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Factfile: CJ SANSOM

l Born in 1952, Christopher John Sansom grew up in Edinburgh, theonly child of an English father and a Scottish mother, Trevor andAnn, to whom Dominion is dedicated.l He has described his family upbringing as "traditionalPresbyterian" and "in a very conservative ... [Published HighBeam Research - 7 hours ago]
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The only viable next step for First Citizens board

On this Holy Easter weekend, as Christians worldwide celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, I am indeed saddened that the First Citizens Bank’s board of directors has, to date, not found the courage or the decency to do the honourable ... [Published Trinidad Guardian - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Roman town digitally re-created using 3D scanning technology

An entire Roman town has been brought back to life thanks to the clever use of cutting edge scanning technology and a series of geophysical survey techniques comparable to radiography.For the first time, the ruins of the Cidade Romana de Ammaia, located ... [Published Algarve Resident - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Photos: Holy week celebrations around the world

Credit:LARANTUKA, EAST NUSA TENGGARA, INDONESIA - APRIL 16: Catholic worshippers set up a cross as they prepare for Holy Week celebrations, known as 'Semana Santa' on April 16, 2014 in Larantuka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Easter celebrations in Larantuka ... [Published KMOV.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gabriel Garcia Marquez tribute: A remarkable life of magic realism and urgent relevance

Last September, I might easily have died in Cartagena de Indias. Our domestic flight had riskily taken off from the Colombian capital Bogota – to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a “remote, lugubrious city where an insomniac rain had been falling since the beginning ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

What all San Sebastian Offers You

San Sebastian is an area of north Spain called The Basque Autonomous Community. It is actually a beach resort located along the Bay of Biscay and borders the south of France.The area boasts about its stunning natural beauty and being an acclaimed international ... [Published TopNews Spain - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

10 things to do in Warsaw

Rebuilt into its original 13th century design after being almost reduced to rubble during World War II, Warsaw comprises palaces, churches, monuments and street sculptures. Featuring mostly Baroque and Neoclassical styles, their combined architectural ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Tudor Rat Catcher in Tewkesbury

Discover the harsh realities of problem pests in 16th century Britain when the Tudor Rat Catcher arrives at The John Moore Museum. Plus explore the 15th century Merchant’s House; meet a Tudor housewife; and try your luck in the Price on their Heads quiz ... [Published SoGlos - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Get a load of these crazy old shoes for rich people

Moorish chopines likely evolved from wooden stilt shoes, like this pair of 19th century Ottoman qabâqi, which were worn by women to protect their feet from the heated floors of public bathhouses. Image courtesy the Bata Shoe Museum. Ben Marks ... [Published Boing Boing - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Upside Down and Painted Over

Art historian Gero Seelig is using everyday technology to discover the secrets of paintings by the Old Masters - using a cheap webcam to see what’s below the layers of the centuries-old paint. He points the webcam at a scene of dice-playing soldiers painted ... [Published Friday Gurgaon - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Enjoying the past, present and future of our Jewish heritage

Elegant Printing/Joe GliksmanAncient Hebrew scrolls were on display at the Jewish Heritage Festival held in Daytona Beach on April 6. These scrolls were created as early as the 16th century and were compiled from countries all over the world including ... [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shroud of Christ from 16th century exposed in Veliko Tarnovo for Easter

A shroud of Christ dating back to 1569 is kept at the Museum of History in Veliko Tarnovo (Central North Bulgaria). It is shown to visitors only on special occasions. The shroud depicts the lament of Jesus, placed over a stone. It was made of gold-woven ... [Published BNR - Apr 18 2014]

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...“To return to Galilee,” he said, “means above all to return to that blazing light with which God’s grace touched me at the start of the journey. "The Pope added that it also means renewing “the experience of a personal encounter with Jesus Christ” who call each disciple to follow him and to share in his mission. “It means reviving the memory of that moment when his eyes met mine, the moment when he made me realize that he loved me,” the Pope said.During the Easter Vigil liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica, the Pope also baptised 10 catechumens—the youngest is a seven-year-old Italian and the eldest is a 58-year-old from Vietnam. The other catechumens came from France, Belarus, Lebanon and Senegal. Listen to the report by Laura Ieraci :"
...The question is therefore: “Quo vadis?” or loosely translated: "Where do you go from here?”"
" I had never been to Purana Qila before. However, this time it was the excavation that got me interested. I enjoy History and this will give me a lot more understanding of different dynasties" said 13- year- old Monya Krishna, a student of Class 8
...the outsized hats fashionable then, and a pristine Ulsoor Tank and a Lal Bagh Road flanked by monkey-topped houses, down which a tonga is rolling. "I wanted to showcase the forgotten images of the city as well as evoke nostalgia" says Surekha, curator of , an ongoing exhibition of photographs, paintings and sketches at , part of the MG Road metro station...

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Get a load of these crazy old shoes for rich pe... [Published Boing Boing - Apr 19 2014]
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Etymology, my dear Watson. Meaning back to the beginning, the phrase originated in the 1930s when the first radio broadcasts of football matches were made by the BBC. To help listeners keep track of the game, The Radio Times devised a numbered ...
Face Of The Day [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 17 2014]
A Catholic worshipper holds Virgin Mary picture as he prepare for Holy Week celebrations, known as ‘Semana Santa’ on April 16, 2014 in Larantuka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Easter celebrations in Larantuka started in the 16th century, when Portuguese ...
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