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Harry Manx review – blues sprinkled with Indian spice

There’s nothing new in great western guitarists becoming fascinated by India, as artists from John McLaughlin to Bob Brozman have proved, but what makes Harry Manx unique is the way he mixes blues and ragas with anything from Americana to rock. And he does so playing solo, armed only with an array …

Guitar

40 essential blues guitar intros and outros

Image 1 of 41<p>Image 2 of 41<p>Intro 1: Easy acoustic in E<p>Image 3 of 41<p>Intro 2: Advanced acoustic in E<p>Image 4 of 41<p>Intro 3: Easy acoustic in G<p>Image 5 of 41<p>…

100% Blues – Perfect Blues & Rock Hits CD1 (2015)

Jimi Hendrix Plays the Delta Blues on a 12-String Acoustic Guitar in 1968, and Jams with His Blues Idols, Buddy Guy & B.B. King

“I started playing the guitar about 6 or 7, maybe 7 or 8 years ago. I was influenced by everything at the same time, that’s why I can’t get it …

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See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your Microsoft account to see recent notes.<p>Sign in to your Microsoft …

Ash Sakula Architects designs three mews houses for a rural eco development

Wooden shingles clad the end wall and pitched roofs of this terrace in the English county of Hampshire, designed as a prototype for affordable, …

17 Simple Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time | Inc.com

If you're serious about starting your own business and you have a full-time job that you can't walk away from, it's possible to get there from here. Follow these 17 steps to begin creating and successfully growing your business without leaving (or shortchanging) the job that pays your …

Small Business

Passive Narrow House - Vancouver, BC

One SEED Architecture + Interiors<p>25 Reviews<p>Save<p>96 Saves<p>0 Questions<p>Design: One SEED Architecture + Interiors (www.oneseed.ca) Photography: A. …

Architecture

Attract more customers and investors in just 2 minutes

Disclaimer: You may take more than 2 minutes to accomplish some of the suggestions we are sharing below to promote your startups to potential …

Startups

Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Networking is a game an entrepreneur has to play both online and offline. While you always have to make sure you're making yourself known at expos …

How To Start A Startup - Infographic

Here is a literal and actionable guide on how to start up.<p>Based on a much longer eponymous essay by Paul Graham, I reinterpreted it so it makes sense …

A thermal bridge too far: As much as 30% of heat loss can be caused by bad design

I often shake my head looking at the typical North American house, thinking that they have been consciously designed to maximize jogs, surface area, …

Architecture

Here's What Happens When You Don't Eat Enough Food to Fuel Your Workout

Get out those waffle fries, ladies. (Or like a protein shake. Whatevs.)<p>Women are getting fitter. Since 1972, participation in sports by girls and young women has grown 560 percent among high school students, according to the Women's Sports Foundation. That's awesome. We're all so active and I think …

How To Write an “About Me” Page That Gets You Hired

About pages are hard. You have one page to summarize who you are, what you do, and how you’re different in a clear, concise, and confident way. No …

Writing

7 Essential Qualities for Building a Business Empire | Inc.com

It's easy to look at the world's wealthiest people and marvel at their accomplishments. They can afford to buy multiple houses and cars and luxuries that most of us can only dream of. In some cases, this wealth might be inherited, but the vast majority of millionaires and billionaires are …

Entrepreneurship

3 pitching tips for time-strapped, perfectionist entrepreneurs

If you’re an entrepreneur, you need to be comfortable talking about yourself and your product, in almost any setting. Whether you’re talking with customers, partners, prospects, or investors, you need a laser-focused pitch. In 20 seconds or less, you need to capture your audience’s attention, win …

Startups

Housing associations take the lead in promoting social value

Public bodies can learn from services and campaigns of housing organisations, says government social value ambassador<p>Housing associations across the country have taken the lead in integrating social value into their business plans and advocating it within their local communities.<p>Housing …

Will new metrics system help companies measure overall impacts?

It promises the earth, but the measurement framework needs to overcome huge methodology and data challenges<p>Imagine you're a brewer in Africa. Barley is hard to come by in the local market. The standard response would be to import it. Yes, it's expensive and comes with high transport-related carbon …

Sustainability

Construction industry branches out to social enterprise

One of the UK's largest construction companies aims to boost the use of social enterprises in business<p>Wates Group, one of the UK's biggest construction companies has launched the building industry's first national brokering service. The aim is to boost the use of social enterprises at all its …

5 Great Beginner Blues Guitar Lessons

Los Angeles-based guitarist and instructor Keith Wyatt has been teaching students since 1978, serving time as the Vice President of Programs for many …

Over 46 Million People Now Have Dementia Worldwide

More than 46 million people around the world suffer from dementia, according to a report released Tuesday.<p>The World Alzheimer Report, published by …

When He Says Yoga Saved His Life, He's Not Exaggerating

Yes, it's a cliche: "Yoga saved my life."<p>Google the phrase, and you'll get 12 million matches!<p>But when Walter Mugbe says it, he really means it. It's not an exaggeration. It's the truth.<p>When Mugbe was 7, growing up in Nairobi, Kenya, his father, John, died in a car accident. John Mugbe was an …

Yoga

10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

Yoga Nidra: What It’s All About. ~ Trudy Collings

Are you feeling stressed, run down, overwhelmed and just cannot find time for a vacation?<p>Are you ready to experience a form of yoga that is …

The 15-Minute Power Yoga Workout for Beginners

“Power yoga for beginners” sounds kind of ironic. After all, it's a style of yoga typically favored by experienced yogis. But don't roll up your mat …

Yoga

The One Yoga Pose You Should Do If You Sit All Day Long

It's a simple stretch your body will thank you for.<p>Your gym teacher probably led you through this move in elementary school, but it's certainly not reserved for kids.<p>This simple seated stretch will free up the backs of your legs, which are often tight after sitting at a desk or behind the wheel of …

Yoga