When James Cook began his first Pacific voyage 250 years ago, scurvy was ‘the plague of the sea,’ decimating ship crews with little or no vitamin C intake.
I’ll admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I walked into the Fox Valley Park District’s boxing club on Oct. 6. I was there to attend an open house sponsored by Jesse “The Law” Torres Boxing Club, but the gloved athletes who would be showing off their skills were far from typical.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui says while he studied theatre, the thought of becoming a “successful actor” or “star” never crossed his mind.
Federal Limbuwan Social Forum (FLSF) recently organised an opening ceremony of its forthcoming Open Knockout Football Tournament at Barwa Workers Sports Complex, Al Khor. Twenty-eight teams will be participating in the tournament.
The use of a song in a popular television show can often create a springboard to chart success. Such was the case for Lost Without You, the debut UK hit for 24-year-old London-born singer / songwriter Freya Ridings.
Claude has the natural ease of someone who has been here since the beginning. He spends most of his time stretched out on his heated rock, or swimming around with the turtles in his enclosure.