“NO MAN CAN FULLY GRASP HOW FAR AND HOW FAST WE HAVE COME… THERE IS NO STRIFE, NO PREJUDICE, NO NATIONAL CONFLICT IN OUTER SPACE AS YET. ITS HAZARDS ARE HOSTILE TO US ALL. IT‘S CONQUEST DESERVES THE BEST OF ALL MANKIND…“ – JOHN F. KENNEDY: ADDRESS AT RICE UNIVERSITY ON THE NATION‘S SPACE EFFORT, … More Be Careful What You Search For…
Mary Leakey Quotes : I dug things up. I was curious. I liked to draw what I found. Basically, I have been compelled by curiosity. Grande Dame of Archeology Mary Leakey was born on February 6, 1913, in London, England. She was a paleoanthropologist who is best known for making several prominent archaeological and anthropological discoveries … More Explorer Mary Leakey’s Birthday
Do you ever feel you are getting too old for games? Well don’t. There is growing evidence that accomplishing novel or challenging tasks can help the brain. And when games are played as a group, they can spark creativity, imagination, and innovation. Our brains don’t stop growing as we age and its been revealed that the brain … More Too old for games?
Who is John Wick ? Screenwriter Derek Kolstad created the character of John Wick and first brought it to the screen in 2014. John was a mob hit man who quit his job when he fell in love. But not every story has a happy ending. This is the story of a retired contract killer coming … More The hit man returns….
One morning in 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts, a prominent businessman and his wife were axed to death in their home. The prime suspect was their daughter Lizzie. Lizzie Borden’s name passed into American legend as the story of her trial for the murder became a media sensation. There was even a rhyme about the case. The rhyme suggests … More Lizzie Borden is now a musical!
Robert Burns was born on 25 January 1759. Each year his life and poetry is celebrated on Burns Night. The celebrations, which began at the end of the 18th century, include the traditional Scottish dish and drink – Haggis and Scotch Whiskey – and recitations of Burns’s poetry. Robert Burns often went to Edinburgh where he established a platonic relationship with Mrs Agnes Maclehose. … More Burns Night
Three forms of love Martin Luther King Jr. outlined the role of love in engaging individuals and communities in conflict. He made distinctions between three forms of love which are key to the human experience. Eros is a form of love that is closely associated with desire. Philia is the love experienced between very good friends or … More Forms of love
Bestselling author Peter James has sold over 18 million copies of his novels worldwide. Not Dead Enough is the third book in his Roy Grace series. It has been turned into a play by award winning writer Shaun McKenna. Appearances can be deceptive; but the truth is a dangerous thing . . . The plot … More Not dead enough….
Back in 2014 Geoff Kirkwood and Charles Alder spotted a lack of acknowledgement, appreciation and gratitude. Customers in restaurants failed to acknowledge staff attending to them, cashiers failed to say thank you to customers and recipients of charities failed to say thank you. Across the board they heard, “That is so true”, “My boss never says Thank … More International Thank You Day
Sunday 8 January 2017 would have been David Bowie’s 70th birthday. To mark the occasion Gary Oldman, a close friend of the singer, will be joined in London by former Bowie band members Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Adrian Belew, Mark Plati, Gerry Leonard, Gail Ann Dorsey, Sterling Campbell, Zachary Alford, Holly Palmer and Catherine Russell for … More Celebrating David Bowie