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Posted on: January 22, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Book Review: The Lost Pages

The Lost Pages by Marija Peričić My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is easy to read, short and sweet with a strong plot and plenty of hooks that kept me going. I finished the book within a day. I am particularly impressed by Peričić’s description of the thoughts …

Posted on: January 18, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

If You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try and Try Again

I grew up in a country where the highest point was less than 550 feet. As a child I was barely interested in walking to the nearest bus stop. While I have always been athletic, the concept of hiking through snow-capped mountains was an activity that only existed in inspirational …

Posted on: January 16, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Love Your Inner Child

This article was first published on Medium “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” — Leo Tolstoy writes in Anna Karenina, a literary piece still considered by many as the greatest book ever written. The principle of this wisdom indicates that in order for a …

Posted on: January 12, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

BATTLE OF THE UNDEFEATED: 3 Reasons to Watch Claressa “T-Rex” Shields Take on Tori “Sho-Nuff” Nelson Tonight

BATTLE OF THE UNDEFEATED: 3 Reasons to Watch Claressa “T-Rex” Shields Take on Tori “Sho-Nuff” Nelson Tonight First published on allsportseverything.com as a guest blogger Women have been traditionally discouraged from professional sports for a variety of reasons – from the severe pay discrimination, the constant mockery of a female athlete’s …

Posted on: December 31, 2017 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

UFC 219 Cyborg vs Holm #AndStill

The last event of the year UFC 219 was all about Cyborg and Holm – the two current giants of Women’s MMA. The endless debates and predictions of will she or won’t she. Finally, judgement day had arrived and both of these female fighters were keen to finish 2017 with …

Posted on: December 21, 2017 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Review of book “The Murder of Sonny Liston”

The Murder of Sonny Liston: Las Vegas, Heroin, and Heavyweights by Shaun Assael My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sonny Liston is a fascinating character. He was born and raised in very difficult circumstances – abused, neglected and was almost invisible to the world – an irony for a child …

Posted on: December 18, 2017 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Death and Martial Arts

  Death is concept that is never far from the mind of a martial artist. In the case of Robert Follis, it may have been a thought that sat for too long in his consciousness since he lost one of his brothers via suicide. It is no news that many …

Posted on: December 13, 2017 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Taylor vs McCaskill- andstill

Gone are the days where female prize fights are the warm-up rounds. Thanks to the likes of Claressa Shields for boxing and Ronda Rousey for MMA, women are starting to lead the way in headline acts for professional bouts. Ward vs Giner On the evening of Wed 13th Dec 2017 …