Australia, blogging

Australia Votes for Decency

In the former Yugoslav country of Slovenia, "liberal newcomer Robert Golob defeated populist, Trump-fan Janes Janša, in an election tipped as a "referendum on democracy." His movement, launched only in January, snapped a whopping 34.5% of the vote. [Thanks Manja Mexi for the link]. Two days ago, it was Australia's turn to vote. A country… Continue reading Australia Votes for Decency

Australia, blogging

Friendly Friday Challenge – Unique Treats

I was contextually reading about the 1800's, in Munster, Ireland, when I came across this: As part of the British colony, it [Munster], provided grain, meat and linens for booming English cities, while its own citizens faced poverty and sometimes starvation. This was particularly acute in the remote regions of Munster, where most families were… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Unique Treats

Puppy dog
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Sweet Potato Doggy Muffins

Human food is meant for humans, dog food for dogs. Too much human food can make a dog sick, so if you want to organize a birthday party or some home-made treats for your precious pooch, these savoury muffins are just perfect. The doggies will love them. The Schnauzers did. Just remember to remove the… Continue reading Sweet Potato Doggy Muffins

kristina ohlsson book review
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Friday Fictioneers in 100 Words

Write a story 100 words or less based on the photo prompt. Not so easy as you think. I am hoping it will hone my literary fiction skills, which are poor at best. So here is my first contribution. He seemed so kind. Like he was the one. The rose, a spontaneous gift, accompanied by… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers in 100 Words

Mental Health

The Spotlight Effect, Sales, Social Phobia and Anxiety

Research has shown that many people drastically overestimate the effect they have on others and surprisingly this so-called "Spotlight effect", has relevance both for the way we select items for purchase, and for those folk who feel anxious in social situations. The Anchoring Effect and Comparison It has been observed in studies that when judging… Continue reading The Spotlight Effect, Sales, Social Phobia and Anxiety