Eliza Brady

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The Man in Seat Sixty-One - the train travel guide...

Train travel information UK, Europe, Worldwide...<p>Train travel is a more rewarding, low-stress alternative to flying, which brings us closer to the …

Train Travel

Grove-White: Why citizens, not government, should be in charge of electoral reform

The Liberal government’s misadventure in electoral reform is a critical lesson in why politicians cannot and should not lead an electoral reform …

Leonard Cohen, Save the Last Dance for me , Dublin 12-09-2013

From the Battle of the Somme to St Stephen's Green

Andrea Leadsom speech verdict: buy shares in Michael Gove

Tory leadership contender’s ‘major speech on the economy’ was little more than a catalogue of slogans about optimism<p>Key points<p>In a speech in Westminster, Andrea Leadsom, the leading pro-Brexit candidate for leadership of the Conservative party, appeared to ditch the economic strategy of her former …

Michael Gove

Brexit's existential threat to Europe

For much of the last six decades, European countries have drawn ever closer together in the interests of peace and prosperity on a continent divided for centuries by war.<p>With its roots in the aftermath of World War II, the European Union grew from a trading community of six nations in 1958 to a …

Europe

It’s time to call the killing of Jo Cox what it is: 'an act of far-Right terrorism'

Since the shocking murder of Jo Cox, Britain has been trying to process this horrible event. The killing of a serving MP who had so much to contribute to our democracy has triggered a national period of sorrow, sobriety and reflection.<p>There is also a growing discussion about what this murder means, …

Mental Disorders

Isis executes 250 women in Mosul after they refused 'sexual jihad', claim Kurdish officials

The Islamic State (Isis) has executed 250 women in Mosul after they refused sexual slavery to jihadi fighters, say Kurdish officials. Daesh (Isis) …

Fruits and Vegetables to Fight Cataracts

Here’s another reason to eat your fruits and veggies: You may reduce your risk of vision loss from cataracts.<p>Cataracts that cloud the lenses of the eye develop naturally with age, but a new study is one of the first to suggest that diet may play a greater role than genetics in their …

An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorization; Go Ahead and Try It

In January, I devoted every walk from my home to the train to the contemplation of work details, hoping to improve my recall of them. That was my New Year’s resolution, and so far I’ve stuck to it.<p>In every one of those walks I was also retracing a memorization technique known to the ancients and …

The Brain

my tech/engineer husband understands me from what I can see on his office wall @UVicHumanities https://t.co/xob5NPEyEM

New today! 'Across the Valley' 22"x30" charcoal & graphite on paper #art #drawing #telluride http://t.co/8D8qPKfneg

'A tortured heap of towers': the London skyline of tomorrow

The ley lines, the hallowed dome of St Paul’s, packs of hungry dogs – and a tipsy surveyor in the 1930s ... these are the invisible forces shaping the City’s skyline<p>‘The last piece in the jigsaw” is how architect Eric Parry described his design for 1 Undershaft, the tallest building in the City of …

Skyscrapers

Beautiful Watercolor Paintings of Architecture by Thomas W. Schaller

Though he was raised on a farm in the Midwest, Thomas W. Schaller spent the majority of his life in Manhattan where he worked as a commercial architectural artist. Today, however, he works for himself, as a watercolor painter based in Los Angeles. Schaller made the jump to a different profession …

Art

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A walking tour of Glasgow’s rock ’n’ roll geography

Glasgow is a city of grey spires and greyer skies. But even in unflattering light, under a bleak, granite-coloured sky, Glasgow maintains a rock 'n' roll swagger. The city has a serious musical bent, full of rock stars, pub singers, buskers and live-music venues. I wonder what would happen here if …

Walking Tours

Palacete Conde do Pinhal

How to paint the rain

When the bad weather looked inevitable, watercolour tutor Grahame Booth decided the only option was to accept it. This is his guide to painting the …

Food, Prosecco and good company: The enduring allure of Italy’s Veneto countryside

The Sile river snake’s through Treviso’s old town. (Photos by Carlyle Routh for The Globe and Mail)<p>The winding streets of Treviso are dotted with little taverns outfitted with wooden stools, plaid tableclothes and small plates of simple bites called <i>cicchetti</i>. The Venetian take on finger food …

The Importance of a Value Study for Watercolor Paintings

One of the newest kits from North Light Shop is the <i>Watercolorist’s Guide to Painting Water,</i> and it has plenty of resources to get you going, …

Grizzana Morandi-Bologna

Bruxelles, journées du Patrimoine

Museu de Badalona

Madonna della Salute - Paper by Fifty-three

Madonna della Salute - Paper by Fifty-three<p>I duplicated the previous image and then turned this into a night image. I like the value arrangement.

Paintings of St Ives and West Cornwall. A few drawings too

12 Aug 2 Comments<p><b>I recently took a trip over to West Cornwall using St Ives as my base. It was a very busy trip, and I managed to do a fair bit of</b> …

Ireland