Remember World Mental Health Day tomorrow

The tenth of October 2018 is World Mental Health Day. Yes, that's tomorrow. There is a website dedicated to the topic and the date 1010.org.au In Australia, in 2017 there were 3,128 suicides compared with 2,866 in 2016. Obviously this is a worrying trend. On a more positive note, with $9 billion dollars being spent … Continue reading Remember World Mental Health Day tomorrow

Alan Jones = Everest, major fail. See field.

I try to live by the adage 'if you have nothing good to say about someone, say nothing'. However, yes, I am going to contradict myself, and join in the chorus of people who found Radio 2GB's Alan Jones AO, to be an aggressive bully in the way he interviewed the Sydney Opera House CEO … Continue reading Alan Jones = Everest, major fail. See field.

Late night conundrum

It is yet again late at night, and here I am at the computer typing a blog post, as I have set myself a goal/challenge to write a post for the next forty days straight. It is a little experiment for me. Thinking of topics is not a huge issue. Sitting down and writing is … Continue reading Late night conundrum

Lots of horse races

Today was the Turnbull Stakes in Melbourne. The super star horse Winx won the 2000m Group 1 race at Flemington. It was Winx's 28th consecutive win. She is an amazing horse. It was a beautiful sunny day in the low 20's and although I could have gone, sometimes, you just have to prioritise things, and … Continue reading Lots of horse races

The first week of October 2018 is sleep awareness week

I was trying to find the date for Mental Health Week 2018, but instead, I have just learned that we are right in the middle of Sleep Awareness Week in Australia. The dates are literally¬†1-7 October 2018, so still a couple of days to go. Here is the main website¬†https://www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au 'Improving people's lives through better … Continue reading The first week of October 2018 is sleep awareness week

Products to help the environment are on the rise

I have been reading ReNew magazine recently. If you do not know it, it has been published by the Alternative Technology Association (ATA) since 1980. It is a quarterly publication. See renew.org.au for further information and to subscribe if you wish. The magazine is also available at newsagents. Apart from a number of interesting articles, … Continue reading Products to help the environment are on the rise

A modern dilema, too many websites!

I think I may have too many websites. I decided to challenge myself to write a short blog post for the next forty days, commencing on 1 October. So I started. Two down and 38 to go. But then I realised I meant to start publishing these posts on my website theblog-ed.com, as it seemed … Continue reading A modern dilema, too many websites!