Posts Categorized: Culture

Cheltenham continues to capture country’s hunger for racing

Cheltenham is the pinnacle of National Hunt racing, and in March, for four days and 27 races, the country will be provided with another spectacularly entertaining event at Prestbury Park. The festival continues to be the most competitive and popular event in the National Hunt racing calendar and this year will be no different. Finding potential… Read more »

February 6, 2015

Why people enjoy taking risks

It takes a certain type of person to regularly engage in risky behaviour – whether that involves driving recklessly, taking part in extreme sports, taking drugs, drinking too much alcohol or gambling.  So why do we take risks? Is there a psychological catalyst at play? We spoke to Dr Lisa Dorn, a driver behaviour expert… Read more »

January 15, 2015

Moving To a Regional Area? 3 Career Paths to Consider

Making the decision to settle outside of a major metropolitan area is usually associated with lifestyle benefits or being closer to family. There’s something wonderful about not having to battle it out on a freeway or overcrowded bus to get to work. Many regional workers also love the lower cost of living and spending weekends… Read more »

December 16, 2014

Celebrities sporting famous moustaches for Movember

Have you ever wondered what popular celebrities might look like were they to suddenly sprout a moustache? Well, Fashion Beans have answered your every want and whim having created these fantastic images to help promote Movember for 2014. So as men around the world shun their razor blades once more all in the name of… Read more »

November 26, 2014

A Taste for Nostalgia: Uncovering Your Roots

Why are humans so inexplicably curious about the past? Uncovering a box of memories from an attic can bring you right to that child-like wonder. Sifting through old antiques somehow feels comforting like the coat of dust can trigger a strong sense of nostalgia. How can I be nostalgic for the 1920s when my grandparents… Read more »

November 16, 2014

At What Moment do you Really Become a Man?

As a child, becoming a man seems to be a pretty simple endeavor. All you need to do is wait until you’re 18 and voila! Congratulations you’ve become a man! It’s not until you reach this age however that you start to think, “Hmm, can I really call myself a fully grown man?” It’s an… Read more »

November 14, 2014