The Fairytale Castle that Inspired Walt Disney

We all know the logo shown at the beginning of Disney movies. The famous logo is of a castle with a river flowing in front of it. How was this beautiful company logo made? Walt and Lilian Disney had taken a trip to Europe where they visited Neuschwanstein Castle situated in the German Alps. The architecture of the beautiful castle inspired Walt Disney to create … Continue reading The Fairytale Castle that Inspired Walt Disney

Reading Fiction Improves Language Skills

Just as reading textbooks gives us knowledge of a particular subject, a recent study published in the journal Reading and Writing has shown that reading any type of fiction is good not only for leisure and also helps in language skills. The research was carried out by Professor Sandra Martin-Chang and Dr Stephanie Kozak from Concordia University. By reading books, people especially the younger generation … Continue reading Reading Fiction Improves Language Skills

Final Day of Storytelling

As it’s said “Everything that has a beginning has an end” so this series also ended on a good note. We cried and laughed. We heard each others’ stories. Whether it was good or bad, whether it was happy or sad or funny, it felt nice to have that connection. It feels good to talk to one another. This is what we are missing during … Continue reading Final Day of Storytelling

Another Day of Storytelling

Story telling continues with Puck creations. We laughed, cried and listened to each other. Everyone has their own struggles both internally and externally. But if we don’t share, it will consume us from the inside. In this hard time we crave human interaction as much as possible. That’s why we continued with meetings and learned a lot from each other. Hope you will enjoy it. Continue reading Another Day of Storytelling

The Origin of Punctuation Marks

Punctuations are described as the use of spacing and symbols in order to understand and properly read texts, whether they are read silently or aloud. It is derived from the Latin word punctus meaning point. Use of punctuations can be traced to the 15th century in Hebrew texts. In this case, vowel points were used by placing them near consonants to indicate following vowels. In … Continue reading The Origin of Punctuation Marks

It’s Story Time!!!

This is the day 2 of story telling with Puck Creations. It was an amazing time listening to different people. Everyone has their own stories to tell through their experiences in life. Some good, some bad, some even funny. But I found this refreshing and even entertaining. Why? Because we need human interaction more than ever. Due to the pandemic, most people are stuck at … Continue reading It’s Story Time!!!

My First Zoom Meeting

Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a zoom meeting. The event was organised by Puck Creations and I signed up on LinkedIn. Right now because of the pandemic most people are stuck at home. As human beings, we crave association, we crave interaction. Without it, we feel lonely and bored. Fortunately the owners of Puck Creations organised story telling by people from all … Continue reading My First Zoom Meeting

Winter Wonderland in Harbin, China

This year’s 37th annual Ice and Snow festival was opened on Sunday 5th January with fireworks. Since 1963, this festival has been done annually from December to January in the Harbin city of Heilongjiang province in China. This has also drawn many tourists from all over the world. It was opened late because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, due to the reduced cases in China … Continue reading Winter Wonderland in Harbin, China

This Christmas, Santa is coming to your Ho… Ho… Home

The ages long tradition of meeting Father Christmas and his elves has taken to technology. This is because of the COVID-19 pandemic people aren’t supposed to go for gatherings or parties due to fear of spreading the virus. However, many people have found an alternative so as not to disappoint families, known as Virtual Santa Visits. Though this isn’t exactly the same experience as meeting … Continue reading This Christmas, Santa is coming to your Ho… Ho… Home

Okinawa – The Island of Longetivity

We all strive to have a healthy and long life. However, with all pressures of the modern lifestyle; working hard to get good grades, struggling to get better jobs and juggling family responsibilities can be hard on anyone. Together with eating either too little or too much food can affect our health and can cause complications such as heart disease. But on the Japanese island … Continue reading Okinawa – The Island of Longetivity