Respect is a simple word – Ubuntu

The most false lesson given to our children, given to us is: “Respect needs to be earned” To that I always utter the simple statement of “Huh?”.  Why does respect have to be earned? Why is it not given outright, why shouldn’t it? We are taught from a young age that respect needs to be earned, that we must respect the elder and wiser not … Continue reading Respect is a simple word – Ubuntu

Smarties are the World

Just a normal box of smarties, a box filled with candy coated chocolate orbs of heaven.  Would that same box hold the same pleasure if all the chocolate inside was coated in one colour? Would it still be fun? As a kid I would love separating all the colours and then eating one by one, I’d count how many reds, how many blues, greens, oranges … Continue reading Smarties are the World

Weekly fruit salad – Número Quince

Number 15 disguised as Número quince in Spanish, time has flown and I myself can not believe this is the 15th salad.  Scary how time flies and I honestly can’t wait to be able to say “I Am Home“. Apologies for the late Salad, life threw some things at me and I fell over – you know me, clumsy and a bit Like a Rolling … Continue reading Weekly fruit salad – Número Quince

Weekly Fruit Salad – Numero Tredici

Ah who can say it better than the Italians eh? Indoods, the way the language rolls off my tongue while I do my famous Italian impression with spaghetti or is it… ah forget it.  With regards to my Views on the Weakly News, well it has been one hellofacat week and admittedly I am still getting my bearings so please grizzly bear with me. REALLY, … Continue reading Weekly Fruit Salad – Numero Tredici

Weekly Fruit Salad – Nombre douze

Yip you got it, in honour of Froggywoogies birthday this week the “number” is in french.  Daydreamin’, Guilty Pleasures & Under appreciated Gems, Rats, Reincarnation, Research and Religion this Salad has it all including a total of approximately 100 links (I trimmed and added then got lazy… Sue me as the Americans do!) Dancing with the universe as always I must warn you not to … Continue reading Weekly Fruit Salad – Nombre douze

Ubuntu in a Can

No I am not talking about the operating system, I am talking about an African saying that has been blown out by the Western world. What is the real Ubuntu? Pronounced as uu-Boon-too or uu-Bun-too. Ubuntu, also known as Unhu in other parts of Africa, is an ethical philosophy held by many Africans and now Westerners (First World) that focuses on how we treat one … Continue reading Ubuntu in a Can