Warwick Castle Warwick Castle ( i/ˈwɒrɪk/ WORR-ik) is a medieval castle developed from an original built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England, situated on a bend of the River Avon. The original wooden motte-and-bailey castle was rebuilt in stone in the 12th century. During the Hundred Years War, the facade opposite the town was refortified, resulting in one of the most recognisable examples of 14th century military architecture. It was used as a stronghold until the early 17th century, when it was granted to Sir Fulke Greville by James I in 1604.
30 Habits that Will Change your Life - StumbleUpon Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth. Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve. The following is a list of 30 practical habits that can make a huge difference in your life.
Homer Simpson Quotes D'oh! I hate Traffic. The band AND the phenomenon! Apsley House Apsley House in 1829 by TH Shepherd. The main gateway to Hyde Park can be glimpsed on the left. Apsley House on an 1869 map. The neighbouring houses were demolished in the post World War II period to allow Park Lane to be widened. The Wellington Arch has been moved since this time. The Dalai Lama's 18 Rules For Living May 6, 2011 | 42 Comments » | Topics: Life, List At the start of the new millennium the Dalai Lama apparently issued eighteen rules for living. Since word travels slowly in the digital age these have only just reached me. Here they are. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
ERUDITE CONCEPTS If you're not familiar with the work of Boswell D. Rabbitsmith, he's the famous erudite scientist who once said: "I woke up one morning, and all of my stuff had been stolen and replaced by exact duplicates." His mind sees things differently than most of us do, to our amazement and amusement. Here are some of his gems: (He also makes his living as a comedian by the name of Steve Wright....) Silver Compass Locket Silver Compass Locket Compass Engagement Gift A classic compass creation, this silver compass locket is equally suitable for a man or a woman. This one was given by a lady to the man in her life as an engagement gift. Handmade Silver Compass
Start Your Day in 33 Different Ways Mornings are underrated. I consider them fundamental for the whole diurnal experience. What you do in the very first moments of your morning will fundamentally and inexorably shape your entire day. Most of the time you spend your mornings by routinely performing some habits, on auto pilot. Hence, your days will routinely unfold towards you, the same way day after day, on auto pilot. Consciously inserting your intentions in these very first moments will have a huge effect.
How sports science is changing the way the London Marathon is run Poor old Pheidippides. The original marathon man ran from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens and died from his exertions. If only he'd had the right gear. Tragically, compression tights made of supportive memory fabric with state-of-the-art temperature management and engineered gradient systems that enhance the blood flow and reduce lactic acid buildup were not available in 490BC. Nor was a GPS watch connected wirelessly to a heart-rate monitor and a satellite system supplying data to an analytical website tracking everything from gradient to wind speed. Nor were carbohydrate gels, whey protein shakes, caffeine blocks or beetroot shots.