Category Archives: Community

Home Grown

UBC – Day 28 Home Grown is Best! Home grown fruit and vegetables are best! Many folk do not, or have not, enjoyed the fruits of their own labour.  Especially now with many people living in apartments, there is little … Continue reading

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More on Exercise for Seniors

UBC – Day 27 Exercise for Seniors I know that to improve our health we must exercise more.  However,  I am disappointed at the offering for ageing people. Let me explain. I am what is often referred to as a … Continue reading

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Have you heard of Cricket?

UBC – Day 25 The Game of Cricket There are a handful of countries around the world that have cricket teams.  India, Pakistan, England, Australia, West Indies, South Africa, Sri Lanka, New Zealand to name a few. In summer, it … Continue reading

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Australia Day Celebrations

UBC Day 20 Australia Day We’ve just celebrated Australia Day – a day that is fun for all the supporters of this event, and sadness for our Indigenous people.  The native aboriginal people call it “Invasion Day” as it was … Continue reading

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Exercise for Seniors

UBC – Day 18 Getting Older I don’t exercise much these days. How I wish I could be more agile, like I was many years ago.  Getting old has its challenges and while I have been quite fit for most … Continue reading

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Do You go to Movies Alone?

UBC – Day 14 It started a long time ago, when doing shift work, that I learned to enjoy my own company when going to the movies alone. Why go to the movies alone? When I look back, it has … Continue reading

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Missing Child

UBC – Day 13 Missing Child There’s nothing scarier for a parent or grandparent than to experience a missing child. My grandchildren have grown up now, but some years ago, I experienced the trauma of a lost child.  “A”  was about … Continue reading

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The Value of Fingerspelling

UBC – Day 11 Many years ago, my mother taught me about fingerspelling.  I learned  how to use my fingers to spell words without having to use my voice to communicate. Fingerspelling Skills It is the way deaf people and … Continue reading

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The Bad Treatment of Women

Hasn’t there been a lot of media about the bad treatment of women by men, since the Harvey Weinstein issue broke some weeks ago?  Two key players in the entertainment industry in Australia have found their names in headlines, too. Boys … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year 2018 Happy New Year. Here it is.  The first day of 2018.  Where did 2017 go?  I used to say, that the older one gets, the faster time goes, but I am reliably informed that even young … Continue reading

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