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‘Yesterday’ – Art by Alfredo Zotti

by Alfredo Zotti The painting was done at a time when I was coming out of a strong depression. It is partly from my imagination and partly inspired by a vase that my wife had bought from a second-hand shop. I liked this vase because it did not have a symmetric shape, being handmade probably…

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Wild-N-Free

by Max Skinwood A child looks in the mirror and what Do they SEE Everything they want to Be The Mirror is a River Slow-n-Deep In its self imposed prison Wild-N-Free The Face in the Mirror has an Imperfection in Its Reflection Is it Vanity The Mirror tells a Story A Scar from a Cleat…

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Paper Bird – Business and Art with Karla Phipps

by Michell Spoden Mother, assistant in nursing at aged care facility and now small business owner, meet my guest Karla Phipps, a young Australian woman who has integrated art with business, called Paper Bird.    Michell: Please share with us what the inspiration was in starting your business. Karla Phipps: Two things in a way –…

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Addiction: Not Just a Problem for Young People

by Sara Stringer When we think of addiction, we typically view it as a young person’s problem. And while it’s true that addiction is common in teens and young adults, this disease affects older individuals in staggering numbers. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, substance abuse among the elderly is one of…

orthopedics

Latest Trends and Developments in Orthopedics

by John Gary Total joint replacement (TJR) happens when a joint has been compromised and needs to be replaced. Orthopedic surgeons will remove the destroyed joint and replace it with a new one. Sometimes only a portion of the joint needs to be replaced, concentrating on the impaired parts. Usually a doctor will recommend joint…

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Scent of Life – Flower Essence Therapy

by Michell Spoden Recently I have been drawn to the scents around me from candles of amber and incense that create a relaxed feeling to body wash of eucalyptus and spearmint that cool my skin; the power of life is in them indeed. Richard Katz and Patricia Kaminski are married and professional partners, and directors…

PGDM

Career Choices after Completing PGDM Courses

by Jack Dawson Do you want to learn more about PGDM and MBA courses? There are always divided opinions on supporting preference for MBA and PGDM courses. MBA is a degree course, while PGDM is diploma course. Due to this reason, many people even after completing want to pursue MBA courses on their specific preferred streams.…

María Blasco Gamarra

Authors on Friedreich’s Ataxia – María Blasco Gamarra

by Michell Spoden This interview is part of literacy project with Authors on Friedreich’s Ataxia series, and my interviewee today is 41-year- old María Blasco Gamarra from Spain. Michell: Please tell a bit about your academic background and profession. María Blasco Gamarra: I am a graduate in Hispanic Studies and a graduate in Basque Studies…