Analyzing Trends in Fertility, Marriage, and Age Dynamics – Implications for the Future Date of report: 23 December 2023 Introduction In September 2022, my wife and I relocated from South Africa to Mauritius. The transition was smoother than we anticipated, thanks in part to the welcoming nature of the community and the support from the […]
“What made you leave South Africa?” It’s been almost a year, since my wife and I and our little Pomeranian-Chihuahua rescue got on a flight, leaving our family and friends and the country that we’ve known our whole life. And over the last year, I have been asked some version of this question from almost
You are doing it wrong There are many things that you and I throughout most of our lives have been doing wrong. Most of us are aware that we’re not eating as well as we should be. Fewer of us are aware that we aren’t walking correctly. Maybe you walk with your feet pointed outwards,
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The 1920s was a time of unprecedented economic growth. For the first time more people lived in cities than on farms. The entire wealth of the U.S.A doubled in 9 years. To put the rapid development of the era into perspective, in 1912 only 16% of households had electricity. By the mid-1920s that number skyrocketed
I love Russian classical music and Russian opera and have been listening to it for over two decades. In a previous post I shared all the Russian operas that I listened to in 2023, specifically. I had made it a personal project to listen to and discover ones that I had not heard before.
For most of my life I have loved and been obsessed with classical music. My favorite composers are from a medley of nationalities including Italian, Polish, German, French, Hungarian and Czech, as well as Russian composers. Much of my favorite classical music is Russian classical music. Some of my favorite violinists are Russian or of
Original Source The original source for the data is the online publisher Top Wine SA. The are well-established experts and collect data from various expert sources within the South African Wine market and keep track of the best wines based on local as well as international judges. This data was published in 2023. Top Wine
This past weekend I stepped out of my comfort zone and entered a Deadlifts and Donuts competition at a local strongman gym and won my event. I’d been looking into Strongman training as this event showed up in my Instagram feed. This is typical of something you’ll see in Strongman, some sort of deadlift for
Early on in my lifting journey I came across Calgary Barbell on YouTube when looking up technique guides on the main lifts. The founder of Calgary Barbell – Bryce Krawczyk – is an elite powerlifter and world record holder. They host Friday Form Checks that are live streamed every Friday, where Bryce would do form
From dancing in nightclubs at just 13yrs old to support her mother and herself, to starring in Broadway musicals, to a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Sometimes you come across someone’s life story that is so remarkable and unexpected that you just can’t stop reading more about them. The more I read about