Our World

The Anglo Tapes. Don’t Hate the Player, Change the Game

We all contribute to and compete within a culture that places more emphasis on material gain and career/academic success than looking after our fellow man. For most of us, checking up on people we love is something we do in our spare time if we’re not too wrecked. But work, business, money – that’s a separate part of life, and that’s just about winning. The top priority from junior infants is to do well. The…

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Misc.

Being a Baha’i

Today I’m going to watch a video in my house, with some friends (hopefully) that looks at community development projects Baha’is are involved in all over the world. These programmes take the form of devotional gatherings where wise sacred writings are shared, classes for children, groups for youth and study groups for people of all ages.  Each focuses on spiritual concepts that affect ourselves and the world around us. I am often nervous to say…

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Food

Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary

I have no enticing picture because a. I am not neat or precise when it comes to chopping or arranging ingredients and b. I ate it too fast to take a pic after. Approx instructions for this amazing soup are as follows… 1. Find a way to chop butternut squash. 2. Rest for a while as you will likely hate butternut squash by now and may not even have all your fingers in tact anymore.…

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Our World Web & eCommerce

Help A Small Local Business Owner in Your Area

I know some things about SEO. That stands for search engine optimisation which basically means finding ways to make it easier for potential customers to find you when they use search engines, like Google, Bing or Yahoo. But SEO is not just something that can help people with an online business or website. It can help local businesses with no online presence too. One element of it I’ve recently explored is registering with Google Places…

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Coffee Our World

Suspended Coffees & Caring For Your Fellow Man

I initially saw this story making it’s way around facebook (and coming from a facebook page) but it obviously gained a bit of traction and was covered in the Independent a few days ago. Or perhaps it was vice versa. Sometimes it’s hard to know when to give money to someone who’s homeless, even if you do have spare change. I choose to give to buskers over those begging – no matter how unlikely or…

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