5 Easy Ways to Prevent Bankruptcy as a Business Owner

If you are a business owner, you are likely aware of the need to be proactive when it comes to avoiding bankruptcy. If your business goes bankrupt, not only will you lose your business, you and the lives of your employees will be altered tremendously as will your credit score, … Continue reading

Machine Vs Hand Canvas Debate

Following my article, Fused Vs Floating, here’s something about the machine/hand canvas debate. With bespoke Savile Row, all suits are canvassed by hand- a chap sitting there, needle and thread in hand, sewing away. However with the ready-to-wear market, there are different manufacturers out there who fit a floating canvas … Continue reading

Punjabi Samosas – To Fry or Not to Fry?

Samosas are available in most places in the world as little triangle pastries filled with a variety of vegetarian and non vegetarian fillings.  They can be eaten as a snack with a cup of tea or served as a starter with any meal.   Gujarati samosas are usually smaller and … Continue reading

Salus Wellness Clinics – One Year of Successes

Building a business from scratch can be challenging and, at the same time, very rewarding when results are outstanding. Salus Wellness Clinics celebrated this week its first anniversary; the complementary health centre is now a well established business that fits well in the local community, offering a rich variety of … Continue reading

The Paradox of Hidden Simplicity

If you look around you, if you think about the world surrounding us simplicity is where everything starts and ultimately where the main goal for most is: this is described very well in John Maeda’s “The Laws of Simplicity” that I encourage you all to read. We have today devices … Continue reading

The Best Gifts for Android Users for the Holidays This Year

This year you will have to do more than a bankroll for online casino mobile gaming at slot machines also known as machines a sous in French. You might have to add a little something on top. Therefore, this article is going to be giving you a few gift ideas … Continue reading

Martial Arts and the Subconscious

Have you ever heard expressions like: Practicing martial arts without thinking? Going with the instinct? Thinking is too slow in a fighting situation? The main purpose of learning complicated moves and combinations during most martial arts practice brings two main advantages: improving the muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints involved in … Continue reading

Banana Chocolate Pancakes

Light, soft and fluffy pancakes, served with sweet bananas and chocolate sauce. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serves 4   Ingredients: 75 g  plain flour Pinch of salt 2 large eggs 150 ml  milk Sunflower oil for frying 2 bananas sliced Chocolate sauce 1 tablespoon confectioner’s sugar … Continue reading

Powerful Strikes: My Top 5 Martial Arts Punches

Martial artists and sport fighters with some level of experience are aware that some punches or kicks are stronger than others; some people just accept that as a fact, some of us try to understand the reasons behind by studying the human anatomy, how the body works and how biomechanics … Continue reading

The Dilemma Between Technique and Toughness in Fighting Sports

We define combat sport a sport application or expression of a martial art where we set and impose rules to limit and control the amount of damage that can be inflicted to the opponent. Ranging from contactless Karate tournament, via Boxing and all the way to MMA fighting sports usually … Continue reading

Disambiguation About 5 Styles Called Kickboxing

For somebody who has been practicing kickboxing since before it was given this name I find somehow irritating when people confuse it or, worse, deliberately misuse its name for commercial reasons.  Most martial arts, despite attracting some time interesting numbers of keen followers, failed to attract the real interest of … Continue reading

Eggless Banana Muffins

Moist eggless banana muffins with a hint of spice and a surprisingly crunchy nutty crumble topping. Preparation time – 15 minutes Cooking time -25 minutes Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: For muffins 2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil 1/4 cup coarsely chopped Brazil nuts (can use … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Beyoncé Knowles

City Connect proudly celebrates the birthday of Beyoncé Knowles, the beautiful and talented singer, actress and fashionista who recently announced that she is pregnant with her first child by husband Jay-Z. Will this new revelation ruin her career or is this the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Beyoncé’s … Continue reading

5 Essential Items for Studious College Students

With fall fast approaching, university students everywhere are preparing to slip back into familiar academic routines, shedding summer bathing suits in favor of cozy sweaters once again. For those who are more academically inclined, fall is the perfect season for stormy-day studying, warm coffee in the mornings, and long, lingering days spent … Continue reading

4 Reasons To See a Chiropractor During Pregnancy

It’s no secret that pregnancy produces extreme changes in the human body. Hormonal, physical, and emotional changes are all happening rapidly during pregnancy, and it can feel overwhelming. Making a chiropractor low back pain Austin appointment can make a huge difference in the way you feel throughout your pregnancy. Here a few … Continue reading

Book Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

I recently read the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver.  This book tells the story of the author and her family who, having lived for a long period in Tucson, Arizona, packed up and moved to a rural area in western Virginia where they attempted … Continue reading

3 Apartment Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Home

When you live in a small apartment that feels outdated or cramped, it can be tough to figure out how to decorate it so it feels like a truly chic, cozy home. Feeling happy with your home is an essential part of your overall well-being, especially if you’ve been spending more time … Continue reading

Savile Row in New York

When a Savile Row tailor visits NYC, it’s part of a continuous cycle. I bring a good selection of cloth samples with me, which includes the basics of everything you’d want- classic worsteds, tweeds, lightweights etc. New customers are consulted on their requirements and have their first measuring, so I … Continue reading

Some Simple and Easy Ways to Take Care of – and Rejuvenate – Your Skin

Our skin can certainly go through a lot – and we’re probably not helping it if we spend too much time outdoors in the sun without ample sunscreen protection, for example, or if we’re constantly using low-quality skincare products that are filled with harmful ingredients. If your skin isn’t looking … Continue reading