The English word, bead, derives from the Old English noun bede which means a prayer. Beads are among the earliest human ornaments and ostrich shell beads in Africa date to 10,000 BC. Over the centuries various cultures have made beads from a variety of materials from stone and shells to clay.
The Chaturanga is a beginner yoga asana part of the Sun Salutation sequences. It works your upper body and abdominals by placing your body weight in your hands and feet. This move is an important preparatory pose for doing handstands. English Name: Four Limbed Staff Pose Sanskrit Name: Chaturanga Dandasana Step by Step Guide-Method 1 Preparation Lie…Continue Reading →
Annie Kenney - (1870-1953) - English working class suffragette who became a leading figure in the Women's Social and Political Union. Kenney was the only working class woman to become part of the senior hierarchy of the WSPU, becoming deputy in 1912, unusual in such a middle class organisation.