Tuesday, 17 January 2017 23:15 , by
Douglas Adams has, for me at least, always been one of the greatest authors to grace the english language with his particular brand of humor. He was a master of his craft and a damn fine human being to boot.
I first learned of Mr. Adams when I was only 12 years old. I’m a bit ashamed to admit tha...
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 19:09 , by
The great English singer John Winston Ono Lennon, popularly known as John Lennon was awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. He was the lead singer as well as the co-founder of the most successful band in the history- the Beatles. He was born in a peaceful town in a very chaotic peri...
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 07:55 , by
Naomy Rotich, a woman so great and lovely beyond any possible descriptions. She was born 1960, raised and natured by humble parents in a simple neighbourhood and eventually became a reknowned nurse impacting lives wherever her hands touched.
I was young when she took me into her care. My family was...
Monday, 16 January 2017 20:01 , by
Kindness makes the world round, while compassion keeps Earth orbiting. Essentially, kindness and compassion are fundamental components of one's character, in order to make a true impact in the world we live in today.
This tribute is to the man, the myth, and the legendary Ryder Johnson, who loved r...
Sunday, 15 January 2017 20:39 , by
We all know Steve Jobs as the chairman, co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc.
He was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California. He was adopted at birth by Paul and Clara. The family then moved to Mountain View, California in the early 1960s.
It was due to Paul’s hard work and craftsmansh...
Saturday, 14 January 2017 13:45 , by
Born on 4th April 19 1928, Maya Angelou is an American poet and civil rights activist, who made her presence known through the use of poetry.
Her words resonate with power and highlight the indomitable nature of her resolve. I was introduced to her poems through my Literature class, and being a poe...
Friday, 13 January 2017 22:34 , by
I first became enamored with the Beatles around 2012, when I began to discover 1960s music as a whole. I fell in love with their songs, musical innovation, and the personalities of the individual band members, my favorite of whom has always been George Harrison.
Born in February of 1943 in Liverpoo...
Friday, 13 January 2017 15:36 , by
A British writer born in 1775, Jane Austen is popularly known for her novels - Pride & Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Emma etc.
Her books garnered so much fan following in the later years, that they all have movie adaptations based on them. Placing female protagonists at the forefront of the lite...
Friday, 13 January 2017 07:33 , by
Dear grandpa (Ah Gong), It was a mixture of sadness and happiness when you left us.
During the last visit at your house, you were not happy. In fact, you were in anger, probably due to the lack of interaction with others since your eyesight and hearing has deteriorated as you aged.
The next time I...
Thursday, 12 January 2017 18:50 , by
I don’t think there is anyone who saw The Dark knight movie doesn’t admire the performance of the Joker in the cinema.
The astonishing performance of Heath ledger as joker has made the cinema audience love the villain more than the hero in that movie, a very rare scenario.
But Heath ledger wit...