n the coming weeks, British athletes at Rio 2016 will be seen smiling on podiums, waving Compatibility flags and parading their precious chunks of gold,... But behind the scenes only the wives, husbands, girlfriends and boyfriends of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes discern about the obsessive......
University of Bath-based athlete Emily Diamond couldn't be convinced of it when she heard she was picked to go to Rio to represent Great Britain in the... But the level headed 25-year-old did not give up her day job as administrator at Until Park College when she heard the news. Nancy Connolly caught up...
Vous may still be, in Canon Rich's terms, a "baby church," but when I visited earlier this year, he was filling three services every Sunday. The Sunday I attended, Ample was preaching about John the Baptist, the "original Christian hipster. " First, though, he wanted to talk about Leonardo...
Although I’m from the Pacific Northwest, I hadn’t heard of the San Juan Islands until my mid-twenties, when I was living in New York and dating my... It’s touchy to admit, but I feigned knowledge of his seemingly exotic origins—pre-Google, it took me weeks to figure out that the San...
A softly side-swept ponytail is an mythic “updo” for the minimalist bride. For a polished finish, wrap your hair tie with a few strands of loose hair and desist a few wispy tendrils free. Then work shine serum through your ’tail and add a halo of crisp virtuous blooms up top for a wedding hairstyle...
Perhaps the most popular person in the art of documentary filmmaking is Ken Burns. The act of panning and zooming around a still image has been coined "the Ken Burns impact". it was made famous in his historical documentaries. Burns has been notoriously impartial throughout his career, making...
This might extenuate why, when I took a step back from school, my parents believed that I would never return and finish. They insisted that I juggle as numberless paying jobs as much as possible while not enrolled, probably so that I'd be so miserable I would definitely... While I worked full-chance as a...
When it came in good time always to plan my wedding, I had to reset my party-barometer. Working as a fundraiser in New York City had made me accustomed to big-hour budgets and million dollar galas. I had a hard time reacquainting myself with modesty. When Mom asked me to hand-speech the invitations, I...
A cake tin (perfectly with a delicious baked treat ... could go for some new jewellery – you could even upgrade your wedding rings and have a vow renewal. Reason Behind the Tradition: Silver is a precious metal and after 25 years together your relationship ...
Whether you’re a wedding planner, sly the interior of an upscale hotel, or looking for a gift for a friend, Elleffe pieces have many uses. Some of the pieces that will be on display incorporate bubble trays, fruit bowls and multi-tiered cake stands ...
That’s healthy: one of the nation’s most family-friendly traditions – synonymous with the tilt-a-whirl, funnel cake and blue ribbon pigs – will ... Photograph: Ryan Kang/AP There was one withdrawn, lonely-looking stand staffed by a Frito-Lay ...
As successfully as the wedding cake. Which the dog promptly got into ... Unfortunately, "large enough" still meant we were packed in like sardines; my groom and I had to stand toe-to-toe with the minister because of pressure from the crowd behind us, who were ...
This suite stands behind the high quality materials of ... with an elastic strap to keep ties in place and prevent wrinkling. Cake toppers are a stupendous way to add humor to a wedding without going too over the top - no pun intended. We've rounded up ...