Give a moment of empathetic silence for Britney Spears, who has reportedly been ordered to pay more child support to her ex-husband. The sum comes to around $110,000 per month. Those who eagerly keep track of Spears news will know that she and ex-husband, Kevin Federline, married in 2004, and split up shortly afterwards in 2006. They have two sons, Jayden James, 11, and Sean Preston, 12. [Read more…]
Wedding planning is not for the faint-hearted, but it certainly has its perks. A word of wisdom to the happy couple: before you dive right into all the intricate arrangements that will ensure that your happily ever after is flawlessly orchestrated – hopefully thanks to the helping hands of friends and family via gentle coercing (read: firm delegation) – plop yourselves on the couch, pour a pair of chilled pino grigios, and settle in for what could only be described as the blissful honeymoon phase of said planning: the ‘Googling’. [Read more…]
The career of an elite sportsman or woman is generally a lot shorter than what is seen in most other industries. Just as they are really gaining insight and experience, they tend to pass their physical prime. In other words, unlike almost every other field, the experience that comes with age and practice doesn’t benefit the individual who has gained it. Instead, they go on to coach or commentate, and their hard-won lessons benefit others, but not them. [Read more…]
Who would have thought their nationality could ever be in question? And not by way of a social question, but actually in terms of officialdom. Apparently that’s the case if you happen to be born mid-air. I’m not too well-versed in air travel. I’ve made a couple of trips and the last one was so stressful that I’ve been reluctant ever since. The aircraft had no signage and the airline liquidated while I was on vacation! That will teach me for jumping head first into one of those ‘too good to be true’ deals. [Read more…]
Most have hung up their boots and gloves and traded lush green fields for green felt tables. With stacks of cash from their glory years and a whole lot of time on their hands, they’ve taken to churning out enormous profits from playing the ancient and hallowed sport of table games and sports betting.