World on fire; Victoria on fire over Covid-19

Covid-19, the novel coronavirus, respiratory disease pandemic of 2020, seems to have also unleashed a pandemic of polarised community argument. More than argument it is rage, accusation, blame and protest. It is perhaps epitomised by what we see in the U.S.A., with...

The Ancient Wisdom of Indian Sages

While all Ages and locations on the globe have produced wise philosophers and guides who could help people with life’s problems, the Indian subcontinent, from far south to the Himalayas seems to have produced a great many. Or should I say they are the ones that...

Death awareness in a pandemic

Coronavirus is almost the only word on news bulletins and everybody’s lips in these early months of 2020. Followed by pandemic, ‘social distancing’ and ‘flattening the curve’. And when the daily, bulging statistics are presented,...

Breathing—you should try it

We do it hundreds of times each hour and many thousands per day—breathing. It’s the process of movements of our chest and diaphragm to cause air to move into and out of our lungs. Yes AIR, not oxygen; oxygen is just one bit of air. Air generally consists of...