January 23, 2019


National Grid under pressure

Britain’s National Grid has announced that emergency measures are going to be introduced to prevent the “lights going out” this winter. Making a Mess of Power Supply Energy investment banker Allen Brooks says this is “an unintended consequence of the UK’s green energy plan that has forced the closure of fossil fuel and nuclear plants,

Book Purchasing Reaches Digital Tipping Point

New research from Deloitte on attitudes to the consumption of media shows that the average UK household spends £900 on media a year, with one off purchases such as books, DVDs and newspapers representing 52% of their total media spend. The new report ‘The Digital Divide’ paints a snapshot of a typical media consumer, their […]

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The Playboy Princes

Controversial Royal Family members is not necessarily only a feature of late 20th or 21st century life. Although they were not subjected to the intense media scrutiny that our Royals are today, two Princes of Wales and two namesakes have captured the fevered imaginations of the public in their wilder early days – later to […]

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Cat Walk for Cat Lovers

Cat Walk is a must-have publication for all cat and nature lovers. Internationally renowned illustrator and author,  Jackie Morris, lives in a small house by the sea with her son and daughter, two dogs and a pride of feline friends. Cat Walk by Jackie Morris Jackie’s regular walks on the coastal path near her home […]

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Steenbokfontein Art Celebration 2014 here

Steenbokfontein Art Celebration 2014 — 20th exhibition. The first exhibition was held Spring 1995 with the idea to make the public and passing tourist aware of the art studio and exhibition on the farm, as well as artists in the area. This exhibition consisted of 4 artists and was held in the studio – an… ArtnSpire » News

British Built Electric Buses Enter Service

The Mayor of London officially welcomed the introduction of four British built, pure electric buses this week at an air quality event at The Mansion House.   The four Optare MetroCity single deck buses are currently being trialled on route H98, which operates between Hayes and Hounslow. The four buses, in service on route H98, […]

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Crossing Borders book signing

Following on from a successful appearance at the Hay Festival, best-selling author Julia Gregson and photographer Alex Pownall, will be signing copies of their new book, Crossing Borders, at Chepstow Library, July 10, 7pm. Published by Graffeg, price £20, Crossing Borders features profiles and beautiful images of 21 fascinating women who live in, …
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Chris Malinchak Announces UK Shows

New Jersey DJ and producer Chris Malinchak is to make his return to the UK this October 2014 with three highly anticipated shows across the country. Kicking off with a headline date at London’s Oval Space on Thursday, October 9, Malinchak will play The Warehouse Project (Return To Store Street) in Manchester on Friday, October… GigMenu» News

Gauguin Punch Up at Bonhams

Works by some of the greatest names of Modern British and Irish art will be sold as Bonhams offer works from The Barbara & Arnold Burton Collection in the evening sale on November 17 at 101 New Bond Street. The objects being sold are some of the finest examples of the genre. A sculpture titled… ArtnSpire » News

Mandela book drive

Children in schools around Gauteng will be able to share the rich story of former President Nelson Mandela, thanks to a book drive by the provincial Education Department. Launched on Friday by the department, in partnership with Lead SA, the book drive aims to get South Africans to donate books about Madiba as part of […]

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