We ain’t gonna lie to ya, January is looking a touch bleak for film lovers, which is not breaking news in Hollywood. January – and sometimes February – are considered “dump months,” when studios release productions that they wouldn’t want going up against stronger competition at other times of the year.
Potatoes, underpants and polka dots are just a few of the unusual customs that occur across the globe, as revelers say farewell to the past year and usher in the new.
It’s that time of the year when people start vowing to improve themselves by making New Year’s resolutions. Whether you are promising to lose weight, get your financial house in order or eat more veggies, the idea is to make that goal happen before 2018 rolls around.
For such a small island, Cayman has an action-packed annual community social calendar. This year was a busy one. From fun runs to music events to glitzy galas, there was something for everyone in 2016. Here’s a roundup of some of the year’s notable events.
It’s easy to get into a wine rut. You like what you like and sometimes it just takes too much thought to try something different. That is a real shame because there are literally thousands of different wines made from hundreds of different grapes available in the world today.
When driving down Cayman’s roads at night, you may find the traffic slows in certain areas. You will forgive those cars, however, because you too will be mesmerized by the sparkling sights.
During the 1990s, the world’s popular music scene saw a surge of new genres and sub-genres. It was a decade when music categories like Britpop, grunge, neo-soul, Golden Age hip-hop, gangsta rap, trance and alternative rock all emerged or blossomed.
Fireworks, bubbly and party tunes – Cayman knows how to party and New Year’s Eve is no exception, with a score of exciting events happening across the island. From Michelin-starred dining to barefoot on the beach, there’s something for everyone. So where are you going to be when the clock strikes midnight?
Mulled wine, eggnog, turkey, ham … all of these are familiar items on the menu when it comes to the festive season. Some are quick and easy to make and some require an awful lot of preparation with a few choice swear words thrown in.
Decorating offices for Christmas is not uncommon, but MUFG Investor Services makes it an interactive staff event that should be a lesson to us all. Two floors in the company’s building – MUFG House – participated in a competition where team members were given the opportunity to go hog wild and be as creative as possible.