The original Fake News? The BBC and the Information Research Department by Ian Sinclair Morning Star 9 January 2019 Last month Ritula Shah presented a BBC World Service discussion programme titled Is ‘Fake News’ A Threat To Democracy? Predictably the debate focused on Russian attempts to influence Western populations and political systems. Asked whether the […]
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Books I Meant to Read In 2018 but Didn’t Get To. There were so many but I will list the ones that I kept moving back up to the top of my kindle or the ones that I have been waiting anxiously […]
My tribe my place in it the island of our existence and patriarchs entitled John John David David Evan Evan Rees Rees Owen Owen Thomas Thomas they did not have many names and never questioned why it was so long ago when there were fewer words available to be connected to people who had no […]
https://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/wallpaper#intro https://www.vam.ac.uk/articles/flock-wallpaper Flock was very fashionable in 19th Century. Originally made for the bedrooms of aristocrats. English Flock was so impressive that it was shipped to mainland Europe and notably was in Madama Pomidos apartment in Versailles. By 1820s the technique had been improved to give the flock an embossed edge. This was on trend […]
In total, 1,257 students were admitted to the Deanery in autumn 2018. The following students are from South Plainfield: Kimberly Seurai, Christian Cunalata, Madison Faustini, Alexa Gentile, Zachary-James Henderson, Devin Weinberger, Aiden Adamson, Lanae Ali, Tina Amirezashvili, Isabella Ardito, Brianna Atkinson, Ariel Buenano Salazar, Adam Campbell, Brian Csobor, Brittany Dellasala, Deanna DeVizio , Erika Heisler, […]
Reading reviews of Marie Kondo on Netflix with her cleaning show it appears a lot of people don’t agree with her idea that books should be thrown out. If that is her opinion I most certainly don’t agree. I am also of the mindset that a bookshelf of unread books doesn’t equal failure but aspiration. […]
This preseason we are previewing each of the Super Rugby Conference’s in our blog and in our Draft Rugby Podcast. This week we covered the NZ conference with the help of none other than Sumo Stevenson! Check out our podcast at the links below: Soundcloud: Itunes: Stitcher: Blues Full squad: Props: Alex Hodgman, Ezekiel Lindenmuth, […]
Sorry fellas, that GoPro footage of your Croatia Sail trip doesn’t come close.
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Mackenzie Zacharias’s Manitoba rink downed Quebec’s Laurie St-Georges 8-4 on Monday in a battle of unbeaten women’s teams at the Canadian junior curling championships. With the win in the afternoon draw, Manitoba improved to 4-0. Quebec (3-1) was tied for second in Pool B with Saskatchewan and New Brunswick after the […]
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Alberta’s perfect run at the Canadian junior curling championships continues. Selena Sturmay’s squad dominated Ontario’s Thea Coburn (2-3) 8-2 in the women’s late draw Monday to move to 5-0 and remain the lone undefeated team in Pool A. Sturmay also posted a 7-4 win over Skylar Ackerman of the host team […]
Last week, a Welsh icon passed away. Windsor Davies, most well known as the explosive Battery Sergeant Major Williams from the BBC show It Ain’t Half Hot Mum, became almost synonymous with brutal, yelling military men who wouldn’t think twice before unleashing an almighty blast of his voice, telling people to “SHUT UP!!!!” He was […]
ENGLISH CHURCH ARCHITECTURE OF THE MIDDLE AGES ENGLISH CATHEDRALS CANTERBURY—PETERBOROUGH— DURHAM—SALISBURY—LICHFIELD— LINCOLN—ELY—WELLS—WINCHESTER— GLOUCESTER—YORK—LONDON By Mrs. S. van Rensselaer. Illustrated with one hundred and fifty-four Drawings by Joseph Pennell. Also with Plans and Diagrams. Fifth Edition, revised and corrected. Cloth, 20s. net HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH CATHEDRALS By Mrs. S. van Rensselaer. Illustrated with Drawings by Joseph […]
The YMS-75 saw limited service as a Navy vessel, in that it was commissioned on 22 February 1943 and decommissioned 18 July 1945, and then transferred to the USSR. With limited access to information (Navy muster rolls), I’ve been able to determine that at least eighty-three enlisted men and officers served on the ship. I’ve […]
The summer holidays are meant to be a time for young children to enjoy playing out till late at night, having fun with their friends and being care free for the next six weeks while school is closed. However, in this instance, the summer holidays were not full of bliss. Instead the city of Liverpool was shook by the news of a tragic death fuelled by gangs, turf wars and guns. The senseless killing still shocks the nation 12 years later when eleven year old, football fan Rhys Jones lost his life.
Since Warren Gatland’s return from his Lions’ sabbatical, Wales have gained some impressive results. A 2nd place finish in last year’s Six Nations, 3 wins on their Summer Tour to the Americas and an unprecedented clean sweep in the Autumn should offer Wales some confidence entering this year’s competition. Victories over Argentina with a team […]