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A new start... a new website  »  Cornish Dreamer
If any readers still check this blog, I am sorry to have abandoned the site for some time. I have been working on many things: work, life, the usual things that have distracted me from blogging.I have started a new leaf, with new ideas and a clear goal to aim for. A totally new direction. I wondered if you would care to join me for the journey? If so, pop on over to www.livelifeexplore.co.uk and let me know what you think.All the best,Claire ...
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Posted:  5/25 9:00pm
Nairn - Highland Council refuse collection schedules - 2016 to 2018  »  Bill's Comment Page
You can download a calendar of the refuse collection schedule for your street/area within Highland Council by visiting its website here. Enter your area/town by clicking on the drop-down menu in the "category" box and your town and/or street name (leave out 'street', 'avenue', 'terrace' etc, insert only the actual name) in the "keywords” box. Once you find your area, you can download the collection schedule, which will be in .pdf format. Currently available are refuse collection schedules for the period April 2016 to March 2018.NB/ For information, my earlier articles in July 2011 and November 2014 (respective links links  ...
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Posted:  5/25 3:28pm
Oklahoma Thinks Trans Student Bathroom Use Is an ‘Emergency’  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Oklahoma Republicans want to declare a "state of emergency" with a new bill that aims to undo the Obama administration's directive protecting trans students. ...
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Posted:  5/25 5:00pm
There’s Hope on the Horizon for Advanced Skin Cancer Sufferers  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A new cancer drug can reportedly improve the survival chances for patients afflicted with a previously fatal form of aggressive skin cancer. ...
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Posted:  5/24 10:30pm
The Truth About Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and BPD  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
We've all probably heard of mental health conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder, but separating the myths from the facts about these conditions can be more tricky. ...
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Posted:  5/24 4:00pm
All Yesterdays: A Cognitive Shift In How We Look At Dinosaurs  »  Moonlight Investigation
All Yesterdays will make you love dinosaurs anew. The way we view dinosaurs, and the way that artists have depicted them, has changed greatly over the last century (and even over the last decade). Though a child of the 1980s, my love for dinosaurs started with hand-me-down dinosaur books from the 1960s and 1970s which depicted swamp-dwelling brachiosaurs and bulky, slow-moving biped hunters. At 10 years old my view of dinosaurs was changed forever by Jurassic Park (the book and movie, I was a bit of a JP junkie). Fast moving, sleek, powerful dinosaurs were now all the rage ...
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Posted:  5/24 2:45am
Monsanto Weed Killer Could Soon Be Removed from European Shelves  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Companies like Monsanto, Dow and Syngenta face the prospect of their weedkiller products being yanked from European shelves after an E.U. regulatory commission failed -- for the second time -- to decide whether to renew the license for the product's key ingredient, glyphosate. ...
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Posted:  5/23 10:30pm
Why Are HIV Patients Less Likely to Receive Cancer Care?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
People who are living with HIV are less likely to receive cancer care than those who are HIV negative -- even if they have private insurance -- a new study finds. Why is this, and what can we do to ensure HIV-positive people receive the treatment they need? ...
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Posted:  5/23 4:00pm
The Do No Harm Act: Fighting Back Against the Religious Right  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Democrats in Congress have introduced legislation that would amend federal law to clarify that while religious freedom is critical to civil life, it cannot be used to infringe the civil rights of others. ...
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Posted:  5/22 6:00pm
Pope Francis Backs a Religious Right to Discriminate  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Pope Francis has declared his belief that heads of state and people in authority should be able to refuse to recognize actions that go against their religious convictions, such as same-gender civil unions and marriages. ...
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Posted:  5/20 7:30pm
Denmark to the WHO: Trans Identity Is Not a Mental Illness  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Denmark became the first European country to announce it is prepared to break away from international standards established by the World Health Organization (WHO) and stop classifying being transgender as a mental illness. ...
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Posted:  5/20 6:00pm
The enigmatic bolster pillow  »  Things I can't tell boyfriend number 1
"So are you going to come out to your mother on this trip?" I ask boyfriend K last month.We're about to embark on a month long holiday to Asia :-). The plan is to visit several countries, including a couple of weeks in boyfriend K's home country. And as part of the itinerary in boyfriend K's home country, we'll be spending some time with his family."Of course not!" answers boyfriend K, with a very defensive tone in his voice."Each time I meet your mother, and each time she sees us spending time together, I get even more convinced ...
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Posted:  5/20 4:45pm