I went to a live Burlesque show for the first time in the early 2000’s.
I remember the energy of the small and dimly lit Slipper Room located in the Lower East Side of NYC– the longest-running burlesque venue in the city. There was electricity in the air, sexuality, and a
Drawing an easy hobby to pick up which is enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities and is accessible to everyone.
It is a form of visual thinking that can be used as a form of creative exploration, self-expression or even a way of recording memories to preserve and it
Writing is one of the most important methods of communication we use. Developing and improving your writing skills helps to communicate better, something that has tremendous benefits in many areas of life. As a hobby, writing can be practised in a variety of different forms and offers a variety of
Chess is a versatile hobby that teaches us a variety of skills that can be translated into our everyday lives in various areas. With origins that date back to the 15th century, it is a hobby that is played all over the world and can be enjoyed by those of
Geocaching is a relatively new and engaging pastime and has numerous physical, social and mental benefits. It is an enjoyable challenge that is great for those wishing to improve their wellbeing and spend more time outdoors. It encourages participants to engage with the natural and manmade environment in a new
Birdwatching is a hobby and has been steading increasing in popularity all over the world.
It requires absolutely nothing to get started and is an environmentally friendly pastime that promotes engagement with and appreciation of nature. You may also be surprised by the numerous health benefits that birdwatching has to offer
The hobby of calligraphy is that it has numerous positive benefits and endless creative possibilities, that can be explored and enjoyed. As well as the pleasure of developing a new skill, it allows us to indulge in a creative practise that can boost our wellbeing, promoting calm and tranquillity and
In my previous article, I explored some of the many benefits of practising art regularly as a hobby. This is article continues the topic, but instead focuses on the benefits of viewing art.
Allowing art to be part of your life has many physical and mental health benefits and can have
One of the brilliant aspects of art as a hobby is that is accessible to anyone and offers a range of mediums to explore. It is not just for those who are artistically inclined either - simply the desire to create and express yourself can have many lasting positive benefits.
One of the joys of scrapbooking is that it is one hobby that actually combines multiple hobbies and there are many different elements to a scrapbook, which makes it a beneficial creative pastime that allows you to build a variety of skills.
It is an enjoyable and popular activity for people