LET’S TALK ABOUT MARSHMALLOWS!

It turns out that a scientist can see the future by watching four-years-olds interact with a marshmallow. The researcher invites the children, one by one, into a plain room and begins the gentle torment. ‘‘You can have this marshmallow right now,’’ he says. ‘‘But if you wait while I run an errand, you can have…

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LOVE YOUR CITY, LOVE SALFORD QUAYS!

One of my favourite spots in Manchester is Salford Quays and occasionally, I take a walk and capture the beauty of the lush blue clouds, when the sun is about to set and you see that deep orange colour or just the architectural masterpiece that amazes me each time I have an opportunity to visit.…

LET’S TALK PRIVILEdGE!

The Oxford English Dictionary defines privilege as ‘‘a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group’’. However, I have described priviledge as that edge an individual or a group of people have over others in any given situation. Let me make this practical. Picture yourself standing with a…

LET’S TALK PATIENCE!

Patience, they say is a virtue. But I don’t want to bore you with this cliché because I am sure it was the first thing that came to your mind when you saw the heading. How many of us are patient really? What did you do when you were asked to wait on a queue…

LET’S TALK THANKSGIVING!

So every day, people wake up and get worried about what they have and forget about what they actually have. I am guilty of this too. I can get very grumpy and forget about the blessings which I have. I know there’s someone out there wishing he/she could have my life, and there’s also someone…

MANNY PACQUIAO vs. FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR.

  This is arguably the biggest sporting event of the year, the fight between Floyd ‘‘Money’’ Mayweather Jr. and Manny ‘Pac Man‘’ Pacquiao and has been dubbed ‘‘Fight of the Century’’ and could generate a reported sum of about $300 million. This fight comes 40 years after the first time Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier…