements taking hold. Lebanese, Middle eastern, Thai, and Indian are making big inroads into traditional Australian food lines. There is even an Indian supermarket chain having succes...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forestwood on May 28, 2010 at 12:02 AM||comments (1)|
An attempt was made to fuse Art and Music recently at the Gallery of Modern Art.
Guitars that were for all intensive purposes unplayable, yet still a beautiful thing to look at.
The musician in my family thought it was all a bit pretentious.
What value does it have?
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|Posted by forestwood on May 21, 2010 at 12:24 AM||comments (0)|
When is the boundary drawn?
Does the public institutions of religion enhance or restrict the evolution and developement of personal faith.
If a person becomes enlightened, do they really need the guidance and advice of the clergy with their opinionated dogma. Can the clergy really provide an impartial view?
The hypocrisy of a cleric extolling the virtue of living a simplistic life, so as to assist the poor and needy, and deriding se...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forestwood on May 9, 2010 at 5:06 AM||comments (5)|
Thank goodness school are waking up to the importance of studying socially useful topics like sustainability and Caring for our Environment. My local school is discussing Litter and possible solutions....
Did you know:
* Cigarette butts, are made of a form of plastic that can persist in the environment for 10-12 years! 4.5 trillion Non-biodegradable cigarette butts are littered worldwide.
• Polystyrene litter such as disposable ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forestwood on May 4, 2010 at 6:24 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by forestwood on March 14, 2010 at 6:00 PM||comments (0)|
Popular British empire history paints the Vikings as a marauding bloodthirsty pirates that used to pillage and raid the residents of Anglo Saxon England. Some claim that although there were raids on England and other coastal countries, the majority of Vikings led a peaceful life, but that in order to assist the spread and adoption of Christianity, myths pervaded about their bloodthirsty pagan rituals and fearsome callous immoral ways.... however, archaeology throws a...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forestwood on March 7, 2010 at 5:26 PM||comments (0)|
Nowadays it seems there is an expectation that as one ages, we can expect have a knee replacement/hip replacement/ bypass surgery etc. The health care system (especially the public ones) are strained by an affluent society with expectations that each niggling pain and ache will be dealth with promptly.
Is this an unreal expectation? I have known many people who have had a hip replacement, only to pass away six months later, never havig gotten out of the rehabilitation...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forestwood on March 4, 2010 at 6:29 PM||comments (0)|
Fill up teenage bellies with Irish Stew.
When you have had a series of rainy days there is nothing better than a good hearty stew, and we can thank the Irish for the basis of the stew that I cooked this week, which satisfied 8 teenage appetites.
We can also thank the Naxon company in Chicago for first developing a rudimentary slow cooker or crockpot which has since been refined to the wonderful appliance we have today. This means the i...Read Full Post »