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Desperate stores are praying for a last-minute sales rush to save their Christmas – slashing prices in a bid to lure thrifty shoppers.
Britons are expected to spend almost £3billion – both on the High Street and using online firms – on their final Christmas purchases during ‘Frenzied Friday’ and ‘Super Saturday’.
Warnings of poor festive sales have sent the share prices of leading retailers tumbling in recent days, wiping billions off stock market values.
In October 1957, agents of the U.S. government went to the Orgone Institute Press in New York City; they seized all the books; they loaded the books into a comandeered garbage truck; they drove to the Vandivoort Street incinerator; they burned the books. Cloudbusting:So, you want to build a cloudbuster? James DeMeo, Ph.D.Polish DIY instructions, […]
Hey Everyone, It’s Christmas! and its my favourite time of the year as everyone is happy, relaxed and enjoying the festivities around them what’s not to love?? Now for anyone who may be at a loss when it comes to what to do in London over the festive season here are a couple of suggestions: Winter Wonderland Hyde Park – […]
Image copyright AFP Image caption Mayor of Genoa, Marco Bucci, a section of the new bridge. Renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano has agreed to replace the construction of Genoa. A section of the 51-year-old Morandi bridge fell on August 14, crushing vehicles and buildings underneath. The new project will cost over € 200m ($ 230m; […]
I already donate to two charities monthly throughout the year but at Christmas I like to give a little something extra to those in need. This year I chose to support ‘Choose Love’. I heard about ‘Choose Love’ in an article in The Guardian in November and thought it sounded like a clever scheme. Gifts can […]
BOOTED, battered, bruised. Jose Mourinho’s spell at Old Trafford will leave…
This book was incredibly sweet and just so quintessentially British Rom-Com. Kit has moved to the Isle of Greengage for a new job and a new life. She is working at a library that is much bigger than anything she could dream of in London. She befriends the lovely, Laura whose family have resided in […]
Image for representation (Photo: British Airways website) Islamabad: British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence following an Islamist militant truck bomb that killed more than 50 people at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, the carrier and a British official said on Tuesday. It will be the first Western carrier…
As 2018 wraps up and I see a whole bunch of people posting their reading goals for 2019, I’ve been thinking about my own. Do I have any, or do I just want to keep grabbing at whatever catches my attention throughout the year? I’ve decided the answer is both. Yes, I plan to grab […]
London, one of the most visited cities in the world, is full of different neighbourhoods. Each neighbourhood has its own characteristics that can be sucked out when using the same filters over and over again. I have created 10 presets, each based on my favourite areas of London. You will find the gritty, darker filters […]
For years, those suffering from chronic fatigue have suffered due to the fact that often it is not believed. But the latest disease study may have finally found the cause: a hyperactive immune system. Alamy About 24 million people worldwide are thought to be suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome Here, Alice Russell and Carmine Pariante […]
Tories, Liberals & GOP are on the way out, due to several failures and a new government in UK, USA and Australia are on the horizons. Currently, the geo politics and gro national security, pitches the West against the likes of Russia, China and Iran. But with new government, what will transpire? UK Margaret Thatcher (second […]
BLIMEY! It’s something all pirates are taught when they’re very young, but too many forget: never get on the wrong side of a librarian. Especially if the librarian is a lemming! The bookish Sylvester Lemmington simply wants to hunt down the facts. Everyone else just seem more interested in hunting down Sylvester. Especially so, after […]
The Dispensary of the United States claims the uses of Burdock in 1918 were, “employed as a diuretic and diaphoretic alterative, especially useful in the gouty, scorbutic, and syphilitic and scrofulous diatheses; also in various chronic skin diseases, especially in psoriasis, prurigo, and acne”. The herb was used internally and externally for different skin diseases. These […]