Never Bet on Big Soccer Underdogs

As almost every professional bettor will tell you, backing heavy favourites is a sure fire way to the poorhouse. That’s common knowledge, right? Perhaps, but there’s one problem with that type of thinking: it’s dead wrong. The received wisdom is the linesmakers skew their odds on heavy favourites because the public love betting on the

Slow Travel

In 1986, the Italian culinary journalist Carlo Petrini, appalled at the opening of an American fast food restaurant on the Piazza di Spagna in Roma, came out with what is today the Slow movement. At the end of 1989, the International Slow Food Movement is founded with a first Slow Food Manifest. For a logo,

How to Teach the Reading Element – Sequencing

Many of you have been reading my articles for some time, and know how much I stress teaching with the child in mind. But for those of you who are not familiar with my articles: Workbooks are OK for reinforcing what the student already knows, but they are not very effective in teaching new concepts