Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Battle of Thermopylae

The Battle of Thermopylae took place in 480 BC between the Spartan led Greek forces and the Persians. Despite the comparatively few losses of the Greeks in comparison with the Persians, the battle was ultimately a loss for the Greeks … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” How often have we heard these words said? Whether they were said as an encouragement not to worry about what people say or are said before an … Continue reading

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Places We’d Rather Be

We all have places we’d rather be. Things we’d rather be doing. Sights we’d rather be seeing. This is true whether it comes from dissatisfaction with our current situation or excitement for the future. Whilst I’d generally describe myself as … Continue reading

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Stories of Life, Part 6

The invention of digital cameras and their popularity has forever changed the way in which people record the events of their lives. The ability to capture a moment of time and preserve it forever is something which appeals to many … Continue reading

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To Do Lists

I don’t remember the first time I created a to-do list, but I know that I’ve been using them for a while. I usually try and write down my lists rather than leaving them in my head because it frees … Continue reading

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