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Darth Vader balloon takes to the skies above England

Darth Vader balloon takes to the skies above England

A balloon shaped as the head of fictional Star Wars film character Darth Vader is seen flying at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol, Britain, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters)…

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New footbridge restores crossing at birthplace of UK’s legendary King Arthur

New footbridge restores crossing at birthplace of UK’s legendary King Arthur

LONDON (Reuters) – A new narrow footbridge spanning a near 60-metre gorge will open this weekend, restoring a lost crossing to Tintagel castle, legendary birthplace of King Arthur, on the windswept coast of southwest England.…

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Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the touchstone of Sixties counterculture. FILE PHOTO: Festival goers splash through a muddy puddle…

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Next Big Thing

Next Big Thing

As a Comme des Garcons alumnus, designer Fumito Ganryu has had the gold class of training in womenswear and menswear patternmaking. Source link

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Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

ROME (Reuters) – You can walk up and down Rome’s famed Spanish Steps all you want but don’t try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with…

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Grand Debut, Style – THE BUSINESS TIMES

Grand Debut, Style – THE BUSINESS TIMES

FIFTY YEARS IS a long time for a brand to be in Singapore, and fittingly, Seiko marked the occasion with the opening of its new flagship boutique and also to launch its trio of Grand…

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Khartoum’s Equestrian Club struggles amid Sudan upheaval

Khartoum’s Equestrian Club struggles amid Sudan upheaval

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – For decades the Equestrian and Racing Club has given upper-crust Sudanese the chance to learn horse riding and watch horse racing in a shady compound set apart from the surrounding urban bustle of…

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Market Talk, Food & Drink

Market Talk, Food & Drink

WET MARKET TO TABLE By Pamelia ChiaPublished by Epigram THESE ARE MODERN times – we get our food delivered by PMDs; head to the supermarket or specialty butchers if we want a steak for dinner;…

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Rockin ‘n’ rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them

Rockin ‘n’ rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them

The Rolling Stones perform during their No Filter U.S. Tour at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, U.S., August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Reuters) – The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in…

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Banking on Wine and Roses, Feature

Banking on Wine and Roses, Feature

Grant Ashton – 67 Pall Mall IN ANOTHER LIFE, Grant Ashton was a city trader for 30 years, notably with the British financial institution Barclays, running the floor in the City and Canary Wharf. He also…

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