The Big Six: from outdoor Jacuzzis and inky interiors to views of the Eiffel Tower
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Wednesday 18 February 2009
Saturday 14 February 2009
Sunday 08 February 2009
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Pelléas et Mélisande – Independent Opera, Lillian Baylis Studio, London<br>The Cumnor Affair – Tête-à-Tête, Riverside Studios, London
Sunday 23 November 2008
Saturday 15 November 2008
Monday 08 September 2008
The historic Portuguese city of Porto, situated on the mouth of the river Douro, is famous for the most renowned export of the area, its port wine, which courses through its veins.
Saturday 30 August 2008
Sunday 17 August 2008
Euro Disney's Paris theme park is on track to set a record for visitors this year and may see more guests than its US counterparts. The park is set to beat last year's 14.5 million guests and business is so good that new hotels are being planned, said its chief financial officer, Ignace Lahoud. The existing seven hotels had occupancy rates of 89.3 per cent last year, up again this year. Disneyland Paris is now Europe's most popular attraction, with more visitors than the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre combined.
Sunday 20 July 2008
Monday 30 June 2008
What's a man's life worth? More than £1m, it seemed, when bidding began for all of Ian Usher's worldly goods, plus his friends and job. But when the gavel went down in cyberspace yesterday, ending one of the world's most unusual auctions, the English expatriate's life was snapped up for a more modest £192,000.
Wednesday 28 May 2008
The axis of greater Paris will swing several kilometres to the west over the next five years with the creation of a "Manhattan-sur-Seine" of mega tower blocks on the city's boundary.
Tuesday 08 April 2008
The global procession of the Olympic flame – a symbol of sporting values hijacked as a symbol of Chinese state pride – stumbled into abject political embarrassment for Beijing and Western governments yesterday.
Saturday 23 February 2008
Half-term in paris, and even though it would be easy to let the financial reins loose somewhat, the whole point of changing a modus vivendi is that you must keep going, no matter where you are and even if you're using foreign money which, as we know, is like operating in a Monopoly world.
Saturday 23 December 2006
I was invited to my friend Anya's for a Thanksgiving Day meal last month, and she kept apologising about the stuffing for her turkey, which I thought tasted great. She explained that while she was trying to get the bread to dry to make breadcrumbs, she had left the cut pieces in the oven too long and they had become almost crouton-like. Here's her recipe.
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