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15 global challenges that cannot be addressed by any government acting alone

  The 15 Global Challenges  from t he Millennium Project, a global participatory think tank. 1. How can sustainable development be achieved for all while addressing global climate change? 2. How can everyone have sufficient clean water without conflict? 3. How can population growth and resources be brought into balance? 4. How can genuine democracy emerge from authoritarian regimes? 5. How can decisionmaking be enhanced by integrating improved global foresight during unprecedented accelerating change? 6. How can the global convergence of information and communications technologies work for everyone? 7. How can ethical market economies be encouraged to help reduce the gap between rich and poor? 8. How can the threat of new and reemerging diseases and immune micro-organisms be reduced? 9. How can education make humanity more intelligent, knowledgeable, and wise enough to address its global challenges? 10. How can shared values and new security strategies reduce ethnic conflicts, terroris

Fwd: The Bad Paint Black And The Good Paint Angel White

------------------------------------------- 达则兼济天下,雅能独善其身。 ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Dory Sheng < > Date: Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 8:06 PM Subject: story To: Jim Sheng < > The Bad Paint Black And The Good Paint Angel White Once there were two paints Bad Black and Angel White. The Bad Black was obviously just bad, or mean, or nasty, whatever you call it. So now on Angel White. Angel White was just an ordinary color but she was good. The Bad Black made nightmares. The Angel White made wishes come true. Bad Black lived in a smelly old palace think of it think of it! picture it in you're head! and Angel White had a nice and good smelling palace even and do same with Bad Black's palace picture in your head. now on story part O nce upon a time there were two paints Bad Black and Angel White. Angel white was very sad  because her kingdom has ruine

Fwd: War Apple

I wonder why the God didn't interfere at the beginning of the war? ------------------------------------------- 达则兼济天下,雅能独善其身。 ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Brenda Sheng < > Date: Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 7:43 PM Subject: Story To: Jim Sheng < > War Apple (Title copied from War Horse) Once upon a time in food kingdom royal Queen Apple and King Choco Bar ruled over the healthy and unhealthy kingdoms. It was all peaceful until the rainbow marshmallow volcano erupted and made new land in the north of The food kingdom. Queen Apple declared it as her land since the land was more onto Queen apples land.  "Not fair!" Yelled King Choco Bar.  "The land is on our side so it is ours!" grumbled Queen Apple.  "I DECLARE WAR!" announced King Choco Bar. Queen Apple and King Choco Bar started making propaganda posters


In Scotland. I like messy garden, in spring and summer, we have daisy, buttercup, now it's autumn ...

Fwd: The Battlefield

------------------------------------------- 达则兼济天下,雅能独善其身。 ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Brenda Sheng < > Date: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 8:13 PM Subject: Story To: Jim Sheng < > The Battlefield I am Kyle, I had to join the war since I'm 19. Mother says that I will be okay if I believe in myself. I have brown hair, blue eyes and some weird ''X'' on my stomach. I don't know what this means... The first day of training seemed like hell, I was trained harshly and taught to hold a gun. It was scary, this was the first time I ever thought about war. I never thought war would come to our country... France. The person who trained me was called Captain Francis. I was the shakiest trooper and I got yelled at for not concentrating on aiming. I saw horses and some thoroughbreds, stallions and battle equipment. The training went on and on, the

Fw: Chicken Man

Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device From: Dory Sheng <> Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:14:24 +0100 To: Jim Sheng<> Subject: Story The Chicken  Man Once upon a time there was a chicken. He was lost, so he gone everywhere to find a farm but he couldn't. He ate grass, he thought very short grass was green grain. When the chicken was walking on the road he saw a man and the man saw the chicken.  The man was hungry. So he took him home and cooked him and ate him. After he was changing shape and he was turning smaller and his head was big.  And he had human legs and he was turning into a shape like a chicken  and instead of the red thing under his chin  he got a beard!  he was so fat he was like a chicken man with a fat belly. It looked strange. When he went outside, everyone was laughing at him.  He was mad very mad   so he went back home and pushed his door to close it. Then he made a potion with his feet.  Then aft


It's taller than me. Summer is almost gone, I wonder if it will survive sudden weather change in Glasgow. Slugs love to eat the stem skin, I have to check everyday, and pick up and throw them on to the juicy dandelions. Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device

Yes campaign

The date to vote for independence referendum of Scotland starts to count down, and you may see many Yes logo on the street, but this is not one of them. Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device