Only in the USA: 21 All-American Experiences I Have Crossed off my List

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There are certain things in the UK (and around the world) that we stereotypically associate as 'American'. But the United States is an absolutely huge country, so what may be commonplace and typical in one area, say the West, certainly wouldn't be in Manhattan or Chicago! Nonetheless there are so many things I've always wanted ...

Sue Gessey: The Woman who Uses Reiki, Flower Remedies & Body Language to Heal Horses

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Sue Gessey is the co-founder of the Animal Healing Trust, a non-profit charity in the West Midlands that provides a loving home for 28 horses, looking after not just their physical, but emotional and spiritual well-being. 1) How did the Animal Healing Trust start? It started by accident! I had 2 horses Billy and Daisy that I ...

Ajarn Lek – Muay Chaiya Master

In 2011 I traveled to Thailand in search of a link between Buddhism, morality and the Thai martial art, Muay Thai. Along the way I discovered Ajarn Lek, a practitioner, teacher and master of Muay Chaiya, an ancient variation of Muay Thai. He was kind enough to invite me over to discover more. (The following interview ...

Aki Ra & the Cambodian Landmine Museum

Today I read an article about the incredible work of APOPO - a Belgian NGO based in Tanzania that trains Gambian pouched rats to detect land-mines and alert their handlers of their presence. The rats are indigenous, easy to keep and cheap to feed. They are light enough to not detonate the land-mines and they ...