The ‘internet as we know it’ is off in Iran. Here’s why this shutdown is different. People of Iran have been suffering under harsh USA sanctions for years, trying to force the Iranian government back to the negotiation table but the sanctions hurt the poorest families most. The authorities in
My Fitness Journey day 59 Approximately 2 million deaths per year are attributed to physical inactivity, according to the World Health Organization. Sedentary lifestyles can be attributed to countless health problems, including increased risk of: all-cause mortality cardiovascular diseases diabetes obesity colon cancer high blood pressure osteoporosis lipid disorders depression anxiety
Painted ceilings and family portraits adorn this turreted castle, set among sculpted yew trees and nature trails Crathes Castle (pronounced /ˈkræθɪs/ KRATH-iss) is a 16th-century castle near Banchory in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland. This harled castle was built by the Burnetts of Leys and was held in that family for almost 400 years. The castle and grounds are owned and managed
All writers must shut themselves away at some point to let words flow from fingertips freely, but is the craft of writing really that lonely? During an interview, Sara Paretsky, author of the V.I. Warshawski, was asked what she thought was the best thing, and the worst thing, about writing.
Cared for by the National Trust for Scotland. Explore 700 years of history in one of Scotland’s oldest tower houses. The place-name Drum is derived from Gaelicdruim, ‘ridge’. As is obvious from the pictures on this page, Drum Castle does not benefit from a spectacular island or crag-top location. And neither
Warning: this review contains spoilers for both the BBC television series, the trilogy by Philip Pullman and the film The Golden Compass. The opening moments of His Dark Materials (BBC One) informed us: “This story starts in another world …one that is both like, and unlike your own.” That’s right: a world