Wednesday 18 June 1997
the Personal Development Show, where you can subject yourself to the latest in self-improvement techniques, learn how to realise your potential and find out how neuro-linguistic programming could change your life forever. 27-29 June, Olympia, London (0171-373 8141).
the work of the celebrated environmental artist, Nek Chan Saini. "Sculptures from The Rock Garden of Chandigarh" features some of the thousands of sculptures made from waste materials which used to decorate the 25-acre kingdom created by the artist in the northern Indian city. Watermans Arts Centre, Brentford, Middlesex (0181-568 1176) to 17 August.
for a bash in Kelvingrove Park, when the longest day turns into the Loveliest Night of the Year as Glasgow beckons its most glamorous residents. After a reception and picture promenade, guests are invited to dance the night away, culminating in midsummer fireworks. 21 June, information: 0141- 357 6838.
Some Girls Do: why women do and don't make the first move by Margaret Leroy (HarperCollins, pounds 9.99). "Tina had an affair with an attractive young teacher at her school ... She'd wanted him and vowed she'd get him ... I asked her what she'd done. `I bounced bra-less in my games kit on a trampoline outside the window of his classroom,' she said." Simple really, but those of us not blessed with an anatomy that responds well to bouncing may have to make do with Ms Leroy's handy hints on "making the first move". Aimed midway between advice column and anonymous interview, Some Girls Do is an accessible analysis of Courtship Today ranging from Money to Danger by way of Mythologies and Looks and Smiles. Don't go clubbing without it.
with British Airways' new World Offer fares, on sale until 2 July for a number of good bargains in Europe. Discounted fares include a Gatwick- Lisbon return ticket for pounds 129 (flights from 12 June to 8 August); Birmingham- Barcelona return for pounds 139 (from 12 June to 31 August) and Gatwick-Toulouse return for pounds 149 (from 12 June to 8 August). For more details call BA on 0345 222111 or see the BA Web site http://www.british-airways.com/worldoffers.
Geoffrey Macnab reviews American Hustle, also starring Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper
Michelle Nijhuis' daughter insists (s)he is, and she learnt a valuable lesson on gender in books
It takes a platoon of chefs, litres of brandy and rum, and almost 100kg of dried fruit
Jennifer Lawrence: 'It should be illegal to call someone fat on TV'
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Paul Walker death caused by speed alone
DNA from a 50,000 year old toe shows Neanderthals were highly inbred
Devyani Khobragade: India-US row escalates over arrest of diplomat in New York
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 4 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile
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