Category: Lifestyle

What is the history of storytelling

Posted on: July 2, 2020

After a hard day hunting and gathering the tribe would come together to eat the food they had found and to talk of the day’s events. Then, it is presumed, someone would tell a story. It would be a lavish tale of love and adventure that would enrapture the audience before the Chief decided to go to bed. These fireside meetings are the beginnings of the story and it is still something that holds us…

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One of Tom Hanks early films

Posted on: June 26, 2020

In 1986 Tom Hanks was a young and up and coming actor. He was yet to score with a Big but was becoming hot property. He was cast in the film The Money Pit, alongside established comedy actress and Cheers alumni Shelly Long. The story centres around a young professional couple who are looking for anew home. Along comes a “too good to be true” property that they simply cannot pass up. If they had…

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Sitting in the Starfleet hot seat

Posted on: June 5, 2020

It takes a while to make it into a Starship. When you join Starfleet academy you’ve got at least four years worth of study. This is a practical, theoretical and academic course before you get to sit in an Operator Chair on one of Starfleet’s many ships. If you get lucky you might even get to have a seat on the Enterprise, the flagship of the fleet. Not that anyone can get in there, it…

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a guide to shopping in birmingham

A Guide to Shopping in Birmingham

Posted on: June 3, 2020

Birmingham is a bright and vibrant city in the West Midlands that has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Always a popular choice amongst shoppers, who flocked to places such as the famous Bullring, there is now even more to tempt people into the city for a shopping extravaganza. Image Credit New Street and Corporation Street New Street is a great place to start your shopping trip. As well as the larger retailers…

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Important life skills to give your teenagers

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Teenagers can be difficult to talk to at the best of times. Not only are they going through massive hormone changes that seem to affect their mood from one moment to the next, but they have the added pressure of schooling and exams. As difficult as it might be to get them to sit down and have an actual conversation with you, there are some important life skills that you need to pass on to…

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What is an animal Sanctuary, how and why are they necessary?

Posted on: May 26, 2020

An animal Sanctuary is a safe environment and essential facility for wild and domesticated animals that have been injured or need to be protected to live and breed in.  There are four different types of Animal Sanctuaries; Wildlife, Exotic, Companion and Farmed.  Sanctuaries are a long-term solution for the animals that need to be in them, they are not sent back into the wild and are a safe haven for them to live out the…

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