Among my favourite boxers has to be the late great Arturo Gatti, best known for his trilogy of fights with Micky Ward that rivalled those of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Born in Cassino, Italy Gatti moved to New Jersey and went on to become the IBF and WBC Featherweight and Welterweight champion. He wasn’t the most perfect fighter but with a record of 40 wins and 9 losses he proved more than once that he was exceptionally skilled.
Longfella aka Tony Walsh is the silver tongued man-mountain of Manchester who has performed at Glastonbury, The Big Chill and bars, clubs and black-ties up and down the country. Below we go into his background, process and influences as a poet.
Read the latest piece from The How To Project, this time we focus on Ambition and how to think big. Ambition drives us to not only think of the things we want but to realize them and fulfil them, it’s all very well having ideas but they aren’t anything unless you have a commitment to doing something with them. That’s the difference between ideas and ambitions.
It’s been awhile but we’re back this time we explain the concept of Jazz and how you can enjoy it. Jazz is amazing, a combination of so many difficult styles and influences has created one of the most complex and improvisational genres on the planet.
So if you’re up to the challenge take a read of this and enjoy our sampling of old and new Jazz in the playlist.
Today the Olympics will have officially begun and in doing so created a buzz around London. We’ve put together some tips on How To Survive the Olympics this year for those caught in the middle of it all.
Read the whole article here
What are everyones thoughts on the Olympics?