While Leeds became a city way back in 1848, the expanded part of Leeds has held the status of a city since 1974. As per the 2001 Census report, Leeds as a district has a population of 7,015,404 whereas Leeds city has a population of 4,043,247. Though the term is rarely used, the inhabitants of Leeds are locally known as Loiners. The origin of Leeds dates backs to 1086AD when it was a merchant town mainly dealing in woollen goods. At that time it had a population of only around a thousand. Gradually, however, the city developed into an industrial one and as a result its population started multiplying. Leeds is one among the largest centres for financial and business services in the United Kingdom, it has over 30 national and international banks based in the city. The Leeds University is the number one student destination in UK. Leeds city centre has over a thousand shops and is also among the prime shopping destinations in UK. Leeds is linked to other places in England by rail and road whereas it is linked with major European business and holiday destinations by air through the Bradford International Airport. Another destination of interest in the city is the Leeds Arts Gallery. Leeds is also famous for sports activities like cricket, rugby, and football. The city also has a good music background of Jazz and Folk.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Whoever came up with the rule of thumb that guys should make the first move must be six feet under by now. It's a totally outdated concept! Women have climbed the corporate ladder, battled with male politicians, so why couldn't they go ahead and make the first move when meeting men?
Sunday, August 4, 2013
There is all the hype these days about the Law of Attraction and the process of manifesting your desire into your life. Basically the key to this law is that you will manifest whatever you desire. There are several contingencies that come into play when you want to manifest your desire. First you must be very clear about what you want. Your desire should be written out, for in writing it you will be able to be more specific and as you write you will get more clarity.