‘Birds and bees’

It’s hard to believe now (when the government’s approved the sexual education for 5-year-olds) that there were times when parents and teachers were embarrassed even to mention the words ‘sex’, ‘sexual intercourse’ and ‘reproduction’. As usual, humans turned to animals to ‘take the blame’ for something they were mortified to admit – as if they... Continue Reading →


One of the idioms – illustrating illogical human logic

Birds of a feather: individuals of similar character. While the original meaning of it was very logical (‘birds of a feather flock together’, i.e. the birds of the same species live together), tearing of a part of the proverb to use it as a separate idiom with a different meaning (individuals of similar character) makes... Continue Reading →

Idioms with ‘giraffe’

I couldn’t find English idioms with this wonderful animal but found one in French: the French idiom peigner la giraffe (‘combing the giraffe’) means to waste time on a pointless task. There are two versions of the origin of this French idiom: one is that it relates to Zarafa – the first giraffe on French... Continue Reading →

Elephant communication

Elephants do talk to each other but their ‘language’ is very different. Elephant families coordinate their movements with family members miles away. They could be split up for weeks, and then all meet at the same time at the same place. Perhaps they communicate with each other in a superlow range – by means of... Continue Reading →

Animal Communication

Till recently, some researchers believed that animal communication was ‘mechanical’, and animal languages were primitive, and indeed couldn’t be called languages at all. But hold on a minute. Take cats, for example. Cats communicate differently from humans. And often, their methods of communication are much more effective and successful. Felinologically speaking, using their methods (which... Continue Reading →

Why Do We Hurt Animals?

We share the same planet. It’s time we learn to talk to animals.

Stargazing Futures

If it isn’t bad enough, that we hurt other humans through wars, fighting, emotional abuse and so on, we are even more cruel when it comes to other animals that we share the planet with. But what if we could actually talk to them? What if they could tell us how wrong we are to hurt them?

To learn more about this incredible ability to really connect with animals, please visit Anna’s website. http://animalspirit.org/

We need to become better partners with our animal friends. We share the Earth. We do not have dominion over all animals… that is a fallacy created by man for man. We are abusers of our role on this planet and it is time that we changed!

There is a wonderful one-hour presentation on Youtube given by Anna Breytenbach at Findorn in 2013… a recommended watch and Anna has many other Youtube videos you can enjoy…

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