Stories By Miriam Annenberg BBC Stories 18 August 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-49374489 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel An American who landed in Majorca five years ago soon found himself working to revive the Mediterranean … [Read more...] about The New Yorker reviving Jewish life on a holiday island
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"Oh George, you say that to all the journalists," I reply. But I am wrong. He had read it. The piece was on marriage break-up, how to get through one. George has also been through one; we are instantly best friends - there is arm clutching and hugging, and I feel instantly at home. Which is, of course, the feeling any Irish person who has stayed in either of John Fitzpatrick's Manhattan hotels will recognise. Fitzpatrick's is comfortable throughout; from the Kerrygold and Barry's tea at breakfast, to the calming decor and large, spacious rooms. After a celebratory we-have-arrived-in-New York meal of Prosecco, fresh orange juice and just-out-of-the-oven scones, and a half hour in the sun on the hotel's 17th storey penthouse balcony, it was time to head out. The theme of our trip was New York's hidden gems. The city feels like a place you could visit yearly for the rest of your life, and still find something new on each trip. I've been five times, and insider tips have provided the most … [Read more...] about New York: Hidden gems from Hudson Yards to Staten Island
Rethinking how we use urban spaces could help tackle an unaffordability crisis in many cities. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share by Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share by Email 17 June 2019 Would you ever set up home in someone else’s garage? Or let a stranger move in to yours?More and more people are asking, “why not?”Let’s consider just how hard it’s becoming for people to afford housing in big cities. From Berlin to Singapore to Stockholm, rents have soared. And forget buying: research last year showed that 40% of young adults in England, for example, can’t afford to buy even the cheapest homes in their area – even with just a 10% deposit.Could living in a converted garage be an answer?Maybe. In … [Read more...] about Garages – the new affordable houses?
Whether you’re there for Wimbledon, Wireless or a spot of shopping and a West End show, there’s a hotel in the capital with your name on it... The Hari, Belgravia, SW1 Best for… an upmarket shopping break Overlooking the leafy Mary Poppins-style squares of Belgravia, the plush rooms of this boutique hotel ooze warmth. We’re talking oak floors, oversized cherry-red sofas, plum walls and beds fit for the king of kings. And did we mention the photography and art works in every nook and cranny? Stroll along the capital’s most chichi shopping areas, from Chelsea to Knightsbridge, before returning for a cocktail or afternoon tea. That’s basically every box ticked for a simply splendid weekend. Out and about: Known locally as ‘the village,’ the cobbled streets and pretty courtyards of Motcomb Street are a serious shopper’s paradise, with everything from Christian Louboutin to Rococo Chocolates, all just seconds from the hotel. For a spot … [Read more...] about Book It: Four luxurious London hotels for a capital city break
0 Post a comment Friday, 31 May 2019 - Politics by Times reporter [email protected] Following the recent local government elections, West Devon Borough Council has a new leader — Neil Jory tells Sarah Pitt why he is looking forward to the challenge. Neil Jory says he didn’t know quite what to expect when he put himself forward as a West Devon borough councillor four years ago.But he found he enjoyed it, warts and all. Having been re-elected in his home ward of Milton Ford, he has now found himself leader of the council. It is a position he will hold for four years, replacing long-time leader Philip Sanders who lost his seat in the election on May 2.He says being made leader by his fellow councillors had come as a surprise (he’s also leader of the Conservative group, which have a majority of one on the 31-seat council) and he does not know quite what to expect. But as we talk, it becomes clear that Neil, 59, has quite a few ideas for a way … [Read more...] about New leader of West Devon Borough Council talks to the Times