Birthdays

7 unforgettable ways to wish someone a ‘happy birthday’

Bumps, ear-pulling, nose-greasing, or just a good belting. Where did the idea of celebrating your birth start? The ancient pharaohs were the first civilisation to celebrate birthdays. However, the hieroglyphics are unclear whether they celebrated their birth as a human or their birth as a god  – which happens to…

The first sign of middle age. And how to beat it.

I’m not talking about the usual physiological slippages such as paunches, pop bellies and body parts migrating south. Or grey hairs, receding hairlines or your skin feeling a little too big for your body. Or even those common psychological intruders like confusion with technology or what ‘young people’ are talking…

5 tips to make the best birthday video ever

The appearance of a camera has a tendency to divide humans into peacocks and hedgehogs. The peacocks come to life with dazzling brilliance, filling the screen with dance, song, and hilarious anecdotes. The hedgehogs lower their gaze and curl up into a ball. A good birthday video using The Video…

Fascinating Facts You Didn’t know About September

Like everything else this year, September has been tough to plan. The kids may or may not be back to school, their pencil cases brimming with new pencils, pens and spare facemasks.  And it’s hardly business as usual for the rest of us.  But we’ll adapt and find a way…

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