Category: Culture

If Bogie weren’t an actor, he might have cut it as a professional chess aficionado!

Humphrey Bogart is one of the silver screen’s classic icons. Regarded by many as the best screen actor of all […]

Peace in Ireland?: The Good Friday Agreement.

The twentieth century saw some of the worst political violence in Northern Ireland, between 1969 and 1999, where almost some […]

Madness, hysteria, panic and Orson Welles’ The War of the Worlds.

In the first half of the twentieth century, the radio ruled the air waves in homes around the world. An […]

Will the real Lady Godiva please raise your hand?

Did the real Lady Godiva actually ride through Coventry naked is a question that we have all been asking for […]

My unashamed admiration for Hana Mandlikova.

In the early to mid eighties when I was a kid I was obsessed with tennis. The back of my […]

Karma really is a beautiful thing. Greg LeMond and his new carbon fibre venture.

Karma really is a beautiful thing! I am a true believer of what goes around comes around. A few days […]

The Mysterious Mary Magdalene.

Mary Magdalene is to simply put it an enigma. She is one of the more fascinating characters or persons from […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Dame Nellie Melba

The incredible Nellie Melba was a woman truly ahead of her time. She ignored society’s views of a woman’s place […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Turia Pitt.

This weekend I will be watching with great interest the Hawaiian Ironman. The race itself, a test of endurance, mental […]

Muhammad and the Revelation of God

  According to Muslim tradition, on the 8th of June, 632 CE, following a short illness, the Prophet Muhammad, died […]