Krampus – The ‘Ant...

Dec 14, 2012 by

Meet a new and disturbing character to add to the pantheon of Christmas mythical beings … Krampus!

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Norfolk Island – A Histo...

Dec 7, 2012 by

Discovered by Captain Cook during his second voyage in 1774, Norfolk Island is an island with an unusual & chequered history.

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When there were two Guernseys

Dec 4, 2012 by

There was a time when Guernsey consisted of 2 separate islands. It was military expendiency that drove the effort to re-unite the 2 parts of ‘Sarnia’ again.

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Wordsmith – Indian wordp...

Nov 30, 2012 by

Improve and test your wordpower against some Indian words that have found their way into the English language.

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The Origin of the Saxophone

Nov 23, 2012 by

The saxophone is a truly versatile instrument. Used in Rock, Jazz, Blues & Classical music. Sexy, funky & cool … but when and how was it invented?

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More Heroic Failures

Nov 20, 2012 by

It’s part of the human experience that despite our best efforts “Things just don’t work”. Here we look at some amusing examples of how to fail with real elan.

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