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Check out writings from our CEO, John Mason.

John had his first work published in the 1960's and is still very active writing books, magazine articles, newsletters and blogs (including this one).
 
He has over had over 50 printed books and more than 80 ebooks published; has been editor for four different magazines; and today owns and operates a business that runs distance education colleges and publishing businesses in both Australia and the UK.

This blog presents extracts from work he has written both alone; and in collaboration with his staff; both old and new; and musings about what is happening in his world today.
New research in America and Japan have suggested that humans make two memories of the same event.  One is for the here and now and the other is to last a life time.

This is an important piece of research which will be of relevance to anyone with an interest in Psychology.

 
Horses make wonderful companions and can offer enjoyment to many people, however it is important to remember that if you choose to keep horses, they do require proper care and management.  Not only does this consist of daily cleaning and husbandry duties, but also love and companionship.
 
Here we look at five important care requirements vital for the proper care of your horse.
 

Trees In Cities

By ACS Bookshop UK on March 27, 2017 in Environment & Horticulture / Gardening | comments
Trees help reduce urban air pollution. A recent study by the Nature Conservancy (TNC) in America has found that being near a tree is useful for air pollution. Particulate matter are microscopic particles that become trapped in our lungs when we breathe in polluted air and TNC found that there is a reduction in particulate matter in the air around a tree.
 

Grand Order Ungulata, belongs in the Class Mammalia, and holds a diverse group of both wild and domesticated species, and surprisingly some aquatic species.

With such a diverse group of terrestrial and aquatic species we must ask, what makes an Ungulate?

 
In many parts of the world land is in short supply.  This can be due to the twin pressures of land for housing and industry on the one hand, and land for agriculture and forestry on the other.  However, there is some land that has been abandoned and is used for neither of these purposes.  In these cases the soil may have become unsuitable for all but the most resilient plants.  It may have been compacted and have no drainage, or it may have been contaminated by chemicals.  These areas are unsightly at best and a waste of valuable natural resources at the worst.