Posts tagged ‘protection’

February 7, 2017

Man’s Penguins’ Best Friend

by duncanr

guard-dogthe population of penguins on Middle Island off the coast of Australia was decimated by foxes until a local chicken farmer, cried ‘Swampy Marsh’, had a brilliant idea – he suggested using . . .

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August 20, 2013

Raksha Bandhan

by duncanr

Raksha Bandhan 2

One of the things I love about living in a multi-cultural city like Birmingham is the exposure to the customs and celebrations of different peoples

Today, for instance, is Raksha Bandhan – a day Hindus set aside to celebrate and strengthen the bond of love and protection between a brother and a sister . . .

The central ceremony involves . . .

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August 4, 2012

Beards and Mousetaches : Health Benefits

by duncanr

Sometimes (not often) I feel a wee bit sorry for less be-whiskered madhatters like ratty and nobbly

Research published by a team at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia reports that facial hair protects from UVR and that longer hair provides a higher UPF at the smaller SZA

See – http://tinyurl.com/boeq3s7

So I’m allright then – now if only it wasn’t for my bald heid !

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