I n Wilkie Collins's 1868 mystery novel, The Moonstone , the otherwise respectable household steward Gabriel Betteredge finds himself gripped by a powerful — but, it seems, not altogether unpleasant — compulsion. Do you feel an uncomfortable ... The New Republic Online, 1 week ago
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With entrepreneurs like Paul Bassat, and rich-listers like the Kahlbetzer family and James Packer actively backing rival, GoCatch, now is probably not the time for Cabcharge's board to hit its investors with a fee hike that makes its taxi payment ...Melbourne Age, 1 week ago
It's been 14 years since Cormac James's debut novel, Track and Field, and, while it's not unheard of for a writer to work on a second book over an extended period, expectations can diminish if too much time goes by. Such is the excellence, however, ...Irish Times, 2 weeks ago
My obsession with Wilkie Collins started, strangely, with The Moonstone. It's often credited with being the first "detective novel," but it isn't. It is considered a classic, but it's boring and poorly plotted. I read it to please my father, who had ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
James Redman returns to action for Centrals in tomorrow's TDRL semi-finals. Source: News Limited BURDEKIN and Centrals have cleaned the slate ahead of tomorrow's Townsville and Districts Rugby League semi-finals. The two rivals ...Townsville Bulletin, 1 month ago
Part two of four articles covering matters presented and discussed at a community meeting which took place on Tuesday 28th October at Neston Cricket Club. Rob Ward attended the meeting and has kindly provided, for AboutMyArea CH64 readers, his ...AboutMyArea, 1 day ago
The past few years have not been good for Anglo-German relations. The two countries have clashed repeatedly over the future of the European Union. A more robust London and a cautious even appeasing Berlin remain far apart on how to deal with ...New Statesman, 1 day ago Waterloo, the first Nato operation New Statesman, 2 days ago
Deputy Paul Luxon has been elected as Guernsey's Minister of the Health and Social Services Department. It follows the resignation of the whole board after "deep concerns" were revealed about midwifery supervision in the island earlier this month.BBC, 2 days ago
Sydney Hip Hop artist Xannon Shirley (aka The Tongue) makes an impassioned plea against the whistleblower laws aimed at crushing our national heroes. Have you ever watched a film and found yourself connecting deeply with the hero despite the fact ...New Matilda, 3 days ago
MEAFORD- Meaford's new Mayor-elect is Barb Clumpus and she'll see four new faces around the council table when they're all sworn in Dec. 1. Clumpus, a one-term councillor, was elected with 1,885 votes, a margin of 356 over nearest rival Jim ...Owen Sound Sun Times, 3 days ago
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