There’s something utterly enchanting and beguiling about seeing life in miniature. You marvel at the sheer challenge of creating a piece of art which is just… so, so tiny. This new show at the National Portrait gallery is a jewellery box of visual delights. You can borrow magnifying glasses to enlarge the tiny portraits, often […]
The SoCal sensation brought his Andy’s Beach Club World Tour to Atlanta
It dawned on me that my 2018 recap which had been roaming around in my head for a month was never put to paper. So how would I sum up 2018, in the immortal words of Dave Chappelle – I’m broke, [word I don’t say]. I’m broke! Wow the hits kept coming. I got a […]
Signing a contract with a publisher for a new book fills an author with both exhilaration and apprehension. That’s precisely my mixed emotions as I write these words. I have just signed and returned to the publisher, TouchPoint Publishing, the contract for my next book, tentatively titled COMBAT! Lessons on Spiritual Warfare from Military History. […]
Q: We occasionally indulge in a late-night drink and an episode of Yes, Minister, the BBC sitcom from the 1980s. In the last episode of Season 1, Sir Humphrey says, “It takes two to quango, Minister!” We know you’ll enjoy the pun, but we’re also curious about the usage. A: The term “quango” began life […]
Whistleblowers have come forward to report that the administration is trying to sell restricted nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia in violation of the Atomic Energy Act. You may remember part of the hare-brained scheme General Flynn got caught up in was a business deal to build nuclear power plants all over the Middle East with […]
All rights belong to Expedia. The Portuguese capital, Lisbon, lies on the western Iberian Peninsula, where the Tagus River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Settled almost 3,000 years ago, the city predates Rome, Paris, and London by centuries, and possesses an epic narrative to match. From its early days as a Phoenician outpost, to its expansion […]
Camiguin, known as the island born of fire, has been my ultimate dream destination. It is one of the most famous spots visited by tourists in the Philippines. Obviously, everyone who visits there will truly appreciate its natural and scenic beauty – and I am one of those. As a first time solo traveler, […]
“Reading the News,” by Erwin E. Smith, c. 1908 from The Library of Congress We receive and come across all sorts of interesting information from a wide range of sources. Below, we gather some quick links to news stories, web features, and other items of interest gathered from the web, social media, and from you, […]
By Contributing Writer Michelle L. Beer Since the 2016 Referendum on Brexit, have looked for some kind of historical antecedent. They often focus on Henry VIII, who broke away from the Roman Catholic Church in the 16th century. The King’s break from Rome does seem like a fitting dress rehearsal for Brexit: the English (but […]
What are your photographic goals? If you’re having trouble deciding, here are some insights about various goals and what it takes to achieve them!
I know that there are a lot of people who are really into the Peanuts (judging by the likes I got on the photos I posted on Instagram alone), and I certainly grew up reading the comic strip and watching the holiday specials, but I was never the sort of person who liked them to […]
Spring has sprung in Prague! Here are some outdoor and indoor fun things for you to get stuck into…
A high-profile national conference will take place in Dublin Castle this week on February 20th & 21st, focussing on the future of our natural environment.