Mona Asiner, McIntyre's court-appointed attorney, tried to show that the diary was nothing more than a collection of gangsta rap lyrics written by McIntyre. Family members failed to convince Hearing ...
Ms Lipman will play Tyrone Dobb’s grandma Evelyn Plummer, having come into his life after he decides to research his family history following the death of his mum Jackie. According to ITV, Ms Lipman’s ...
“In this sense, the plaque might have said that the Abingdon Arms taught Evelyn Waugh to write, drink and love.” The ceremony coincided with the same date the author enjoyed a feast in a barn next to ...
Along with John Evelyn, Pepys was regarded as the great connoisseur of his time, but it was Pepys who was consulted when Sir Christopher Wren set out to create ``the English answer to the Invalides,'' ...
Thomas De Quincey concluded that the only reason to read Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, as the diary was called when it was first published in 1818, was ‘to fix the date ...
Upnor Castle will host ‘living history’ days to mark the 350th anniversary of the Battle of Medway in June. Photograph: Upnor Castle In June 1667, the diarist John Evelyn sat on “the hill above ...
A diary entry from Evelyn’s diary, dated 23 September 1670, seems to indicate that his plans involved the planting of vineyards as well as the construction of a canal and “crypta” or “pausilippe,” ...
Diaries kept by Evelyn Waugh as a schoolboy are to be published for the first time. Illustrated with dozens of his sketches, they reveal that one of the 20th century’s greatest writers was a witty ...
Asians as the model minority is a stereotype that flatters and stifles. This 1993 feature, made for the Canadian Broadcast Company, turns the cliche on its head in chronicling the tawdry true-life ...
Pepys, whose self-declared passions were women and music, was duly impressed: Evelyn, he told his diary, was “a most excellent ... in some countries today they still do. • The Curious World of Samuel ...
One of the competitors in the new series is Stefan Rose (above centre), grandson of the queen of Jewish cooking, Evelyn Rose. Last week’s test for his team included making a croque-en-bouche — a ...
Margaret Willes’s joint biography of two great 17th-century diarists, Pepys (1633-1703) and John Evelyn (1620-1706), is peppered with ... We know Pepys primarily from his diary, which means we know ...