The kingdom of Bhutan holds vast areas of natural forest. In fact Bhutan is the only country in the world that is carbon negative. This short video tells a story of Sonam Phuntsho, a forest caretaker who has planted over 100,000 trees by hand over the last 60 years. Despite the overwhelming and many would … Continue reading One tree at a time.
A few of my mum's standout memories working as a nurse at Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth in the 1950's. The Korean war had just begun, Polio Vaccine was saving thousands of lives, and the legends of Lego and Sputnik were just about to be deployed. This was the time my mum did her nursing training … Continue reading Nursing in the 1950’s
If, like me, you are a little prone to oil your jaded, skeptical and perhaps just a little too gullible opinions on the workings of big government with a nice juicy conspiracy theory or two, I think you will really enjoy this article by Jamie Palmer in the online magazine Quillette. In My misspent Years … Continue reading Who shot JKF? Spoiler alert.