A legend lives as the final chapter comes to a close, Sir Alex Ferguson retires

The football world experienced a shock today with the announcement that Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, will retire at the end of the 2012/13 season. Supporters wept, arch-rivals rejoiced and the majority of neutrals, myself included, simply applauded the achievements of one of the world’s greatest football managers. Fergie developed a footballing dynasty that […]

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Cracking Cracked Content

One of my favourite sources for entertaining content is Cracked. A site that features humour-based articles, videos, photoshops and more – I visit it daily. The main draw for me is it’s frequent ‘numbers’ articles which raise awareness of fascinating facts and events from a broad range of subjects. Be warned, there can be a […]

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A Very Gallant Gentleman

My most recent inspiration has some from my discovery of this painting by John Charles Dollman entitled A Very Gallant Gentleman. It depicts the final moments of Captain Lawrence Oates who was part of Terra Nova Expedition to Antarctica in 1912, along with Robert Falcon Scott. On the return journey from the South Pole and […]

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