The History of Santa Claus

Santa Claus is the beloved figure of Christmas; his iconic look of a large man with a portly belly, wearing a red coat and hat, with a big white beard is recognised across the world. However, this holiday figure hasn’t always been pictured the way he is today and his origin is a complex story Continue Reading

Food Festivals From Around the Globe

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Food is one among life’s endless delights. Throughout history, everything to do with food; its capture, cultivation, preparation and consumption; has molded human culture.Civilizations were inadvertently shaped by food as the early agrarian Continue Reading

Federation Internationale de Corruptibles

’Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.’ Frank Herbert The quote is from from the author of the Dune novels and perfectly describes the situation that occured at FIFA. The scandal sorrounding the international organization arose after the announcement that Russia and Qatar were hosts of the 2018 and 2022 World Continue Reading