Why Aren’t Men In Their 30s Pressured To Have Kids? The Answer Isn’t Biological …

“Over the weekend women in their 20s were again under pressure to conceive. But this debate isn’t about fertility so much as an outdated social conservatism”   ere is an assertion with which you will be familiar. After 30, women’s fertility falls drastically. Their chances of conceiving naturally plummet, and they are left relying on… Read More

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

ORIGINAL TITLE: Slumdog Millionaire DIRECTOR: Danny Boyle PRODUCER: Co-production UK-USA; Fox Searchlight / Warner Independent / Celador Films / Film4 SCREEN WRITER: Simon Beaufoy CAST: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Saurabh Shukla,Mia Drake, Rajendranath Zutshi, Rubina Ali, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar RUNNING TIME: 123 min. RATING: 7/10 The first time I… Read More

School Summer Holidays Reduced To Just Four Weeks

So… here we all are. Six (or maybe even seven) glorious long weeks of school summer holidays. It’s what we all look forward to – isn’t it? Not according to some parents who asked their kids’ schools to reduce the long summer break to just four weeks. And to their surprise, the schools agreed. Two… Read More

Lake Tuz Golu: Turkish Lake Turned Beautifully Red By Blossoming Of Crimson Algae

“Beautiful photos have captured the natural phenomenon in Turkey’s second largest lake” A lake in Turkey has become bright red as enormous algae bloom within the waters. Photographer Murat Oner Tas has captured the now crimson lake in all its glory. Mashable reports that the saline Tuz Golu lake is home to Dunaliella Salinas algae. The… Read More

The Waris Dirie Story

My family was a tribe of herdsmen in the Somalian desert. And as a child, the freedom I had to experience nature’s sights, sounds and smells was pure joy. We watched lions baking in the sun. We ran with giraffes, zebras and foxes. We chased hyraxes—rabbit-size animals—through the sand. I was so happy. Gradually, those… Read More

Momos: Taste Of Nepal

Momos – (Dumplings) Meat or Vegetable Filled Momo Momos are bite-size dumplings with a meat or vegetable filling, wrapped in a dough accompanied by spicy dipping sauce. When it comes to simple, delicious, one-meal dishes of Nepal, you can’t beat the famous MOMOSम:म:  served with a variety of dipping sauces. A traditional serving of meat-filled… Read More

Sugary Foods Leave UK Children Facing Tooth Decay ‘Crisis’

“Senior dental surgeon calls for cigarette packet-style health warnings on packaging of sweets and fizzy drinks” British children face a tooth decay “crisis” with huge numbers needing to have teeth removed under general anaesthetic, according to a senior dental surgeon. Professor Nigel Hunt, dean of the Royal College of Surgeons’ dental faculty, also called for… Read More

Angela Merkel Comforts Sobbing Refugee But Says Germany Can’t Help Everyone

“Chancellor tries to comfort Palestinian girl whose family faces the threat of deportation after telling her Germany ‘just can’t manage’ to take every refugee” Rarely has Angela Merkel been so directly confronted with the consequences of her own politics. But an emotional encounter with a young Palestinian left her momentarily speechless and unable to adequately… Read More

Dr Kartar Lalvani Has Turned Vitabiotics Into A Market Leader

“A better pill to swallow” After years of slow and steady growth, Dr Kartar Lalvani has turned Vitabiotics into a market leader. He tells us how… When Dr Kartar Lalvani founded Vitabiotics in London in 1971, it was the UK’s only specialist vitamin supplement company. Today, the company produces a range of well-known brands, including… Read More

SYRIA CAMPAIGN FILM

  “Warning: You will not be able to forget this 90-second video… No one-second-a-day video you’ve ever seen, or are likely to see, will have the impact of this ad…” After three years of conflict in Syria, international attention about the issue had waned. The devastating humanitarian crisis engulfing Syria’s children was being ignored. Save… Read More