October is nearly here which means we will soon be back to knitted jumpers, hot chocolate and colder evenings following the numerous heatwaves that we experienced this summer. While many are desperately holding on to their summer of fun, autumn is around the corner in the UK as the nights are slowly drawing in ahead of the clocks going back next month. The autumnal equinox occurs in September each year, but what date will it take place on in 2022 and what does it mean? Here's everything you need to know. What is the autumnal equinox? In astrology terms, the autumnal equinox is when the sun crosses the celestial equator in a southerly direction. The weather in autumn is set to be more stable this year ( Image: Getty Images) As the earth is tilted on its axis at around 23.4 degrees, the sun illuminates the northern or southern hemisphere more depending on where the earth is along its orbit. However, at two points each year, the sun will illuminate the … [Read more...] about What is the autumnal equinox, when it will take place and what does it mean?
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D efacement is a beautiful painting —and an ugly one. Its alternative name, The Death of Michael Stewart , reveals its subject: a young Black man who died in police custody in 1983, after his arrest for allegedly writing graffiti on the wall of a subway station in New York City. Stewart’s death shocked the city’s artists, many of whom had known him personally. It resonated in particular with young Black men such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Fred Brathwaite, known as Fab 5 Freddy, who had also been labeled as graffiti artists—undisciplined, dangerous outlaws—even though they were now working on canvas and selling in galleries. “I remember being with Jean-Michel,” Fab told me. “We would look at each other, without having to say it: We know that could be us.” The six officers tried in relation to Stewart’s death were cleared two years later by an all-white jury. Basquiat took his fear and his anger and responded in the way he knew best. In the days after Stewart’s death, he … [Read more...] about The Guggenheim’s Scapegoat
She's enjoying a sundrenched getaway with her husband. And on Tuesday, Lisa Faulkner, 50, showed off her enviable curves in a plunging leopard print bikini while holidaying with John Torode , 57. The celebrity chef took to Instagram where she uploaded a sizzling shot of herself relaxing against a wall with one leg bent, while in the animal print swimwear set. Sensational! On Tuesday, Lisa Faulkner, 50, showed off her enviable curves in a plunging leopard print bikini while holidaying with John Torode, 57 Lisa wrote alongside her snap: 'The sunshine and the sea is the best isn’t it?! I love how we brits live for and love our holidays, the whole build up and deciding what to pack only to spend the majority of our time in our favourite bikini and oldest kaftan! 'So grateful for every minute. All of my love to you ps bikini is one of @myleeneklass for @nextofficial that I bought and love.' RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Samuel L. Jackson, … [Read more...] about Lisa Faulkner, 50, shows off her enviable curves in a plunging leopard print bikini while holidaying with husband John Torode
Stacey Solomon does crafts while in bed SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Stacey Solomon , 32, admitted she was grief-stricken after her husband Joe Swash was left trapped in South Africa, where he'd been filming, due to a flight cancellation. The Loose Women panellist was visibly ecstatic after witnessing baby daughter Rose taking her first triumphant steps, but she was "gutted" that her dad couldn't be there to catch the milestone moment with her. Related articles Our Yorkshire Farm's Amanda Owen's appearance distracts viewers George Clooney gazes adoringly at wife Amal who he's never argued with The former X Factor star published a video of the special moment, both before and after Joe's … [Read more...] about Stacey Solomon left heartbroken after husband Joe misses daughter’s major milestone
SUMMER salads and cold sandwiches no longer cut the packed lunch mustard – so it’s time to turn the heat up. Thanks to insulated pots and stay-warm mugs, you can keep just about anything hot enough until lunchtime. And, best of all, you can make cheap, delicious dishes and eat better for less. POT LUCK : Keep food toasty in a food flask. For good looks, you can’t beat Sho’s brightly coloured version that keeps food warm for up to ten hours from shoreusable.com , down from £34.99 to £14.99. It will cheer you up at lunchtime and you can even get your name engraved to stop it going missing. READ MORE SUN SAVERS SUN SAVERS Five tips and deals to make a warming pie this winter without breaking the bank SUN SAVERS Three ways to chip in with savings on your spuds For a familiar brand, the Thermos Stainless King Food Flask is down from £19.99 to £11.99 at The Range. SOUPER SAVINGS : For soup on the go, … [Read more...] about Four savvy tips to make warming and cheap dishes for your winter pack lunch
By Paul Adams Published 6 hours ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Related Topics Russia-Ukraine war For all the coverage of the war in Ukraine, little has been heard about the daily lives of people in Russian-controlled areas. As Russia formally annexed four regions last week, the BBC has spoken to some of the millions about what life is like under occupation. All names have been changed Boris has lived in Kherson most of his life. He has asked us to disguise his identity - with Russian troops digging in and the Ukrainian army inching closer, civilians have learned to be extremely wary. We communicate using a messaging service. For months, he has tried to maintain his professional and personal life, in a city crawling with Russian soldiers and police officers. It's a life full of striking contrasts. One day, Boris breaks off a … [Read more...] about Fear and loathing – what is daily life like in occupied Ukraine?