Tag Archives: 2008

Mark Stibich ~ Ways to live longer on these foods……

Foods for Living Longer and Better Eat Your Way To Longevity By Mark Stibich, Ph.D., About.com About.com Health’s Disease and Condition content is reviewed by our Medical Review Board See More About: nutrition and longevity healthy eating tips anti-aging longevity foods … Continue reading

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Boules Anyone?

The game of boules is truly Provencal, and typifies the easy life in the warm sun with the smell of lavender and the sounds of clanking balls and glasses of pastis and the chatter of friends.  Boules is a general … Continue reading

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Bad weather in the Limousin

Storms Hit Limousin Many parts of the region were under water this week as storms and flash floods drifted around the Limousin. The fire service was called to many incidents as cellars flooded and gardens washed away. Some of the … Continue reading

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Complete Review ~ gives an opinion on “Atonement”

The complete review‘s Review:        The first half of Atonement — the long first part of the book — is set in 1935, at the Tallis home in the English countryside. It begins with Briony Tallis, a bright but still very … Continue reading

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Some comments from reviews of “Atonement”

Review Consensus:   Only a few with a few reservations — but most are very, very impressed   From the Reviews: “The extraordinary range of Atonement suggests that there’s nothing McEwan can’t do. (…) We’re each of us, McEwan suggests, composing our … Continue reading

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Sarkozy has standing ovation after an amazing speech

Sarkozy: We are stronger together President Nicolas Sarkozy has said France and Britain have “never been so close”, during an historic address to both houses of the UK Parliament. He said he wanted a new Franco-British “brotherhood”, saying that what … Continue reading

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Good on yea ~ David ~ One hundred tomorrow!!

Beckham to win 100th England cap Beckham plans to play for England for as long as possible France v England Date: Wednesday, 26 March Kick-off: 2000 GMT Venue: Stade de France BBC Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 Live and … Continue reading

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Want to buy a house ~ Cheap??

House-buyer numbers drop to record low Reuters By Jennifer Hill LONDON (Reuters) – The global credit crunch is hitting the housing market, pushing house-buyer numbers to a record low, figures showed on Tuesday. The number of house-buyers on estate agents’ … Continue reading

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Saint David’s day in Wales today

Saint David’s Day (Welsh: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant) is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March each year. The date of March 1st was chosen in remembrance of the death of … Continue reading

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What is a Fosse Septique?

What is a Fosse Septique (fosse toutes eaux) and how does it work Most British households discharge the waste from their kitchen, WC and bathroom into a mains drainage system and consequently know very little about the types of systems … Continue reading

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If you want to follow “that” election……..

Click on the link below to follow ~Full elections coverage http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/uselections2008

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Guardian News ~ Prince Harry takes on Taliban

Guardian Daily: Prince Harry v ‘Terry Taliban’ In our daily audio show, Jon Dennis and guests discuss the Prince Harry news blackout; Sarkozy’s post-colonial France; and plastic bags Francesca Panetta , guardian.co.uk, Friday February 29 2008 Subscribe via iTunes Download … Continue reading

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Hurricanes & increasing population

Science News Increased Hurricane Losses Due To More People, Wealth Along Coastlines, Not Stronger Storms ScienceDaily (Feb. 28, 2008) — A team of scientists have found that the economic damages from hurricanes have increased in the U.S. over time due … Continue reading

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The Kite Runner ~ March Book Club Choice ~ Synopsis

Synopsis  |  THE KITE RUNNEROver two years on the New York Times bestseller list, and published in 42 different languages. Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the present, The Kite Runner is the unforgettable, … Continue reading

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Just what Wales Needs ~ Toughening Up!

Williams hails tough Wales regime Warren Gatland’s shadow looms large for Martyn Williams and the rest of the Wales squad Martyn Williams says training under Warren Gatland is tougher and more intense than anything he has experienced under past regimes. … Continue reading

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Gorseinon Cinema to Close

Branagh and Cox lead farewell to the smallest cinema in Britain By Ciar Byrne, Arts and Media Correspondent Tuesday, 19 February 2008 Kenneth Branagh does not usually attend film premieres in back gardens, but this Saturday he will make an … Continue reading

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Welsh Pundits give their views ~ England Stuffed

Pundits on Wales v England JJ Williams Former Wales and Lions winger What an amazing game. At one stage I thought ‘look out, there’s another hammering coming here’ and then it all turned around with 20 minutes to go. Looking … Continue reading

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French Rugby

My prediction for today’s game Scotland v France ? Easy ~ my adopted country will come out on top and narrowly defeat the Scots. What do you think? Gorsein Boy

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Will Self ~ Controversy in the Limousin.

Will the Book club read/not read Will Self’s book ~ “The Great Apes” ? For anyone wanting to discover more about Will Self [Author of Great Apes] please click on the following link: http://www.will-self.com/

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