In our frenetic, edgy modern world, it can be tempting to believe that the discovery of important truths is all about cutting-edge research and scientific trials. However, it’s often the case that we are discovering things the ancients knew all along! That can often lead us to a fuller appreciation that wisdom is not just a 21st-century commodity – every age has its philosophers and thinkers. Which, of course, brings us to meditation … [Read more…]
No stranger to publicity, O. J. Simpson will go down in history as the guy who morphed from a charismatic gridiron football hero, film star and TV celebrity into a suspected murderer and convicted armed robber. And the account of his murder trial, one of the most sensational episodes in America’s 20th-century judicial history, proves far beyond doubt that true stories are much more compelling than even the best fiction. [Read more…]
We’ve all known about celebrity tantrums for years, thanks to tabloids, the Internet, and social media. It’s easy to believe some of the stories about actors and rock stars, but your favourite famous chef, whose on-screen personality is as delectable as their dishes? Not so much.
It’s a bitter mouthful to swallow, but I guess the celebs we idolise in the kitchen are people, too – and it just so happens that some people have fiery tempers, a sour character, and are known far and wide for the acidic, bitter words they spew. There’s nothing stopping folk like that from becoming chefs, unless they’re utterly hopeless with a chopping knife. Here are some of the worst offenders, but, believe me, there are many more. [Read more…]
‘Disappearing’ messages have evolved considerably, and grown in popularity, since Snapchat first introduced its game-changing photo concept. And now the company has to contend with social media heavyweights such as Facebook and Instagram launching revamps of their own best ideas. So, in the face of such rivalry, Snapchat has had to continue to innovate and introduce new features just to differentiate its appeal as it tries to stay in the game. [Read more…]
Once their active participation in sport is over, many former players then move into entirely different careers. However, some may decide to continue on in a career as a coach or manager, while a just a few may be fortunate enough to have the disposable funds with which to enjoy the luxury of becoming an owner or partner in a sports team of their own. [Read more…]