I’m back with a non-Carnival related piece. It is, however, inspired by the theme of this year’s Bacchus parade: Starring Louisiana. It was their best theme in years and got me pondering movies that were set in the Gret Stet of Louisiana. Hence this top 40 list. I’m a big fan of Vulture’s lists and decided it was high time to do my own. […]
This sturdy table is Parker knolls that has been restored. It is extendable and will sit six when extended. Dimensions H=73cm When extended 138 cm x100cm £100
Having risen this Wednesday morning at sparrow-cough o’clock my first task of the day was to scratch my brains and then totter through to the main cabin to cajole Mr Stove with some fresh phlogiston into a more enthusiastic exothermic modus. There was daylight enough, just, for me to see this morning’s frost forming. The […]
Below are (mainly) non-fiction titles for the dinosaur obsessed, grades 2 and up. There are a few adult titles thrown in for those ready for a more intense study, and they are marked as such. Bradbury, Ray. Dinosaur Tales. (Adult Fiction) Brett-Surman, Michael K. The Complete Dinosaur. Brusatte, Steve. Dinosaurs. Carpenter, Kenneth. The Armored Dinosaurs. […]
BILLY SUTER with an occasional column in which he chats to popular musicians about their musical likes and dislikes. The spotlight is on fine Durban guitarist Sebastain Goldswain.
Monday, April 1 April Fool’s Day / National Sourdough Bread Day 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Flags of Fort Macon – Fort Macon State Park, Atlantic Beach 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Community Yoga – Morehead City Parks & Recreation, Morehead City 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Astronomy – Fort Macon State Park, Atlantic Beach […]
Name: Callie Jo Age: 27 From : Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Callie Jo is the amazing Ghoul behind the blog HalloweenHead13 , where She shares the most brilliant Halloween ideas , for every season! _________________________________________________________________________________ What made you love Halloween so strongly? I’ve always loved Halloween, even as a child. I feel like in my adult […]
Parker Knoll celebrated its 150th anniversary with the introduction of Collection 150. Drawing on the recently restored Frederick Parker archive, Collection 150 has been inspired by the 1920s and 1930s. It combines Art Deco influences with a contemporary aesthetic (which is very on trend right now) with two new sofa collections: Hoxton and Wycombe, alongside […]
This isn’t a post about the most valuable cards, the rookie cards, or the rarest cards of baseball Hall of Famers. It’s entirely about which card of each player looks the coolest. Sometimes it will be about the photo; sometimes it will be about the card design; sometimes it will be about that je ne […]
Event planner Amy Merriman has drawn on the exquisite architecture of some of New Zealand’s finest boutique establishments, including Huka Lodge, to design the additions to her country bolthole in the foothills of The Brindabellas.
Criminal Mischief: The Art and Science of Crime Fiction: Episode #15: Introducing Characters LISTEN: https://soundcloud.com/authorsontheair/criminal-mischief-episode-15-introducing-characters PAST SHOWS: http://www.dplylemd.com/criminal-mischief.html You never get a second chance to make a first impression. The same is true for your fictional characters. So, make them vivid and memorial. How do you do this? There are many ways. Let’s explore a […]
On a recent trip to London, my friend Lou bought some gorgeous fabric to re-upholster this chair at a course she would be attending… The finished chair looks amazing! Lou has kindly shared a bit about her upholstery course experience below… Tell us a bit about the course please! It was a week long course […]
The Bickers © By Michael Casey The Bickers were in fact Mr and Mrs, but I’m not going to tell you their name as The Bickers was what they were know by, ask the post man and their long suffering neighbours. Why The Bickers? Was it rhyming slang for No Knickers, no. They were an […]
This week we return to the early 1940’s and visit the house known as “The Bee Hive” located on what is now 73 Central Street near Hammond Park. I am not exactly how this house acquired it’s nickname. Perhaps it was used as apartments (tenements) or maybe even used as an overnight stay by folks […]