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A Day In The Life – Four Portraits of Post-War Britain, John Krish, 92 mins (U)<br/>My Afternoons With Marguerite, Jean Becker, 82 mins (15)
Sunday 14 November 2010
Sunday 03 October 2010
Cornwall from £99 per person
Save on a week in north Cornwall this month, staying at Penmore on Upton Beach, a 30-minute walk from Widemouth Bay. The total price of £650, based on eight sharing, is available for the week beginning 15 October.
Go to: holidaycottages.co.uk.holidaycottage/penmore
Saturday 25 September 2010
Tuesday 07 September 2010
A British man was being questioned by police today over the death of his wife after charred remains were discovered at their French chateau.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Here in Brittany, getting out on two feet or two wheels is an irresistible urge. In any weather conditions, hundreds of miles of Green Ways are accessible and free of the mud that clogs up more undulating country tracks. They are based on canal towpaths and disused railway lines, forming a network of long-distance routes. No cars allowed, and there's plenty of nearby accommodation for the traveller and his bike or horse.
Sunday 01 August 2010
Sunday 25 July 2010
Monday 28 June 2010
Artist John Singer Sargent, best known for his portraiture, also had a major passion for the sea. Next week, 85 years after his death, the Royal Academy will launch an exhibition of 80 maritime-themed paintings, drawings and watercolours produced early on in his career.
Saturday 19 June 2010
Sunday 06 June 2010
Saturday 15 May 2010
Sunday 02 May 2010
Saturday 24 April 2010
Friday 23 April 2010
Despite the odd blast from nit-picking scholars, Alison Weir deserves the large and loyal popular following for her readable historical biographies. She seems set fair to tow them after her now that she has embarked upon historical novels about the same characters. But I can't help feeling that she has missed the celestial omnibus with The Captive Queen. Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204) is the most fabulous (literally) of subjects.
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