On Monday, the QT Sydney opens within the former shell of the Gowings department store and State Theatre building. The city centre hotel offers bags of character and theatrical thrills in each of the 200 rooms, along with a late night Gilt lounge, a Parlour Lane Roasters caf and a luxury spa.The Cornwall Food and Drink Festival takes place at Lemon Quay in Truro from 28 30 September.Sail awayIntrepid has added six new crewed sailing adventures to its offering for 2013. Options include Croatia, Greece, Turkey and Italy, where a fortnight on the Amalfi Coast costs 832pp or the Aeolian islands 860pp if you book by 12October.In the bagVirgin Atlantic is introducing new amenity kits to its planes later this month.
When you mention Douglas MacArthur to most people, they think of the general and supreme commander from World War II and Korea, an American icon with his gold braid cap, corn cob pipe and Ray Ban sunglasses. But as I discovered researching my new biography Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior, he was also the father of the modern American Olympic spirit. A decade before he became a wartime icon, his leadership of the 1928 Olympic Committee and work with the American team made him the Commander in Chief of athletic achievement in the United States:.
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Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent and global affairs anchor for ABC News, and Byron Pitts, contributor to CBS News “60 Minutes” and chief national correspondent for the CBS Evening News, will host the duPont Awards ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library. Amanpour made a video announcement about the winners that can be seen here..
But, vitally, he updated African griot traditions [griots are troubadour like musicians who accompany themselves during sung story telling] with social commentary that saw him become a politically conscious musician. He famously duetted with Neneh Cherry in Seven Seconds, and has performed with Bruce Springsteen, Tracy Chapman and Paul Simon. His story is intertwined with that of the World of Music and Drama festival, WOMAD, instituted back in 1982 and he no stranger to the BBC, too, where the late Charlie Gillett championed his recordings..