PUBLIC SPEAKING: Ways to overcome the jitters

There comes a point in most people’s lives where they will have to do a bit of public speaking, Whether you end up being the best man toasting the groom during a wedding, or having to do a ‘make-or-break’ presentation for your university degree, public speaking is like jury duty, it is hard to get out of. For many of us, the very thought of standing in front of people, talking and showing things, is enough to leave us in a cold sweat. Paranoid fears of messing everything up or making a verbal faux-pas and embarrassing yourself in front of … Continue reading PUBLIC SPEAKING: Ways to overcome the jitters

SCAREDYCATS BEWARE!!: Grave Encounters – a review and a trip down Memory Lane

By Vijay Shah Like many men growing up in the past 40 years, horror films were a big part of my youth and still hold an important cultural/entertainment influence on me. What better to test your masculinity, bravery and maybe also your film knowledge by jumping onto a suitably large sofa with your mates, and then spending the next 90 minutes perched precariously on the edge of your seat while acting cool and fearless in between slices of pepperoni pizza?  While Jigsaw or our old friend Freddie Krueger are busy chopping and dicing up their victims in glorious widescreen, you … Continue reading SCAREDYCATS BEWARE!!: Grave Encounters – a review and a trip down Memory Lane