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Additives and the Diet

E For Additives

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This is a brief introduction to understanding what additives are found in the modern industrialised diet and has been set out to demonstrate some of the effects that additives have on health and behaviour. Everything presented here is direct excerpt from a famous and respected book called E for Additives.  I have tried to include passages from the book which are most demonstrative of the importance of being aware of what we eat.
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Books Should Be Free

Books Should Be Free makes the world’s public domain audio books available for browsing in a visual and entertaining way. All audio books on are in the public domain. This means that no one holds a copyright on these books and therefore anyone including is free to distribute them.

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Adult Access to Learning Opportunities: A Digest by Alex Dunedin

In international discussions, it is conventional to subdivide the topic of adult and continuing education into three categories: formal, non-formal and informal adult and continuing education.  Thereafter, the definitions tend to differ in important ways.  A useful formulation gives the following content to the categories:

  • Formal: What is provided by the education and training system set up or sponsored by the state for the specific purpose of educating and training adults.
  • Non-formal: The learning and educational opportunities available to adults outside the formal system in agencies and contexts with primary objectives to which education and training are subordinate.
  • Informal: The lifelong process by which every person acquires and accumulates knowledge, skills and attitudes and insights from daily experience and exposure to the environment – at home, at work, and in leisure. Continue reading “Adult Access to Learning Opportunities: A Digest by Alex Dunedin” »

Podcast: Music In India; Music In Me By Jatin Puri

On the 26th Aug 2011 in the Edinburgh International Festival, Jatin Puri, an Indian Musician did a talk called “Music in India; Music in Me”. This is the podcast of the talk.

Having been involved in the music industry in India since 2004, he brought a wealth of insight into the forces with which an independent musician has to contend in India.  With a desire to have always been a musician, it was his dream since being a child. Its not easy being a musician in India, especially if you’re an independent artist. But music is all he knows and is determined to do whatever it takes to earn a living being the creative artist he is. Continue reading “Podcast: Music In India; Music In Me By Jatin Puri” »

Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute engages media professionals, scholars and other citizens in programs aimed at strengthening journalism in the service of democracy. RJI generates and tests new techniques and new thinking that promise to improve journalism.

RJI’s work crosses diverse specialties within journalism, including media convergence, editorial content and methods, the evolution of advertising, innovation in management and the impact of new technologies.

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Music: Sukh


On the 5th of July we got the local talent of Sukh playing from his debut album ‘Kings’ in the Castle Hotel in Manchester.  Sukh (born 1988) is a Manchester based singer songwriter with many creative strings to his bow.

Characterised by his raw voice and various guitar tunings his songs invite the listener into the inner world of his mind. He plays guitar, piano and has recently finished recording his debut album “Kings”. Drawing upon by the likes of Dylan, Sigur Ros, the National and his favourite novelists his music has been said to be always warm, inviting and honest.

Twitter: @sukhsmusic

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