Category Archives: Other worldly issues

Let’s make blue a technicolour

Hello 2014, hello world, hello lovely people who read this, hello Latin American Women Wear Earrings.. A new year began and I hope for good and better things for all of us. Firstly, because you are all so lovely, here, … Continue reading

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How did my mum do this!

How did people manage? what i actually mean is: how did mums manage to do all this and not get lost in translation in the past?. Is it actually possible to be a mum that is on top of things … Continue reading

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I’m just a girl

Ok, this is a subject i’ve long been thinking on how to tackle, and i’m not sure i’ll ever know what the best way is, so i’ll just start and see where it leads.. It’s no secret i’m thinking a … Continue reading

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No humanity here: the voices of asylum seeking children

Originally posted on delusions of equality:
‘There is no humanity here… that thing, I can promise you‘ (Asylum seeking child in Norway) I was lucky to go see Nowhere Home on Thursday night,  a documentary screened as part of the…

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X Marks the Spot: This week’s TEDx Talks

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Photo: Bruno Fernandes Each week, TEDx chooses four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Below, give this week’s talks…

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Can we overcome partisanship? TED@250 explores the economy, political gridlock and the fiscal cliff

Originally posted on TED Blog:
The term “fiscal cliff” has gained traction in the U.S. news in the past few months, at least in part because it paints a vivid metaphorical picture. Popularized by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, the…

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leukaemia treatment with HIV

Originally posted on The Bio Infos:
Doctors have used an experimental treatment involving the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) to combat a six year old’s leukaemia. The treatment involved using a disabled form of the virus to reprogram the child’s immune…

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