Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Same Experience (a short story)

From a distance he saw how happy she was. He would have preferred it differently, though. Not that he didn't want her to be happy, he would have liked to be the one she was happy with.

Ankle-deep in water he marched his wellingtons through the surf.

A stiff cold breeze made him shiver and he closed his eyes. He was one with the air, the water and the earth.

Wind-blown and soul-tied.

He knew her to be somewhere ahead of him and that they were not together. But that was all-right, because they shared the same experience.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A positive world

China is still in the lead concerning the use and mining of coal. But it's also leading in innovations in the area of solar power, so it's not all bad. Take this solar road for example: it charges electric vehicles while driving!



Many consider Brexit to be something negative. But someone took a lot of effort to look at the whole thing in a different - and rather funny! - light:



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Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Yes, you can make a difference

'The system' is too old or too big or too powerful to fight? It may seem that way but is not always true. Look at people like Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Mandela to see examples of how even one single person can make a huge difference. That person does not even need to be a strong man but can also be a young girl. Just look at Malala. Here's another example of people who wouldn't take it any longer and decided to fight the system, na matter the cost to themselves. Here are 'the 12 policemen from NYPD':





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