BRITs (2019) Forecasts

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The BRIT Awards are a set of awards which annually primarily honors great feats in British music. The first set of awards were given out in 1977; currently, artists such as Robbie Williams and Adele have to their credit the achievements of winning the most number of BRITs. This year, the BRIT Awards will happen at the O2 in London, England; in my outlook, the following should win on the night:

British Male Solo Artist: Sam Smith
British Female Solo Artist: Jess Glynne
British Group: Little Mix
Mastercard British Album Of The Year: Anne-Marie – Speak Your Mind
British Single: Jess Glynne – ‘I’ll Be There’
International Male Solo Artist: Shawn Mendes
International Female Solo Artist: Ariana Grande
International Group: The Carters

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Greek Mythology

Image from page 349 of "The golden fleece and the heroes who lived before Achilles" (1921)

What is Greek mythology?

Greek mythology, in brief, is an entertaining set of tales (of Gods, villains and valiant figures) which the people of Ancient Greece believed in. The tales were ways in which the Greeks would make sense of a wide range of things (for example: traditions). Some of the Gods which feature in these tales are as follows: Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Hermes, Athena and Aphrodite. Although, societies around the world have advanced a lot since the time when people would believe in these tales, they are still very relevant to the present age. This is because the tales present immortal figures (or Gods) as figures who are not extremely different from mortal figures (or human beings): they are fearless and sharp plus they make mistakes and win wars.

The Miniature Sitting Room

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How to decorate a small sitting room

You cannot place a lot of furniture or decoration pieces inside a small-scale sitting room. So, you should definitely beautify the room with fewer pieces like a lampshade which very easily draws attention.

John Lewis & Partners Florentina Velvet Lampshade (Blue) at John Lewis
The beautiful blue-colored lampshade has been made from velvet and it features a magnificent brown-colored floral print; add it to the sitting room so that you always have sufficient lighting when you want to read books.

Contemporary Armchair Vintage Style “Olesya” at 1stdibs
The armchair is green in color and its legs are colored gold and black; it is quite uncomplicated plus sophisticated in design.

Kylie Minogue Eliza Silver Cushion at House of Fraser
The pewter-colored cushion features tassels which sparkle because of pewter-colored sequins – keep it on the armchair to showcase your glamorous side.

Croft Collection Bubble Glass Lantern at John Lewis
The glass lantern features both trims plus a handle made out of old-style brass and also a bubble effect – place a tall candle inside the lantern and light it whenever you want to spend a relaxing night in.

British Academy Film Awards (2019) Forecasts

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The British Academy Film Awards are a set of awards annually awarded by the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA). The first set of awards were awarded on 29 May 1949. The 72nd British Academy Film Awards will be held on February 10 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England; in my outlook, the following should win on the night:

Best Film: BlackKklansman
Outstanding British Film: Bohemian Rhapsody
Leading Actress: Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
Leading Actor: Christian Bale (Vice)
Supporting Actress: Margot Robbie (Mary Queen of Scots)
Supporting Actor: Timothee Chalamet (Beautiful Boy)
Best Director: Spike Lee (BlackKklansman)
Original Music: BlackKklansman
Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer: Pili
Animated Film: Incredibles 2
British Short Animation: I’m OK
British Short Film: 73 Cows
Documentary: They Shall Not Grow Old
Film Not In The English Language: Cold War

Grammy Awards (2019) Forecasts

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The Grammy Awards are a very important set of awards which primarily honors great feats in music. Currently, artists such as Alison Krauss, Stevie Wonder, U2 and Beyonce have to their credits the achievements of winning the most number of Grammys. The 61st Grammy Awards will be held on 10 February 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, United States; in my outlook, the following should win on the night:

Record Of The Year: Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All The Stars
Album Of The Year: Various Artists – Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By
Song Of The Year: In My Blood
Best New Artist: Bebe Rexha

Best Pop Solo Performance: Ariana Grande – God is a Woman
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Backstreet Boys – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Best Pop Vocal Album: P!nk – Beautiful Trauma

Best R&B Song: Ella Mai – Boo’d Up
Best Rap Performance: Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake – King’s Dead
Best Rap/Sung Performance: Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All The Stars
Best Rap Song: Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake – King’s Dead

Best Dance Recording: Silk City & Dua Lipa Featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson – Electricity
Best Country Duo/Group Performance: Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line – Meant To Be
Best Spoken Word Album: Jimmy Carter – Faith – A Journey For All

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: Various Artists – Deadpool 2
Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: Coco

The Wicked Cometh

The Wicked Cometh blends a thrilling plot into the tapestry of English history; the result of that is a story which is immersive, hair-raising and peculiar. The plot of the novel is based in the capital of England during the Georgian period and the focus is on the frightful side of the city’s character: slums, poverty and grime, and not to mention the types of people who call it home, like killers and beggars.

The protagonist in the novel is a woman called Hester White: White is a poor woman (from Bethnal Green) who gets the opportunity to turn her destiny around when she gets hurt by the vehicle which a man called Calder Brock was riding. Brock takes Hester to his house in Westminster and lets his help look after her and then she is rushed to Waterford Hall; at the hall, White meets another woman called Rebecca Brock (who has an uncommunicative and obscure disposition) and with her, she falls into an unsolved problem of poor people getting lost.

Copper Cookware

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The best copper cookware to get

Copper cookware are not just beautiful to look at, they also heat food much faster; this means that food cooks faster in them than in cookware made from other materials.

Chasseur Escoffier Saucepan With Lid at Everten
Auguste Escoffier was the inspiration for this Chasseur saucepan; Auguste was a French chef and writer. The outer surface of the saucepan is made of copper and it comes with a stainless steel lid.

Falk Classical Line Copper Oval Au Gratin Pan at Falk
This pan has an outer surface of copper and its handles are manufactured from cast iron; you can use the pan to fry and braise food as well.

Scanpan Maire D’ Casserole (No Lid) at Everten
The outer surface of this pot (from Danish brand, Scanpan) is made from copper whilst its inner surface plus its handles are made from stainless steel.

Fish poacher with rack La Cintura di Orione at Alessi
This fish poacher was manufactured with guidance from French chef Roger Verge and it includes a grill which can be pulled out. The poacher can also be used to do things other than the poaching of food; you can also use it to steam and braise food.