The Last Battle Poem

The Last Battle – A Little Poem for the lost of PTS Pets

Back in the days when I was a Veterinary nurse, it was always difficult to see pets being put to sleep – to end a pet’s life that suffers from terminal illness or severe injuries. Deeply sadden, we usually send out a card with this little poem to hope owners would able to find comfort from griefs: THE LAST BATTLE …

Toastmaters

Your Role as a Grammarian | Toastmasters Meeting Role

As a Grammarian (aka Language Evaluator), you pay close attention to the use of language, provide constructive feedback and introduce “Word of the Day” to encourage members to use during the meeting. Here is how you could succeed this role. Before the Meeting Prepare “Word of the Day”: Find an appropriate word to introduce during the meeting. It can be …

Status of Lagomorphs in Asia, My Memoir

My thesis was about finding the up-to-date information of Asian Lagomorphs, summarize them and define their endangered status. Thesis: Poster Thesis: Website Thesis: Library Catalog With that simple explanation, it took me two years to search, read and summarize more than 200 research articles in English and Chinese for my dissertation. It also involved geotagged these papers that I find …

commencement speech 2014

Review: Commencement Speech 2014

Here are some of the best Commencement Speech of 2014: Find Courage to Change the World – Admiral William H. McRaven If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed Admiral William H. McRaven (Full Text) talked about his life after graduation, especially about his training in the special forces, the Naval SEAL. He shared how graduates could …

knots for climbing

Knots for Rock Climbing

Some of the knots that are useful for rock climbing. Reef Knot (Square Knot) Comes in handy when you need to bundle things together with a rope. While it is also commonly used for extending the length of a rope, it is not recommended as the knot could be unstable. #reefknot #vesperfilter A video posted by Royce To (@royceto) on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:20am …

wilderness first aid kit

Wilderness First Aid Kit

Updated on 27-01-2017 List of items to assemble your wilderness first aid kit Checklist Latex Gloves x3 pairs (Body Substance Isolation) Sandwich Bags x2 (Double bagging, Disposal of waste) CPR Face Shield (YouTube: CPR demo) Scissors x1 Duct Tape x1(roll on a piece of plastic card) Water Bottle Cap with Punctured Hole x1 (wound flushing) Non-Woven Swabs x5 stashes (Example size …

Linnean Society

Linnean Society of London

Linnean Society of London Theory of Natural Selection was first presented to the vast scientific community at the Linnean Society of London (map) some 150 years ago. While both authors, Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace were not presented at this very event, their thoughts on how every living organisms, including human, were explained and still being the corner stone in explaining natural …

Pro Guide: Natural History Museum, London

For anyone interested in understanding the course our Mother Nature, the Natural History Museum (NHM) is the place to visit even if you have little time in London. It is located a 5-minute walk from the South Kensington tube station within the city centre (direction). NHM is located side by side with the Science Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum …

Toastmasters London Morning

Eat Toastmasters for Breakfast in London

Forget about toast and coffee, go for Toastmasters in the morning to freshen up your mind! In London, there are three clubs for you to choose, they are the Berkeley Square Speakers (Facebook), Early Bird Speakers (Facebook) and Covent Garden Speakers (Facebook). Here are the details: Berkeley Square Speakers: They meet at 07:30 a.m. on every 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays at The Lansdowne …