I flew back into Sydney from Beijing Saturday morning (yes, my arms are tired), and I have to say that the best thing about being back is being able to see the sky. In my three weeks in China I probably saw blue sky twice, and both of those times were through a haze of smog. Here’s a picture of the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall taken on a lovely smoggy day.
Continue reading Some highs and lows from China
Religion and Politics – will we ever be able to separate the two? I just got sent this picture and thought that I’d share it with you. Continue reading A picture tells a thousand words, but which ones?
In theory, it’s great. Having sat down at the dining table, or even on the couch in front of the TV, you spend a few short moments reflecting on the food you are about to eat. You give thanks to the living beings that died to bring the meal your way (vegetables have feelings too), and you sympathize with those who do not have, and maybe never will have, the good fortune of such easy access to food and drink.
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Sex. Fun, yes – most of the time. But let’s not forget that cross-gender intercourse can lead to pregnancy, even in teenagers.
Continue reading Teenage Hornbag