The Story of 57 Varieties

Henry John Heinz was an American entrepreneur who founded the Heinz Company that is famous for its 57 Varieties. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the 11th October 1844 to John Henry and Anna Margaretha Heinz. They were both were German immigrants who came to the United States, in the early 1840s. Settling in …

Two Environments

Recently Sky Movies aired a series of Tom Hanks films. One of his most popular movies was the film “Castaway”. In this movie, Tom acts the part of Chuck Noland, a FedEx executive. Whilst travelling to an assignment in Malaysia he ends up in a plane crash over the Pacific Ocean during a storm. Being …

Crossing the finishing line with a little bit of help from “a friend”

One of the defining moments of last year’s London Marathon happened when David Wyeth started to collapse just 300 metres short of the finish line. Another runner called Matthew Rees, set aside his own ambition on finishing at a personal best time, choosing to stop and help this total stranger get back on his feet …

Understanding the Time

A recent front page newspaper headline stated “Schools Axe Old Clocks As Kids Can’t Tell the Time.” A teacher told a conference that the traditional clock was being replaced by digital ones because A-level and GCSE pupils complained that they couldn’t read clock faces in exam halls. This disclosure at a recent Partners in Excellence …