Thought for the Week – Surprising Symbol

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The @ symbol has become an integral part of all our electronic communication. It was originally used in monastic manuscripts before the printing press was [Read More]

Thought for the Week – How suggestible we are! The Florida Effect

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In a classic experiment students at New York University were asked to assemble four-word sentences from a set of five words (for example, “finds he [Read More]

Thought for the Week – Mind our Plants

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Our planet provides over 80,000 species of plants for use as food.  The food industry only uses about 20 species of plant and this is [Read More]

Thought for the Week – Resurrection Plant

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Resurrection Plant
 The Resurrection Plant lives in the desert. It exists as a dried ball of twigs and is blown around the desert. It can exist [Read More]

Thought for Easter – Bathing in the Sea

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As we approach Easter and its loaded days of ritual it is useful to pause and consider how we might approach this time.
Participating in mystery [Read More]

Thought for the Week – Hedgerows

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As farmers are pushed to use every inch of their land to produce cheaper food, more and more hedgerow are being removed. There is a [Read More]