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  • How to Start a Blog in 2022: The Ultimate Guide

    Last Updated on May 6, 2022 by david.smith.segarra How to Start a Blog in 2022: The Ultimate Guide It’s 2022 and you want to start a blog. How do you go about it? . Many people ask, Can I Start a Blog Without Any Technical (Coding or Writing) Experience? You can start a blog without [&hellip


  • The Forgiveness Project: Stories for a Vengeful Age

    Last Updated on April 3, 2015 by david.smith.segarra The Forgiveness Project: Stories for a Vengeful Age by Marina Cantacuzino, is a collection of thought-provoking real life stories that conveys the powerful message of forgiveness. Story after story, you read about people who have been terribly hurt but have found the strength and courage to forgive [&hellip


  • Thierry Henry – Arsenal Legend

    Last Updated on March 16, 2015 by david.smith.segarra What can I say about Thierry Henry that hasn’t already been said..? Skillful, fast, intelligent, unstoppable? Henry in his prime was a sight to behold.. He is one of the very few players in history that could win a game single-handedly, and he often did just that.. [&hellip


  • The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain

    Last Updated on April 3, 2015 by david.smith.segarra Spain in the 1930’s was a far cry from the beautiful country we know today. Back then Spain was a politically torn country with the right wing nationalists on one side and and left wing republicans on the other. The Nationalist party was made up of monarchists, [&hellip


  • Killing Pablo: the Hunt for the Richest, Most Powerful Criminal in History

    Last Updated on October 29, 2014 by david.smith.segarra Colombia in the 70’s and 80’s was a seriously scary place to be. Bogota was the murder capital of the world and was pretty much a no-go area where policemen and judges were killed daily and Avianca airplanes were being blown out of the sky. Behind this [&hellip


  • My First Marathon – London Marathon 2015

    Last Updated on October 29, 2014 by david.smith.segarra Dreams of Running a Marathon I’ve not run in years, in fact, the last time I tried to play football I thought I was gonna collapse after a few minutes! However, I am a firm believer that you can achieve anything if you are motivated enough to [&hellip


  • Born for Love by Dr Bruce Perry

    Last Updated on September 16, 2014 by david.smith.segarra In this excellent book both science journalist Maia Szalavitz and renowned child-psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry explain how empathy develops, why it is essential both to human happiness and for a functional society, and how it is threatened in the modern world. From birth, when babies’ fingers instinctively [&hellip


  • Interview with Brandon Stanton

    Last Updated on August 30, 2014 by david.smith.segarra Interview with Brandon Stanton, creator of ‘Humans of New York’ When I watched this Chase Jarvis interview with Brandon Stanton for the first time, I fell in love with his Humans of New York project and since I started following the Humans of New York facebook page [&hellip


  • The Truth about Photography

    Last Updated on August 30, 2014 by david.smith.segarra The Truth about Photography: Telling it like it is to Photography Students I’ve learnt a lot over the last year about photography from Jared Polin, if you don’t know who he is, go check out his site FroKnowsPhoto.com. He has a ton of free tutorials there and [&hellip


  • British Comedy Classics – Red Dwarf

    Last Updated on March 18, 2015 by david.smith.segarra I’m not a big Sci-Fi fan.. I never liked Star Trek or Doctor Who, which were probably the two biggest shows on TV when I was growing up, but then Red Dwarf came along! This is another great example of British comedy classics! The main setting of [&hellip


  • Humans of London – Debbie Attwood

    Last Updated on August 21, 2014 by david.smith.segarra 1. What’s your name, what do you do and where are you from? My name is Debbie Attwood. I currently do a lot of things including co-running a social media and marketing agency (Butterscotch Media) and writing my first novel but my day job is Marketing Exec [&hellip


  • The Brain that changes itself

    Last Updated on June 10, 2015 by david.smith.segarra The brain that changes itself is a truly amazing collection of case histories detailing the astonishing progress of people whose conditions had long been dismissed as hopeless. The book documents the following cases: We see a woman born with half a brain that rewired itself to work [&hellip


  • British Comedy Classics – Inspector Clouseau

    Last Updated on June 2, 2018 by david.smith.segarra Who doesn’t love a bit of Clouseau? Yes, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is one of the most memorable of characters played by the brilliant Peter Sellers. Clouseau was an inept and incompetent police detective who somehow always manages to get his man. Peter Sellers said in several [&hellip


  • Dr. Bruce Perry – Child Psychiatrist

    Last Updated on July 7, 2014 by david.smith.segarra Dr. Bruce Perry is a child psychiatrist and the author of The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, which is a fantastic mixture of real storytelling of traumatic incidents coupled with education on how trauma affects the developing child’s brain. Assisted by a talented science writer, [&hellip


  • Great British Comedy – Desmond’s

    Last Updated on June 24, 2014 by david.smith.segarra If you were born in London in the 80’s you will no doubt remember Desmond’s, one of the funniest comedies that ran from ’89 to ’94. I can remember as if it were yesterday doing a ‘Porkpie’ or ‘Mathew’ impersonation with my mates at school… “Yeah man!” [&hellip


  • Great British Comedy – Blackadder

    Last Updated on June 23, 2014 by david.smith.segarra Blackadder is another one of those great British classics that never gets old! I can remember as a child my dad laughing loud with tears coming down his face whenever we sat to watch an episode. I can remember at the time not understanding half the jokes [&hellip


  • Humans of London – Nick Westcott – Drummer

    Last Updated on July 21, 2014 by david.smith.segarra Whats your name, where do you live and what do you do? Nick, Tooting Broadway, digital designer and drummer. Tell me more about your band.. The band, like many I guess, sounds quite unique due to the fact everybody in it likes different music. Our front woman [&hellip


  • Humans of London – Ferdinando Fontana – Visual Artist

    Last Updated on July 21, 2014 by david.smith.segarra What’s your name, where are you from and what do you do? My name is Ferdinando Fontana and consider myself a Londoner through and through. I currently work for Historic Royal Palaces in their conservation division. I would call myself a visual artist and what I do [&hellip


  • Humans of London – Juan Greyling – Cycling Beast

    Last Updated on July 21, 2014 by david.smith.segarra What’s your name, where do you live and what do you do? My name is Juan, I’m a search engine marketing consultant. What bike do you have and does it cost more than a house? I come across this what seems to be a common mindset that [&hellip


  • Learn Programming with Codecademy

    Last Updated on May 4, 2022 by david.smith.segarra Codeacademy: Learn to Code from Scratch If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to code from scratch, Codeacademy is the website for you! With easy-to-follow exercises and a no-nonsense approach, Codeacademy will have you coding like a pro in no time. The site starts with the basics, [&hellip