Recent Blog Entries: Bangladesh
I often write about the beauty of public space because I can never say enough about the joy of watching different people gather in a public spot to share good times together.
When I was young, I had a calendar with a picture of a terrace garden. Lack of space and knowledge used to keep me from creating a garden at home. But now that I know how to create an urban garden, I’m all set to turn that saved picture from that old calendar into reality.
There was no red lipstick and no fancy saree. There were only malnourished girls living in poverty.
Being a university student with a hard-pressed schedule, he finds he has no time for anything but burgers, French fries and other processed foods.
They come in with fresh ideas and questions, full of energy and creativity. They are eager to learn and to gain new skills.
On 29 July we celebrate International Tiger Day in Dhaka. This raises the question: how would you prefer to die, by tiger attack or by poison?
Activists have to learn to argue the case for tobacco taxation, so that bananas will no longer be cheaper than bidis (hand-rolled cigarettes).
I’m working with interns at the Institute of Wellbeing to start developing guidelines for school and university canteens that will be better for both health and the environment.
How great it is when morning exercise is not only healthy and enjoyable, but a way to reconnect with others in our busy lives!
Partners and HealthBridge staff from Bangladesh, India and Nepal gathered in Bangalore, Jan 28-Feb 1, 2017, for the 2nd Livable Cities Meet.