The plight of the Rohingya people is a huge issue in international the news right now. Since late August of this year approximately 600,000 Rohingya people have fled their homes in Myanmar (Burma) due to military persecution. That is a huge number considering there were only around 1.1 to 1.3 million Rohingya in Myanmar to… Read More No Place To Call Home, Learn More About The Persecuted Rohingya People
A huge topic in world news right now is the “return of Germany’s far right”. This all relates to Germany’s recent election where a party called Alternative for Germany (AfD—D because in German the name Germany translates to Deutschland), became the third most powerful party in the country snapping up around 12.6 percent of the… Read More The Return Of The Nazis? Explaining The Media Hubbub Regarding The Reemergence Of Germany’s Far Right.
Don’t you hate it when you encounter someone with a career you admire, but cannot for the life of you discover how he or she got to where they are. General advice like “stay open to opportunity” and “start from the bottom” is all well good but if you’re anything like me you will want… Read More Hey, How’d You Get That Job? With Author Sarah Vincent
I notice grass. I notice how healthy it is, how long it is and how green it is. On road trips I notice how grass changes from locale to locale. It’s a strange habit of mine, especially considering I am allergic to grass. I’m not looking at the stuff because I want to roll around… Read More 3 Spectacular Golf Resorts From Around The World
I LOVE Maybelline Brow Drama Sculpting Brow Mascara. I swear by it, it’s cheap and does a damn good job in adding thickness and colour to eyebrows of all kinds. I tell all my friends about it and have once or twice physically pinned someone down to try the product on them. Those resistors (“Stop!… Read More Get Thicker Brows In Less Than 20 Seconds Using Maybelline Brow Drama
The Internet has a black market and it is called, the Dark Web. Wah? Allow me to explain. You know how every city around the word has a seedy underbelly? Drug dealers, illegal brothels, assassins, corrupt politicians and that sort of thing. Well the Internet has that too and it is called the Dark Web.… Read More Topic Of The Week: The Dark Web
This is the fourth in a series of interviews I am conducting with the awesome and inspiring members of the Kayla Itsines BBG community. Click here to read my interview with Dr Ally a.k.a @healthybyfifty , click here to read my interview with Carrie a.k.a @fitbyfifty.us and click here to read my interview with Veronica a.k.a @fitleea. Since interviewing the wonderful and… Read More BBG Girl Interview: Alisha’s Fit Life a.k.a Alisha
I watched Game of Thrones from season 6 back to season 1. It was an accident. I hadn’t seen season 6 and wanted to do so before the much anticipated premier of season 7, then I realised I had missed certain episodes from season 5. Next thing you know I am working my way back… Read More I Watched The Game Of Thrones TV Series Backwards And This Is What I Noticed
I am always fascinated by stories of transformation, especially those that hold no bars and tell gritty truths about what it is like to change. Death by Dim Sim is one of those stories. A weight loss memoir by Australian author and former playwright, Sarah Vincent, the book chronicles Sarah’s struggle with obesity (she once… Read More What It Is Like To Lose 40 Kilos And Write About It, An Interview With Sarah Vincent Author of Death By Dim Sim
This is the second of a series of interviews I will be conducting with the awesome and inspiring members of the Kayla Itsines BBG community. Meet Carrie a.k.a fitbyfifty.us. Carrie wakes up every morning, has a coffee, feeds and takes her 4 dogs out and then gets ready to begin a workout. It is 6.30am… Read More BBG Girl Interview: Fit By Fifty US a.k.a Carrie
Attention members of the BBG community. Are there BBG girls you crush on? You know those accounts you visit daily for motivation and maybe a kick up the butt? I do, and while I know there are no “secrets” to success when it comes to health and fitness, I know that the awesome ladies who… Read More Fit Girl Interview: Healthy By Fifty a.k.a Dr Ally
There’s natural glam and then there’s natural glam. I call this this look Natural Glam Extra Strength. The key to this look is the eyes, you want them to look wide and open and just a little bit sultry. Use a white or light pink eyeshadow shade all over the eyelid and then define the… Read More Makeup Edit: Natural Glam Extra Strength
Asa Firda Inayah (alias Afi Nihaya Faradisa), 18, is an Indonesian teen who shot to fame thanks to intelligent, heartfelt and inspiring posts about religious tolerance posted on her Facebook page. In one viral post called Compassion In Our Religion published on May 25, 2017, Afi (to call her by her social media nickname) writes,… Read More Plagiarising For Peace? An Indonesian Teen Is Paying A Heavy Price For Support Of Pluralism.