Friday food treat: Tamagoyaki

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Photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamagoyaki

Tamagoyaki is Japanese omelette. The word “tamagoyaki” means literally “grilled egg”. It is made by rolling together layers of cooked egg in a rectangular pan called a makiyakinabe

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Is it time for a change?

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Photo by Ross Findon on Unsplash.com

The Christmas break and holidays are over. Perhaps in that time you had an opportunity to reflect on your work, your aspirations and your life in general. Perhaps you came to the conclusion that it’s time for a change? Well – how do you do that?

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Thoughts about technology …

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Photo credit: Kevin via unsplash.com

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
~ Carl Sagan

Friday food treat: Bento boxes

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Bento boxes are meals packed in boxes, that have s number of different parts. It is reflective of Japanese meals – they often have a number of dishes on offer at a meal. The bento box is like a Japanese lunchbox with different compartments to hold the different dishes.

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Thoughts about artificial intelligence …

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Photo by Andy Kelly on Unsplash.com

We must address, individually and collectively, moral and ethical issues raised by cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence and biotechnology, which will enable significant life extension, designer babies, and memory extraction.
~ Klaus Schwab

Friday food treat: Hokkaido style Cheese tart

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Source: dreamersloft.blogspot.sg

There is a little food store that has “popped up” on one of the main streets in Hirafu. They specialise in local dairy products. One of these is the very tasty cheese tart, or cheesu tarturo as my Japanese friends call it.

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Thoughts about screen time …

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Photo by Hanny Naibaho on Unsplash.com

Whether you are a parent or not, carving out time to turn off your devices, to disconnect from the wired world and engage with the real people who are all around you, is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and the people you love.
~ Alan Brown

Are you having too much screen time?

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Parents often limit their children’s screen time. But what about the big kids? Do you spend too much time in front of screens? And if you do, what of it?

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Friday food treat: Tamago kake gohan

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Photo credit: chia.a.kiing via instagram

Here is a popular rice dish that is simple to prepare. It is frequently eaten for breakfast but really is an option at any time of day.

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