The British Commonwealth, a global family of nations

January 10th, 2019

An intergovernmental organisation with its headquarters in London and 53 member states around the world, the Commonwealth of Nations is a product of Britain’s colonial past, but also one of the finest examples of international cooperation to come out of the post-colonial era. Read the rest of this entry »

Cryptocurrency – Future or Fad?

November 13th, 2018

Suddenly it was there, an alternative to the concept of money that has been with us for millennia. Most ignored it as a passing fad, but when values soared and millions were made the public took an interest. Now, as most everyone knows of cryptocurrencies, but not necessarily what they are, the market looks as volatile as ever but perhaps the golden days of astronomical growth are gone. We asked the experts if this concept is indeed a fad or here to stay.

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Buildings that absorb pollution

October 4th, 2018

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Parks were first created to offer much-needed green spaces and absorb city pollution. As the world’s urban centres grow ever larger and space is at a premium, we need to come up with new solutions to a growing smog and air quality problem.

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Felix at Healthouse Las Dunas – the return of a local legend

September 4th, 2018

Words: Michel Cruz

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The once famous Bistro Felix at the Las Dunas Hotel is back – and it’s better than ever, set to become a towering reference for finedining on the New Golden Mile.

If you remember Bistro Felix at the Las Dunas Hotel you’re in for a treat, for now part of the Healthouse Las Dunas, Restaurant Felix is back and set to impress. The wonderful setting overlooking the atmospheric square at the entrance to the hotel is the same, but this fine dining establishment is even better, drawing inspiration from the earlier restaurant of the same name but taking the experience to a new level altogether.

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If women ruled the world

June 28th, 2018

Words: Michel Cruz

If we look back across history it tells us a tale of war and destruction; empires built on blood, neighbouring tribes and states at war over land and spoils, religious and racial intolerance leading to conflict and decimation – all vestiges of a never-ending spiral of aggression, violence and abuse. Though ours is a beautiful blue-green haven in the universe it offers enough challenges in the form of famine, epidemics and natural disasters, as well as the everyday trials and tribulations of human life, but the maniacal greed and ambition of states, zealots and ultimately men in power has more than overshadowed natural issues to often turn a would-be paradise into hell. Read the rest of this entry »