These kids love their chocolate, but children on the Ivory Coast have never tasted the chocolate made from the cocoa beans they collect. Take a minute to catch their story. Cocoa farmers are only paid $2 a day – that’s less than the cost of 1 block of chocolate!! Average family size is 8. Children as young as 5 work on the farms using toxic chemicals without protection and handle sharp tools like machetes up to 8 hours a day. These children are deprived of an education that c
... until the floods came. One of my favourite rides from Berry to Two Figs Winery along Backforest Rd. Usually this is a beautiful green expanse. Today Two Figs was out of reach with the road cut by floodwater.
My wife discovered these two intriguing objects hidden away in a drawer and we have no idea what they are. They are both made of brass and the larger one, on the right is inscribed with intricate shapes of birds, flowers and a sailing ship. The one on the right has been opened by inserting its key into a slot located at the end of the piece. As you insert the key, the two parts slide apart. The piece on the left is in its unopened state. You will achieve significant bragging
This graph tells a story. It’s the evidence of my ride along Seven Mile Beach to Shoalhaven Heads yesterday. So what’s the spike of the grey shadow? It’s the maximum heart rate for the 27 km ride. Why 155 bpm? Isn’t the beach flat? Yes, it is. Flat and smooth on a low tide and that’s the buzz. Firm sand is the invitation to experience the exhilaration o flying along the shore with seagulls soaring, accompanied by the rhythm of waves. Freedom! The blue line is speed and as you
Captured the approach of this storm at Gerroa a few minutes ago in a 30 sec video. The disturbance on the surface of the sea shows its advance. Within three minutes of filming it arrived and battered the headland with strong wind and blinding rain. As quickly as it came it went and the sun is now shining! Awesome!
For more than 100 years, horses, cars and motorbikes staged races at low tide on this beautiful stretch of sand which since has fallen silent as a national park. Seven Mile Beach, which extends from Shoalhaven Heads near Nowra to Gerroa, was gazetted as a New South Wales National Park in 1971. Kiama Librarian, Rebecca Cook said, 'During the 1920s and 1930s the beach was known as the Gerringong Speedway and it played a significant role in the history of the motor car in Austra