Something strange happened while I was watching the new series of US legal drama The Good Wife (More4) this week. I found myself humming the theme tune from Australian soap opera Home and Away. It was my unconscious mind's way of serenading new addition to the cast, Melissa George.
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Thursday 08 December 2011
Thursday 24 November 2011
From nothing to the 2012 Olympics, Robin Scott-Elliot charts the amazing rise of Britain's side
Thursday 01 September 2011
There is an unacknowledged 'woman tax'. Attitudes are shaped by prejudice about men as breadwinners
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Saturday 20 August 2011
Relationship experts often suggest that you should go on at least two dates with a would-be suitor (psychopaths aside) before dismissing them altogether. Perhaps the same is true of hotels. Plenty charm guests into falling in love with them at first sight, others quite clearly have the appeal of Freddy Kruger, but occasionally you come across a hotel that deserves a second chance. Such is the case with Marstrands Havshotell, which opened in January on the island of Koon, in western Sweden.
Friday 19 August 2011
Sunday 07 August 2011
Friday 22 July 2011
For a country that hands out the Nobel Peace Prize and spends more on foreign aid per capita than any other nation, it might seem surprising that Norway would be a target for terrorists.
Friday 08 July 2011
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Once described as the "Dance of the Spirits", the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, is one of the most elusive of photography subjects. An award-winning British photographer who leads tours across Scandinavia in search of the perfect shot of the Northern Lights may well have captured it in this image.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
It's a bit space age, a bit glamorous, a bit indoor hammock. The Bubble chair was built to swing lazily on a landing or to be suspended in a room full of books but within reach of a martini.
Friday 06 May 2011
Bill Callahan recently added to his huge catalogue of recordings – both using his own name and the moniker Smog – with a great new album, Apocalypse.
Monday 02 May 2011
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Sunderland keeper Craig Gordon is set to be sidelined for up to six months after undergoing knee surgery.
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
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Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
Hard line on immigration could cost Tories the election
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