Gift card to a hairdresser or barber A plant or fresh flowers with a pretty basket or vase Tickets for 2 for a concert or play that you attend with them. Rent a movie and bring over popcorn and soft drinks and have a movie night at their place. Jessica Take a good picture of their grandchildren and have it enlarged and framed. Also, many photo places can make calendars out of your photos, and people in their 80’s love calendars to right doctors notes, church meetings etc. Nan Take the person on a drive on a beautiful day – maybe to a favorite spot. Gift cards to favorite restaurants if the person is still mobile. Or, make and meals and fill the freezer. Gift certificate for a massage. Get one of those photo frames that “plays a slideshow” and “fill it” with family photos.
After the main, indulge in Hot Apple Pie and Vanilla ice cream. Signature dishes include USDA beef brisket, beef prime rib and pork shoulder, as well as mutton shoulder and ribs. At lunchtime try the fresh tacos and thick-cut sandwiches with a side dish of bone marrow with chilli salt; oxtail chilli; or brisket nachos. On the 4th of July American-themed playlist will be blasting throughout the restaurant.
For the entire month of July, you can enjoy mountains of spiced crawfish, potatoes, sweetcorn, Polish style beef sausage and garlic bread every Saturday and Sunday with a special crawfish boil on the 4th. Big Easy is inviting 21 challengers to its Canary Wharf, Covent Garden and Kings Road restaurants to see who can eat seven racks of ribs in less than eight minutes.
Check the timetable for our fantastic daily Animal Talks from our Zoo Ranger team at Chester Zoo, the UK’s number one zoo.
Most of the time that advice is sound. Usually, I will either already know about it, or feature it in an upcoming article. But occasionally I get stuff that makes me scratch my head. Frugal Uses for a Camera “Are they serious? Maybe you can help sort the good eggs from the bad. Some are obviously more absurd than others though, and remember, these didn’t come from me. They’re from some of the more “inventive” readers of Wise Bread you’ll soon see what I mean…No. I have put my own notes in parentheses on some of these — I just had to comment.
Use furniture wax on your car. Just spray it on and shine it to a quick buff! Much quicker than car wax and it’s just as effective!! Hmm, just as effective? Somehow I doubt that… 2.
Considered to have one of the finest kitchen gardens in the UK, this is the place to see all kinds of fruit and veg grown to the highest standards, outdoors and under glass. Don’t miss the orchards, ornamental flower gardens, sunken garden, wild and woodland gardens , the 16 restored Victorian glasshouses and magnificent ft-long Edwardian pergola. The Gardens Restaurant at West Dean serves lunches and teas, using many ingredients fresh from the garden.
Opens for breakfast at weekends from 9am.
An early look at the Oscar race. This week our team breaks down what to expect next year at the Academy Awards and which movies have already started to make a splash.
Forget rack rates and corporate rates. Kuala Lumpur is a bopping town with something approaching a sidewalk cafe culture, this despite the heat, the rain and exhaust fumes. At Bukit Bintang “sheesha” hubble-bubble stalls have proliferated offering flavoured puffs, Lebanese tidbits and chill-out music. The heat can be beat with the giant cooling fans that spray a fog of wet mist over diners. Have yourself photographed with a boa constrictor around your neck and marvel at cards handed out that say “For your pleasure, please call Addie I never had time to call.
Kuala Lumpur shopping is diverse, vigorously showcased in the annual Mega Sales, hotels and hospitality are world class, transport is plentiful and food and nightlife teeming in downtown and newer suburban locations.
But her dad renews old tensions regarding Nikki’s pregnancy at a young age. She throws a party to celebrate the news. When Professor Oglevee shows up at the party with his new girlfriend, Angela, Nikki and Veronica team up to ruin Stanley’s relationship. But when they learn that Angela used to be involved with another woman, they try to reunite Angela with her ex-lover.
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I landed in Guangzhou expecting to see tons of traffic (both people and vehicles), noise and pollution. Instead, there was an incredibly advanced and extensive public transportation system, big, empty spaces and locals who were more than happy to help a clueless tourist out.
Showing, for some reason, is really difficult. Want to become a writer? Get our free step guide to becoming a writer here and accomplish your dream today. Click here to download your guide instantly. Photo by Alan Cleaver Telling is one of the hardest habits to eradicate from your style. I still struggle with it regularly. Specificity will fill in the gaps from your telling and bring life to your scenes.
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Oxford events, clubs, gigs and what’s on. Our guide to What’s On in Oxford covers Oxford clubs, Oxford gig guide, comedy, tickets and event listings and line ups, venue details.
Nick Mason, Drummer from Pink Floyd, historic racer and avid car collector. Visiting French and Italian car clubs all welcome! Own a French or Italian car? You can be part of it too! Entry includes free parking, and all entertainment. Children under 16 years old go free. You can book now: Like all medieval structures it needs preserving and the Friends of St James is run as a charity running events to support the maintenance.
Monday 29th May – Tetbury Woolsack Races starting at 10am It is thought that the races originated in the 17th Century by young drovers showing off to local women by running up the hill carrying a woolsack. The course is yards long up and down a hill which has a 1 in 4 gradient, so the men’s record of 3. The Woolsack Races form the central attraction of a fund-raising day which includes an all-day street market, a charity auction, a village fete, street entertainers, marching bands and more entertainment for all the family.
For more information on Tetbury. The details will be published soon. We hope you will be as excited by it as we have been putting it together.
A photo posted by Opium Chinatown opiumchinatown on May 10, at Bai Wei is the Meribel of Chinatown: With a cute little passageway leading straight onto the Strand behind it, the theatres are only a stumble away. With cheese and charcuterie boards, bowls of olives and habas frittas and bookable tables from 5 to 11pm, this is the answer to every theatre goer’s prayer. On a hill just a few miles from there he set up his first restaurant. Until then, make a board of French cheeses and a glass of Bourgueil at CVS your regular grand finale.
Kuala Lumpur is a can-do city on the move. Once notorious for its gridlocked traffic, cars and people move too these days, thanks to some well-planned elevated motorways and light rail options. New highways snake in from the international airport.
Type and then tap ‘go’ to search… Type and then press ‘enter’ to search… What are you looking for? Close Animal Talks How do elephants talk? Why are giant otters so loud? Come along to one of our talks to get to know our animals a little better and find out some of what we think are the most amazing facts about some of our most brilliant species. Animal talks usually last around 7 minutes and generally involve a microphone, with the chance to ask questions afterwards.
These are a quieter chance to meet our Zoo Rangers and ask all of your questions about our animals.
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Pinterest Planning a Christmas dinner for friends, family or colleagues? The four-course menu of French celebration dishes includes saucisson Lyonnais en brioche, whole salt-baked Chalk Stream trout and a whole roast Goosnargh duck, carved tableside, with Brussels sprouts, marmalade stuffing and roast potatoes. Served throughout November and December. To book call
Free flowers for birthdays, weddings and more! Just go to a nearby cemetery and swipe some new flowers from a grave. The dead people won’t miss them and someone else will get a smile from them.
Nick Mason, Drummer from Pink Floyd, historic racer and avid car collector. Visiting French and Italian car clubs all welcome! Own a French or Italian car? You can be part of it too! Entry includes free parking, and all entertainment. Children under 16 years old go free. You can book now: The course is yards long up and down a hill which has a 1 in 4 gradient, so the men’s record of 3. The Woolsack Races form the central attraction of a fund-raising day which includes an all-day street market, a charity auction, a village fete, street entertainers, marching bands and more entertainment for all the family.
For more information on Tetbury. The details will be published soon.