Archive | August, 2015

HARDtalk Jürgen Todenhöfer

31 Aug
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HARDtalk Jürgen Todenhöfer

31 Aug

World Vision and NZ Herald’s campaign to help the 12.2 million refugees left homeless in Syria. Rachel Smalley tells some of their stories

29 Aug

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New Zealand: “A Big Heart for a Little Country”

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“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain-top of our desires.”

28 Aug

Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

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“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain-top of our desires.”

from  https://mandelamadiba.wordpress.com/2013/12/

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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“Sport has the power to change the world”

28 Aug

CNN Amanpour: Jewish and Muslim scholars speak out against intolerance

28 Aug

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Finding different ways of telling a story…

shining a light in the darkest of corners in the world

click on http://edition.cnn.com/shows/amanpour

and   http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/30/world/iyw-syria-education-deferred/index.html

Determined journalists defying obstacles in a relentless pursuit of the truth.

“Truth will ultimately prevail, when pains are taken to bring it to light.”

– George Washington

“Whilst we can (and should) celebrate our differences (unique), let not our varying beliefs divide us, but let the Spirit of our shared humanity be what defines and unites us all as common citizens of our planet.”

from http://www.breakdownwalls.wordpress.com

“Don’t shed blood, shed hatred.”

– Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India

“Truth and love must always prevail over lies and hate.”

– Vaclev Havel (former President of Czechoslovakia, poet and playright)

from http://www.wemustnothate.wordpress.com

“Together, one mind, one heart, one life, one small step at a time, let’s link hands and march into a new tomorrow, a better and brighter future. TOGETHER we can do it”

– c from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

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TOGETHER, one mind, one heart, one soul, one small step at a time, we can make some difference towards a better world, a brighter tomorrow

 “When people’s hearts are filled with love, the world is full of hope.”

You, too, can write a best-seller

25 Aug

"I Want to Write a Book!"

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Before James Patterson became the Guinness World Record-holder as the author with the most No. 1 New York Times best-sellers (67), he was a struggling writer with a thick folder of rejection letters. Thirty-one publishers passed on his first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, before Little, Brown and Company published it in 1976. The thriller, about a Nashville journalist tracking down an assassin, won the prestigious Edgar Award for best first novel from the Mystery Writers of America. Still, it sold only about 10,000 copies.

But his latest endeavour is particularly broad: teaching fiction to the masses.

Patterson, along with two-time Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman and tennis phenomenon Serena Williams, is kicking off the highly produced online video service MasterClass, where you can learn from the world’s best. Acting tips from Rain Man? Tennis secrets from the winner of 20 Grand Slam singles titles? The secret…

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