Why did the Modern Olympics start?

Because of one man, Pierre de Coubertin. It came about in 1889 when he had the concept of reviving the Olympic Games.  Then, he spent the next five years just trying to get a meeting of athletes and sports enthusiasts, and, of course, when they finally got together, they loved it! That was in June […]

Who was Theseus?

We know him as the Greek who slayed the Minotaur of the Cretan king Minos.  What did he do before that? His birth His birth is interesting. It is said that he was the son of Aegeus, King of Athens. Aegeus had a problem, just like Henry VIII, he needed a son, he knew several […]

How do you escape the labyrinth?

Greek mythology tells the story of Monster in the Maze. It tells of a frightening creature, with the head of a bull and the body of a man, yes, half man and half animal.  Now this frightening creature lived in the centre of the Labyrinth, an elaborate maze, under the palace of King Minos of […]