Day 95 Sticky Situation

Everywhere we go, on the pavement, under our desk at school or the table in the restaurant, sometimes stuck to the bottom of our shoe, or some extremely unlucky people may have ended up with it in their hair... Chewing Gum. So what is it? Why do we chew it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NoFC-AokdE BrainStuff - HowStuffWorks Chewing… Continue reading Day 95 Sticky Situation

Day 92 Autism Awareness Day

One in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK.¬†National Autistic Society Autism is a disorder affecting a persons social interactions, language and how they communicate. It is believed that autism is caused by brain development and possibly genetics. Signs usually develop in children… Continue reading Day 92 Autism Awareness Day

Day 90 Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg was founded in 1971 by Michael Hart, with the mission "To encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks.". Since 1971, Project Gutenberg has developed a library of more than 60,000 eBooks, which are available for anyone to read for free. It has done this with the help of many volunteers who signed up… Continue reading Day 90 Project Gutenberg

Day 89 Bipolar Day

Bipolar is a severe mental disorder that affects a person's mood; it can cause a major swing in mood, feelings, actions and energy, with possible episodes of mania or depression. It can affect anyone but usually develops before a person reaches 20 years of age, however can still develop before the age of 40 but… Continue reading Day 89 Bipolar Day

Day 70 Slow Down

Coming from a city life and working in hospitality, I know the pressures of living fast paced. It has basically been embedded in me from a young age. This is the same for many people, whether we are born in to a fast paced lifestyle or we work ourselves into one. We get so use… Continue reading Day 70 Slow Down

Day 63 The Ethical Consumer

If we want to encourage change in the world, a good place to look at is where we are spending our money. Just like ourselves, companies can have a good or bad impact on the world. They can choose to be good for the environment, to support animal welfare and human rights. But they can… Continue reading Day 63 The Ethical Consumer

Day 61 Donate To A Shelter

I mentioned previously that Kovu, my cat, gets a lot of presents for his birthday and Christmas, but usually he plays with the packaging more than the actual present. He has more and more toys sat waiting for him to play with them, yet he steals the empty box from my eye drops, my favourite… Continue reading Day 61 Donate To A Shelter

Day 57 Give A Little

Today is inspired by one of my oldest and best friends. When I signed up to Trek26 to raise money for Alzheimers Society, I asked if he would sponsor me and he donated a very generous ¬£20. I am extremely grateful for this, especially during these uncertain times, being self employed during Covid, it is… Continue reading Day 57 Give A Little

Day 50 Poachers

Poaching is the illegal hunting and killing of wild animals. Poachers threaten innocent wild animals, killing them for fun, for sport and to collect rare parts. Certain wild animal products are believed to have medicine qualities, but there is no evidence of this! Illegal hunting of animals has caused more species to become endangered leading… Continue reading Day 50 Poachers

Day 39 International Epilepsy Day

Around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases globally.World Health Organisation Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition identified by seizures. It can happen to anyone at any time in their life. The cause of epilepsy can be genetic tendencies, inherited or not, or structural changes due to… Continue reading Day 39 International Epilepsy Day