Bath Bath is beautiful in spring – both its Unesco-listed centre and its encircling hills, which grow greener and increasingly redolent of wild garlic as the season progresses. Now, Bath’s Georgian alleys aren’t yet heaving and, anyway, there are plenty of places tourists rarely reach. For instance, the city has six impressive crescents, not just the photogenic Royal; walk up to Camden Crescent to see wisteria explode across the honeyed stone and to gain better city views. … [Read more...] about UK spring breaks: six of the best towns and cities
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"John Fahey gave so much to public life: Premier of NSW for three years, five years as Minister for Finance in the Howard government and, in his final years, as Chancellor of the Australian Catholic University. He was a close and valued colleague of mine." … [Read more...] about Former NSW premier John Fahey – who bravely took on a gunman trying to attack Prince Charles and who played a key role in Sydney’s bid for the 2000 Olympics – dies aged 75
There were other ventures: he is now managing member of Choice Education 'President and founder of Cygnus International LLC, a real estate development and consulting firm'; director at Delmarva Group, LLC in Boca Raton, Florida; director at Sunfundamerica, a solar development company based in Liberia, Costa Rica; policy director at the National Recovery Council. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Joe Biden’s brother Frank owes dead man’s family $1 MILLION for 80mph car crash – but has never paid a cent in 20 years and the Democratic candidate did NOTHING to help
Each test is given a barcode which is individually assessed before returning back with the result. This must be done in a lab but these can be set up remotely, such as in the back of a van or at a pop-up testing site. The portable version of the LamPORE device is the same size as a CD player. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson says he wants EVERYBODY in the UK to be able to take a coronavirus test EVERYDAY to get life back to normal after Matt Hancock blasted people for needlessly booking checks
I got plugged into Succession, Better Call Saul and Fargo, and I was knocked out. These shows were brilliantly written and produced. Their characters and plots had time to grow. The movies, with their hackneyed formulas and silly, 90-minute story-arc resolutions, paled in comparison. I soon learned, however, that I’d been seduced by the cream of the crop. The vast bulk of what Netflix and Amazon had to offer turned out to be as dreary, mechanical and repetitive as anything on the big screen. … [Read more...] about I’m Covid vulnerable: dare I do my bit to save our cinemas?