It's not just children who need lessons in reflection. Adults need to switch off
Yoga And Meditation
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Sunday 28 August 2011
Faith schools and advocates of Latin and yoga are among those chosen to receive state funding
Thursday 25 August 2011
Poor James Boswell. After a triumphant London run and subsequent tour Russell Barr, who plays the irascible lexicographer's co-star and just about everyone else was taken ill. Luckily for the audience, David Beames tied on a pinny and played the ladies while Andrew Byatt read the sidekick's role from the script.
Sunday 14 August 2011
I might as well tell you, seeing as I've bragged about it to everyone else, that I've taken up Bikram yoga. It's a variant of the old-lady yoga that everyone professes to be good at, but is done in a room heated to 100F. Walking into that room is like being walloped across the face with an old sock. An old sock that eight people have farted into, has been buried in peat, dug up, farted into again and then filled with sick. I have never in my life encountered such a smell.
Friday 12 August 2011
David Leddy is a Fringe institution, a writer and director who magics audiences to faraway places in his shows. Last year, he took them on a macabre midnight journey through an old Masonic lodge.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
It's brisk business as usual for the winner of the 2010 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer award. Roisin Conaty picks up the relentless pace where she left off, and if anything she is a little too quick for her own good, finishing her show at around the 45-minute mark. "I've no sense of direction, which makes it hard to storm off in an argument," she says. Maybe she should add a sense of timing to that.
Friday 05 August 2011
Fierce Tears offers further proof that the oboe's contemporary repertoire continues to thrive; and in James Turnbull it has a worthy champion.
Monday 01 August 2011
It was just a normal holiday, I was assured, with healthy extras. Early morning yoga. Massage. An excess of salad. What I hadn't anticipated was a twice-daily enema.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
It used to be company cars, pensions and private healthcare plans that lured bright young things in to otherwise dull office careers.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Saturday 02 July 2011
Friday 24 June 2011
Wales have turned to yoga in an attempt to improve their chances at this year's World Cup. Warren Gatland wants his players to avoid becoming "gym monkeys" by improving their flexibility. He also wants to help those who are prone to injury.
Saturday 18 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
Kevin Macdonald has sifted 4,500 hours of YouTube footage submitted from around the globe to make the record of a single day: 24 July, 2010.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Israel-Gaza conflict: The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
- 5 Iraq crisis: End 'very near' for Christianity after Isis takeover, says Bishop