On arrival in Niseko, I received a photo challenge from my sister. So here it is – our first seven days in Japan, in black and white images. In the exercise, there were to be no people and no explanations. I have chosen to annotate them for this post.
Category archive: Lifestyle
The secret of longevity may not lie in a special supplement, through particular exercise programs or dietary regimes. Whilst all these contribute to physical health, there is another factor that can impact behavioural, psychological and physiological health. Friendship.
The Word from a Bird blog has reached a milestone: 500 blog posts! I nearly fell off my perch when I realised this. 500 blog posts over three years = thousands of words, lots of late nights and learning along the way. This was all made possible by you.
A colleague recently came to work looking the worse for wear. She’d had two successive nights of disturbed sleep, was exhausted and unable to focus or settle into her work day. That’s manageable when it happens occasionally, but getting enough sleep is vital to our well-being in surprising ways.
Rodney is a garbage collector and recycler at Mt Hotham. He has worked at Hotham for 7 years. He is part of a team that recycles as much of the rubbish collected in the resort as possible. In this job he works towards reducing the amount of landfill, and increasing the amount of waste that can be recycled. Even though this is his day job, he brings this to his personal life as well. His story is good news for people in need.