From her first job at the Bath electricity board showroom, how to use electric oven, typically demonstrating how make a Victoria sponge, a technique she would later repeat many times over on television, she has become the nation’s doyenne of baking.
If you are a cat lover, we suggest that you turn the page now, as this item is not for you, or for that matter the faint hearted. A unique handbag, which has been made from the pelt of a dead cat, is listed for sale on the auction site Trade Me, with a starting price of NZ$1,400 which equates to around £800.
Is history about to repeat itself in Germany as the Berlin Mayor Michael Müller predicts a return of the Nazi party, well it is hoped that it is not, but support for Angela Merkel has fallen dramatically, which many have put down to her invitation for the integration of the roughly one million migrants who entered Germany last year.
Although it was a bird, it could not fly and it was said to have existed only in Mauritius in the late 16th and early 17th century, last seen by Dutch sailors at around that time on the island. Soon after the early sightings, it became, well, as “dead as a dodo”.
It was by a majority verdict, but it was one which the millions of followers of the long running radio soap had wanted, but feared may not happen, Helen Titchener (née Archer) was found not guilty of attempting to murder her husband Rob. The episode in which this was all played out was an hour in length, instead of the usual 12½-minutes, the first time in the long 65 year old history of the radio drama.
When I was just “knee high to a grasshopper” it was always instilled into me that if you are going to do a job, do it properly. A woman in Florida certainly did the job properly, but she got one thing very wrong when trying to wreak revenge on her ex-boyfriend. (more…)
We have to say that the internet can, at times, be a very scary place and should you have ventured onto it and noticed that McChicken was very prominent, there is a very good reason and one which you may not wish to investigate further!
A book was published in 1949 written by George Orwell, an excerpt reads “”It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen yet he is uncertain of the true date, given the regime’s continual rewriting and manipulation of history”. The novel was named “Nineteen Eighty-Four” and one of the often repeated quotations, taken from posters of the party leader, Big Brother, which bears the caption “Big Brother is watching you” which dominate cities in “Airstrip One” otherwise known as Britain.
Brazil police seize passports of three Olympic officials allegedly involved in illegal ticket sales scam
There is nothing that is new about “touts” buying tickets for popular events and then selling them on for a much higher price than their face value. So it will have come as no surprise that this has happened at the recent Rio Olympics, although in this case they could have had their “fingers burned” as from television coverage, it appears that most events had masses of empty seats.
The flight of this part plane, part helicopter, part airship was due to take place on Sunday the 14th of August, but due to technical difficulties, which could not be resolved in time for a daylight flight; this meant that the much anticipated event had to be postponed.