0 Have your say Craig Levein has accused the SFA compliance officer Clare Whyte of giving Scottish football a bad name by being too quick to punish players for showing passion. The Hearts manager said he was concerned that the game was being “sanitised”.Levein spoke out after player confrontations on the pitch last weekend saw notices of complaint issued to Hearts, Aberdeen, Rangers and Celtic, despite referees issuing red and yellow cards at the time. Rangers manager Steven Gerrard was also cited for misconduct after the Old Firm derby and Celtic captain Scott Brown faces a disciplinary hearing for his post-match celebrations of his side’s 2-1 win.But Levein believes that unnecessary interventions are painting an unfair picture and threatening to douse the passion and competitiveness the Scottish leagues are renowned for.“It’s almost like the compliance officer is trying to make Scottish football look bad. I don’t know why … [Read more...] about Craig Levein: Is compliance officer trying to make Scottish football look bad?
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PUBLISHED: 12:05 12 February 2019 | UPDATED: 12:15 12 February 2019 Richard Burton Reading room: Specialist finishes like this using the Railings range from Farrow & Ball give book cases a traditional feel Archant Books are a big deal to many of us, and the way we display them can have a huge impact on our interiors. Richard Burton spoke to a St Albans-based shelving expert to find out more. Based in St Albans, ON&ON offer a huge range of shelving solutions. Picture: ON&ONI’ve never owned as many books as Ian Fleming but I’ve collected a few more than Marilyn Monroe. And while I’ve obviously not written as many books as him, I’ve probably read a few more than her. All a bit petty, perhaps, but that’s the thing about us bibliophiles. We can get a bit competitive. My shelves are better stocked than yours, that sort of thing. A friend who grew up in the USSR told me how her family would collect old copies of Pravda because recycling was … [Read more...] about On the shelf: Shelving solutions to make your books look their best
There's no need to suffer through dry, dull and lacklustre-looking skin in silence. Central heating and the ice cold temperatures may be zapping the life out of your complexion but thankfully there are tricks to putting it back. Here's how you can boost your radiance with minimal time and effort... Bring back blush Blusher is a must if you look drained, says make-up artist Caroline Barnes. ‘Use one with a pinky red tone that emulates blood flow under your skin. Put it in the centre of your cheeks and blend outwards. But don’t take it too high – imagine you’re wearing a big pair of sunglasses so you can't blend the blusher anywhere near your orbital area.’ We like ones you can use on cheeks and lips too, like Benefit Benetint, £25.50, and Maybelline Baby Lips Balm & Blush, £5.99. Slough off the rough Glycolic acid face pads whisk off the dead top layer of skin that dulls your complexion, says make-up artist Cassie Lomas. ‘They make skin … [Read more...] about Here’s how you can make your skin look more radiant in a flash
0 Post a comment Sunday, 16 December 2018 - Feature by Cambrian News reporter @CambrianNews [email protected] IF YOU want to go chic on the Christmas wreath front this year, consider succulents – they’ll last through the festive season. Living wreaths give a great natural look indoors and out, but you’ll need different plants for different places.Indoors, you can experiment with echeveria and haworthia, while for an outdoor wreath, you can use succulent alpine plants such as sedum or sempervivum.What you need to get started: 12 succulent alpine plants, like sedum or sempervivum (house leeks), selecting small plants in 5cm or 9cm pot sizes; moss; an oasis ring; florist’s wire; wire cutters; and pins.Cover your oasis ringSoak your moss in water and use it to cover the oasis ring completely.Position your plantsPlace the plants one by one into the oasis ring, securing with pins as you go.Secure the wreathTo make your wreath extra secure, wrap … [Read more...] about How to make your own festive wreath
The stars – including Colin Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Victoria Smurfit, Domhnall Gleeson The Edge, Andrea Corr and Laura Whitmore - generously gave of their time to take part in a new, important fundraising campaign, to raise life-saving, life-enhancing funds for sick children through the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation, Crumlin (CMRF Crumlin). It’s called Childhood Illness Takes Too Much #WhateverItTakes — and it kicks off this week. CMRF Crumlin is the charity fundraising body for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and the National Children’s Research Centre. Last year, CMRF Crumlin raised over €11.9m, which went directly to the research of children’s illnesses, as well as to improving the quality of the lives of the children who find themselves in hospital. This year, they hope to raise €12.5m to meet planned expenditure that will ramp up paediatric research, purchase life-saving equipment and put … [Read more...] about ‘As a parent, you will do whatever it takes to make your child better’