Christmas story and great expectations

A short description of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. On Christmas Eve night, Scrooge is visited by 3 ghosts, each representing a different part of the Christmas season. The first ghost to visit Scrooge was the ghost of last Christmas, and this ghost led Scrooge to see his childhood and all that he had lost by living his early […]

Mixed Martial Arts: An Introduction to Mixed Martial Arts

The popularity of mixed martial arts contests like the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) has exploded over the last decade. However, some may still wonder what exactly mixed martial arts is. Well, up to a point it’s just what the name implies. It is the combination of different martial arts and incorporating those techniques into one’s repertoire of fighting skills. If […]

Music makes you move

Music is one of the great motivators … whether it’s exercising, just working out, or dancing the night away … playing the right music can determine how much we enjoy what we’re doing. Music can help you get in the “zone”, makes you want to move, and can lift your mood. Why do we listen to music? Each generation has […]

A brief history of teapots

We are all familiar with the main functions of the kettle. But there is more to a kettle than its handle and spout. In fact, this humble vessel has a great and rich history that began in ancient China. The humble teapots beginnings The first teapots originated in ancient China and were made of cast iron. Over time they began […]

Chapels of the Cyclades Islands

Whitened by the Greek sun, sometimes next to the wave and sometimes perched on top of a mountain or hidden among rocks and dense vegetation, our chapels are of a unique beauty and familiarity with Greek landscapes. Under the umbrella of our blue sky, the white and white chapels remain calm and blend harmoniously with the unique Greek landscape. The […]

The harsh truth about boxing

The boxing fever is on. Inspired by boxing icons such as Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr., and Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, aspiring boxers and fans have sprung up like mushrooms almost everywhere in the world. Some of them just wanted to get a “feel” for what boxing is like, but most of them dreamed of being in the […]