Mary Woessner, Victoria University; Alexandra Parker, Victoria University, and Aurélie Pankowiak, Victoria University In the Netflix documentary Beckham, the footballer is asked how he coped with the abuse of his entire country after the 1998 men’s football World Cup. David Beckham responds: I was able to handle being abused by the fans […] because of the way my dad had been to me. A poignant … Continue reading What does the David Beckham documentary teach us about about controlling parents in sport?
London, a city known for its rich history, diverse culture, and iconic landmarks, is not only a global financial hub but also a thriving center for the arts. Among its many artistic expressions, music production stands out as a dynamic and vibrant industry. In this article, we dive into the world of music production in London, exploring its multifaceted nature, the tools and techniques that … Continue reading Exploring the Vibrant World of Music Production in London
DEEBIES is a NFT project that resulted from the partnership between NiftyCastle.io, founded in January 2021 by Rich Beeman and Damian Bosiacki (known in the metaverse as Gifdead and Woahboy), and Toronto-based illustrator Sketchnate. It has been a huge success, selling over $1 million and amassing over 1000 unique collectors, being sold out at the moment. But what makes this NFT project different from any … Continue reading Meet the first Skate Team backed by a NFT project
The tale of a black man being incarcerated seems like old news, especially considering the environment that brews nowadays in the United States after George Floyd’s case, along with many others. However, Nkosi Gray-El’s story is not a common one and, despite black being the color of his skin, that is not the focal point of his tale. Nkosi practices yoga since he was a … Continue reading NKOSI: ECLIPSED shows life in and after prison and the need for a reform
Whether it’s a conference or a Christmas Party, events require their own space and preparations. This is where specialists such as The Event Book come into the picture. They provide dedicated service to host events. It includes choosing the theme, catering, accommodation and much more. The benefit of having a dedicated Event Management company in the surety that everything will go according to the plan. … Continue reading EventBook
Since the end of the 20th century and also in our century, arts started to be seen as powerful means of registering violence and social traumas. Art finally abandoned the field of mere “imitation” and became an agent of memory and history. It is not by chance that exhibitions bring current political themes to their agenda. Issues related to minorities, immigration, gender, transsexuality, the memory … Continue reading Why communities of color having more representation in art is great
Do podcasts help you get through the day? As the world of radio declines, podcasts are stepping in to take over. This listening trend is booming, and more people than ever are putting on their headphones or tuning into their home’s smart speaker to get their podcast fix. When surveyed, 7.1 million Britons said that they’d listened to a podcast within the last month. This … Continue reading Four Brilliant Podcasts to Get Your Ears Around
Hosts or “emcees” serve as the driver of an event. They determine the direction, pace, and flow of a program in order to effectively deliver the intended message and, ultimately, achieve the event objectives. Aside from this, professional emcees offer invaluable insight into the affair. For corporate events, they ensure that the audience’s attention remains focused on the event progress, and encourage participation. They also … Continue reading Top 6 Qualities an Effective Emcee Must Possess
The DWP Family Resources Survey, covering the period 2015/16, highlighted that England has 11.5 million disabled people — that’s close to 20 per cent of the country’s entire population. Sport England has also found in its Active Lives report that disabled people are twice as likely to be physically inactive when compared to non-disabled people, although the Activity Alliance has established in its own study … Continue reading The popularity of accessible sport & where to go to play them
Confused about your relationship with your partner? How are you doing financially? Getting a tarot reading done puts your mind at ease and helps you to plan accordingly. If you have done a tarot reading you would have a basic idea about how it works. Your reader does a specific spread of cards and asks you to choose cards from the pile to make up … Continue reading How Do Tarot Readings Work?
It isn’t easy to find a fun activity that the whole family will enjoy. After all, everyone has their own distinct interests and tastes which very rarely intertwine. Going to the movies? Mum and dad probably don’t want to watch another Pixar film, and the kids won’t be interested in a historical biopic. Going out for dinner? How do you find a compromise between McDonald’s … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why an Escape Room is The Perfect Activity For Your Next Family Outing
It’s no secret that there was once a craze around football memorabilia, but an interest seems to be reigniting. But, many fans now aren’t sure of what to look for and how much an item they already own in storage could be worth. For football programmes in particular, we look at which editions have sold for the most money and offer you advice on how … Continue reading Investing in football memorabilia: The value of football programmes and how to grab a bargain
World Cup season is here and at this time, we all become aware of just how popular the sport is around the world. If you regularly play or coach football, you’ll know how easy it can be to suffer an injury on the pitch. To help you avoid these common footie injuries, we’ve outlined the ones that are most likely to see you out of … Continue reading How to stay safe during every football match
With the 2018 World Cup well underway and full of surprises, a UK energy company decided to take a slightly different look at the beautiful game – examining which stadiums have the biggest and smallest environmental impact. Clubs and countries around the globe have being doing their part to cut their energy usage, reduce their carbon footprint and act more responsibly. The infographic below from … Continue reading Who has the ‘greenest’ football stadium
Sport betting is one of the most popular hobbies in not just Australia, but around the world. Every year, so many people, put in so much money into online sports betting, and derive profit out of it. But to really enjoy this pastime to the fullest, you should have some knowledge, as amateurs are less likely to succeed than pros. Here is a really short … Continue reading Online Sports Betting 101