In this blog entry I want to talk about Healthy Living. I use the term healthy living as I am talking about health in terms of a whole life view. This means talking about health in terms of prevention; the type of things that we can do on a daily basis and local government could possibly do, to assist us live healthier lives. This is different from the health care system, which we tend to engage with only when absolutley necessary.
On Your Bike - the upcoming deliberation on Cycling in Dublin, by Ciarán Cuffe, Lecturer in Planning at the DIT
17th April, 2012
Had a good meeting with Mayor Andrew Montague and the Dublin Fifth Province team this afternoon. We were brainstorming on the issue of cycling, and how to build on the success of the Dublin Bikes, the Cycle to Work Scheme and other initiatives that have led to a rise in cycling in recent years.
Here's my own suggestions:
Culture and creativity are not discrete subjects, but touch on many aspects of our everyday lives. What is most interesting, however, is the manner in which culture and creativity relate to many important aspects of sustainable development. Before briefly examining this, first let me define what we mean in this context by culture and creativity.
There are many studies and debates about what the term culture means. Raymond Williams, a Welsh academic, said that there are four definitions of culture: