Street Art in Brixton

Explore Brixton and Discover It’s Street Art There was a time when street art was merely graffiti. Now art on the street is being commissioned by the local council. The nature of street art: spontaneous, public and mostly fleeting. Abandoned buildings can be transformed by a few sprays of paint.  The makeshift canvas, tagged by its author reveals a … More Street Art in Brixton

Going In Style

Going in Style is a remake of the 1979 film of the same name. However there are lots of  differences in the plot of the new film. Both are based on the short story “Here on a Visit” by Edward Cannon The original starred George Burns as Joe, Art Carney as Al and Lee Strasberg as … More Going In Style

St George

The Princess and the dragon The story of a Princess being saved from a dragon is found in many legends. One of the earliest example of this motif is Perseus saving Andromeda. St. George and the dragon is a medieval legend in a similar vein. This one has strong Christian overtones as St George was a Christian knight. The … More St George

Did you know the Easter Bunny was originally a hare?

So you should be getting Easter eggs today from the Easter Hare. Yes, there is a difference! Hares are larger, haven’t been domesticated, and live in flattened nest-like areas of grass called forms rather than underground. Where did this idea start? The legend of the Easter Bunny can be traced back to a 16th-century German character named Osterhase, … More Did you know the Easter Bunny was originally a hare?

National Beer Days

#NationalBeerDay takes place in USA on 7th April 2017 National Beer Day is an American celebration that was first created in 2009 by Justin Smith of Richmond, Virginia. It was set up to commemorate the Cullen–Harrison Act being signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. The act allowed people to buy, sell … More National Beer Days

Who plays Escape Room?

Research was conducted into the Escape Room Industry in 2015/2016. The themes Historical themes are popular for escape rooms, especially in Europe. Escape from prison is another popular theme. In the North America movie based themes are popular. Other popular themes for Escape rooms are: Time Travel, Medical, Bank robbery, Horror, Spying, Mining, Paranormal, Fantasy, Living room, Stop bomb to … More Who plays Escape Room?

The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett

Percy Fawcett Lieutenant Colonel Percival Harrison Fawcett DSO was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archaeologist and explorer of South America. In 1925, along with his eldest son, Fawcett disappeared during an expedition to find the lost city he called “Z“. Percy Fawcett theorized that a complex civilization once existed in the Amazon region and began explorations … More The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett

The Master of Escape

Houdini – The Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer Harry Houdini was born Erich or Ehrich Weisz on 24 March 1874. In 1876, his father,  Mayer Weisz, emigrated to the United States and changed his last name to Weiss. The rest of the family joined him in 1876. His first stage appearance was as  “Ehrich, the Prince of the Air”on … More The Master of Escape