Adjust your body clock and explore an exciting city en route, says Simon Calder
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Saturday 04 April 2009
Thursday 19 February 2009
The strongly coloured paintings of Frank Avray Wilson partook of the gesturally assertive and spontaneous painterly styles of 1950s “Tachism”, informalism and abstract expressionism. At the same time, Avray Wilson’s scientific background – he read biology at Cambridge during the mid 1930s – instilled an aesthetic necessity for structure and for what he called “vitalist” form. His philosophical interests went much further than following the pre-war tendency to link art and science, seeking and insisting on a transcendentalism to counter the atheist or materialist credo of the post-war existential age.
Saturday 14 February 2009
Wednesday 21 January 2009
French fancy: Pézanes, Languedoc, France
Thursday 15 January 2009
Women's clothing firm Viyella has attracted "significant" interest from potential buyers, administrators said today.
Sunday 21 December 2008
Sunday 30 November 2008
The Richard Curtis wedding – village church, silly hats, Hugh Grant pulling faces – is going out of fashion. One in six couples now prefer to get married abroad. They want something secular, hot and relaxed. Suspension of their everyday lives, freedom from their in-laws, wedding shots framed in Caribbean sunshine.
Saturday 25 October 2008
Friday 10 October 2008
Thursday 09 October 2008
Saturday 26 July 2008
Saturday 05 July 2008
Thursday 03 April 2008
Passengers stranded for two nights on a cruise liner in Madeira said today they were being "held to ransom".
Saturday 15 March 2008
Thursday 20 December 2007
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
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- 3 Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex