A hilltop escape with that healing feeling
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Wednesday 05 May 2010
A self-styled guru accused of being a serial rapist told one woman she needed to be healed as he assaulted her, a court was told today.
Thursday 08 April 2010
Sunday 04 April 2010
This is an original synthesis of fantasy and historical novel. In an alternate Middle Ages, there's a species of merpeople who are sufficiently closely related to the landsmen to be able to interbreed. The infant Whistle, a sea-dwelling outcome of such a union, is turfed out of his tribe by his mother, washed up on the shore and taken in by a landsman who renames him Henry.
Tuesday 16 February 2010
Joyce Purcell MBE, who died on 15 January aged 99, helped set up and run the British American Paralimentary Group in the 1950s and later in life became a Sufi teacher. "Life is absolutely wonderful and there are so many things to do that you can't come to the end of what the possibilites are," she said at the age of 90 .
Friday 22 January 2010
Reissued in the wake of Animal Collective's 2009 breakthrough, Campfire Songs dates from a time (2003) when they still had not settled upon that name for the band, but were operating under the sobriquet which eventually became the album title.
Wednesday 06 January 2010
Dylan Jones: 'I shall not only be wearing my new double-breasted suit at Christmas, I shall be wearing it all winter
Saturday 19 December 2009
Wednesday 16 December 2009
Friday 06 November 2009
A murderer whose prayers for forgiveness were overheard by police who bugged his car was jailed for life today.
Wednesday 14 October 2009
A top City banker who strangled his unfaithful wife during a violent row after she asked for a divorce was today jailed for eight years.
Sunday 04 October 2009
First performed in Dresden on Good Friday 1736, Zelenka's I Penitenti...brings the New Testament's Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter together with the Old Testament's King David in a dramatic meditation on Christ's tomb.
Friday 25 September 2009
Any new collection from George Szirtes will treat its readers to a unique poetic combination: immense versatility and virtuosity when it comes to form, but also a tireless sympathy that dwells clear-sightedly on shocks, traumas and hard-won renewals from a century of migration and massacre.
Friday 11 September 2009
The closest Nicola Benedetti comes here to the kind of flamboyant expressivity of Zehetmair is on Ravel's "Tzigane", with its gypsy enthusiasm and pizzicato passages, and in her rhapsodic enunciation of Sarasate's "Zigeunerweisen".
Monday 17 August 2009
Friday 31 July 2009
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 'Necrophilia-obsessed' girl among double murder accused in three-way sex case
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims