She is thought to have fallen after sitting or leaning on a railing while talking to her date at her New York City apartment
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Sunday 17 January 2010
Thursday 17 December 2009
In the public imagination, museum directors should be donnish and discreet, impeccably tasteful and thoroughly proper. That wasn't quite how Thomas Hoving saw the job.
Thursday 17 December 2009
Sunday 22 November 2009
"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail..." This advice from Ralph Waldo Emerson is used by Elizabeth Noble as the epigraph of her novel and she explores it in all sorts of unexpected ways.
Wednesday 04 November 2009
Longtime adversaries Andy Pettitte and Pedro Martinez will turn back the clock for a World Series pitching duel in today's Game Six between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies.
Monday 02 November 2009
It's been pretty scary returning from the Big Apple eager to share one's excitement over the glorious revival of the 'American Tribal Love-Rock Musical' "HAIR" and finding yourself confronted with a series of puzzled faces - "What's 'Hair'?"
Friday 30 October 2009
This enjoyable PR job for the mollusc by an Oxford GP reveals that Patricia Highsmith was always accompanied by her pet snails, usually in her handbag but "carefully positioned under each breast" when travelling abroad.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Saturday 10 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
The son of Brooke Astor, the late socialite and doyenne of the New York arts who died in 2007 aged 105, was found guilty by a Manhattan jury yesterday of taking advantage of her declining faculties to plunder her almost $200m (£125m) fortune.
Tuesday 29 September 2009
Monday 28 September 2009
I've been doing the straight up and down catwalk presentation for so long and maybe it's had its time," said Peter Jensen at his London Fashion Week outing last Tuesday. "This is coming back to something more individual."
Saturday 26 September 2009
Wednesday 09 September 2009
In his diaries, Tom Wolfe recalls being taunted for wearing his college scarf to a swanky party thrown by some of the upper-crust gents who ruled his Ivy League campus in the good old days: only the clueless and the aspirational wore such tokenistic garb. Perhaps these are the demographics that Harvard's new clothing line is aimed at. The cool kids certainly aren't going to wear it.
Saturday 05 September 2009
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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