Author Archives: Bettieluv

About Bettieluv

Born in 1944 in London, England. Raised in Qatar, Libya and Malta. Settled in Canada. Devoted Roman Catholic. Living in Toronto. Retired Senior Systems Analyst.

How creativity is helped by failure

Viewpoint: How creativity is helped by failure – BBC News Source: Viewpoint: How creativity is helped by failure – BBC News A design college in the United States [held an] exhibition about creativity. It [was] called “Permission to Fail”. The … Continue reading

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We’re Growing

My little midtown park, Oriole Park in Toronto, has a joyful sense of community, including a sweet little Community Garden in which we can all participate. Please click here :>  We’re Growing  <: to see its WordPress site.

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The most beautiful theory

The most beautiful theory: Gravity is not a force; it is a distortion of space-time. As John Wheeler, a physicist given to pithy dictums about tricky physics, put it decades later: “Space-time tells matter how to move; matter tells space-time … Continue reading

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Your Thong Might Be Bad For Your Health

Your Thong Might Be Bad For Your Health Source: Huffington Post (Opens in a new tab, window or screen.) “That thong may be depositing colonic bacteria into your vagina or urethra.” My ex used to call thongs “bum floss”, – … Continue reading

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July 6, 2017

And it came to her in a dream that . . . . Actually, that rather biblical-sounding thing did happen last night, – about my WordPress blogs hobby. In a half-wakeful, thoughtful reverie, my semiconscious me reasoned that instead of my … Continue reading

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No desk of your own?

No desk of your own! http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/future-workplace-innovations-1.4119806 “This is my office now,” Kathy laughs, holding up a backpack. Inside are her computer, glasses, chargers, and everything else she needs to get through the day. She also has a locker, as all employees … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Mess With Women

Notwithstanding the justice of their cause, one cannot help but admire the attention-getting wit of the reverend having “- Fallopians 19:73” as the citation on her sign which she carried in the Women’s March on Seattle on the day after … Continue reading

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