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Women in Photography

February 2, 2016 3:00 pm0 comments
Women in Photography

When it comes to photography, some of the most renowned names in this field are those of men. The role of women in photography and women as photographers somehow become overshadowed in the entire glamour of men photographers. The relation of women with the art of photography is much more […]

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Mdina – The Jewel of Malta

January 28, 2016 12:00 pm0 comments

Palaces, atmospheric streets, history and baroque architecture all await you in the Mediterranean! Malta, a former power base in the middle of the Mediterranean fought over for years is historic, but Mdina, its former capital, the jewel of the island is even more historic. This uniquely beautiful city sits high […]

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KLM Celebrates 95 Years As Oldest Airline

December 17, 2014 2:45 pm0 comments
KLM Celebrates 95 Years As Oldest Airline

KLM have released a short but sweet video wishing everyone a happy Christmas as they celebrate 95 years of operating. They are officially the oldest airline in the world, retaining their name since 1919. With over 32,000 employees, 115 planes and flying to well over 100 destinations worldwide, KLM continue to be […]

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November 5th: Not Just Any Old Day!

November 10, 2014 12:51 pm0 comments
November 5th: Not Just Any Old Day!

Last week saw fireworks explode over British skies for November 5th (bonfire night) – I thought I would explore and elaborate on the history of this very night, and uncover why Mr. Fawkes still remains one of Britain’s most hated villains of all time, almost 400 years after his demise. […]

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Early Life of Genghis Khan

July 4, 2014 9:13 am0 comments
Early Life of Genghis Khan

Age of Conquerors takes a look of the life and times of Temujin, the boy who would grow up to become Genghis Khan and conquer most of the world. Birth of a Conqueror Temujin, the man who would become Genghis Khan and conquer most of the known world, was born […]

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A History of Mental Illness: Part i

March 12, 2014 12:39 pm0 comments
A History of Mental Illness: Part i

In our minds life exists in a glass house we build for ourselves because as humans, we try to understand the world and our surroundings. That glass house is reality. Mental disorders have existed ever since mankind has been on Earth. This series of articles is going to explore the […]

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Taking Five at Curry 36: My Discovery of the Berliner Currywurst

February 28, 2014 12:00 pm0 comments
Taking Five at Curry 36: My Discovery of the Berliner Currywurst

After making my descent from the pinnacle of Viktoriapark I began to feel very peckish, so when I stumbled across Berlin’s famous Currywurst vendor, Curry 36, I was ecstatic to say the least. The previous day, I had been to the official Currywurst Museum, which not only offered a light-hearted […]

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Review: The Ruby in the Smoke, Philip Pullman [Spoilers]

January 31, 2014 1:33 pm0 comments
Review: The Ruby in the Smoke, Philip Pullman [Spoilers]

Philip Pullman, The Ruby in the Smoke Book Review  A brief synopsis: Sally Lockhart is a sixteen-year-old girl who unwittingly finds herself embroiled in a world of mystery and intrigue. Following the death of her father, who drowned at sea, she receives a cryptic note from an anonymous sender urging […]

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