Adjust your body clock and explore an exciting city en route, says Simon Calder
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Thursday 01 June 2006
Orange pledged to give its high-spending mobile phone customers free broadband access yesterday, while its smaller rival Plusnet cut prices to under £10 a month as competition in the UK's broadband market intensified.
Wednesday 31 May 2006
The only penfriend I ever had was a boy from Yorkshire. My primary school in Southport had a letter-writing scheme going with his school in Halifax, and I can still remember the excitement with which I opened my first trans-Pennine missive, swiftly followed by the disappointment of discovering that he loved motorbikes and hated football. I mistrusted motorbikes (our 21-year-old next-door neighbour had been killed on one) and adored football. After one letter each, our penfriend-ship fizzled out.
Tuesday 30 May 2006
Friday 26 May 2006
Tirelessly courteous, the small, dapper man kept on greeting, smiling and pressing the flesh until late in the evening. Around him buzzed hangers-on, as florid tapestries and heavy marble spoke of an older kind of hierarchy. When he talked, as gracious as the "royalty" he has become, you felt the vast burden of his name and fame. "Wherever Pelé goes, I carry the name of my country. I never, ever want to disappoint my people."
Saturday 06 May 2006
Sunday 06 November 2005
Thursday 18 August 2005
Sunday 24 October 2004
Saturday 19 June 2004
Tuesday 30 September 2003
Thursday 11 September 2003
Monday 04 August 2003
Friday 26 July 2002
Saturday 01 June 2002
Thursday 23 December 1999
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- 5 'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'