Deborah Thomas

31 Flips | 6 Magazines | @debistired | Keep up with Deborah Thomas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Deborah Thomas”

The Most Amazing Places to Visit In Britain

• <b>Author:</b> Reader's Digest<p><b>Reader’s Digest</b> <b><br>The most amazing places to visit in Britain</b> <b><br>Explore 1,000 of the most unusual, beautiful and captivating spots</b><p>Discover Britain as you have never seen it before with this unique guide that is packed with remarkable places -- both traditional and quirky – from …

Angelfall

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Ee<p><b>The incredible internet phenomenon that already has over 8,000 different five star reviews. (And counting.)</b><p>'An explosive, pulse-pounding journey' - <i>Star</i><p>'The new Young Adult fantasy phenomenon' - <i>Grazia</i><p>It's been six weeks since the angels of the apocalypse destroyed the world as we …

The Art of the Put-Down

• <b>Author:</b> Winfred Coles<p>How many times have you found yourself struck dumb with anger, unable to think of the perfect repost only to come up with something wonderful later when your adversary has gone and any retort seems like sour grapes? The French call it ‘L’espirit de l’escalier’, meaning the …

The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker

• <b>Author:</b> Will Self<p><i>The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker -</i> hilarious restaurant reviews by Booker nominee Will Self<p>'Most food writing and restaurant criticism is concerned with the ideal, with how by cooking this, or dining there, you can somehow ingurgitate a new - or at any rate …

Disorder in the Court: Great Fractured Moments in Courtroom History

• <b>Author:</b> Charles M. Sevilla<p>In America's courtooms, the verdict is laughter.<p>Sit back and enjoy a collection of verbatim exchanges from the halls of justice, where defendants and plaintiffs, lawyers and witnesses, juries and judges, collide to produce memorably insane comedy.<p>A: You mumbled on the …

Parting Shots

• <b>Author:</b> Matthew Parris<p>When leaving a foreign posting, Britain's ambassadors were encouraged to write a valedictory despatch until the practice was abolished in 2006. Unlike the usual style of the diplomatic bag, these last reports from foreign posts were unbuttoned, indiscreet and often very funny. …

Dear Girls Above Me

• <b>Author:</b> Charles McDowell<p><b>Based on the wildly popular Twitter feed Dear Girls Above Me, a roman à clef about how thinking like a couple of girls turned one single guy into a better man.</b> <br>When Charlie McDowell began sharing his open letters to his noisy upstairs neighbors—two impossibly ditzy female …

The Middle-Class ABC

• <b>Author:</b> Fi Cotter-Craig & Zebedee Helm<p><i>The Middle Class ABC</i> is the book loos, bedside tables and farmers markets the length and breadth of the land have been waiting for - a humorous celebration of the facts (some are even true) and foibles, manners and mores, peccadilloes and armadillos, of …

<i>O</i>'s Summer Beauty Survival Handbook

Bugs are biting, the sun is burning, your hair is expanding. For every problem—even the worst-case scenarios—we've found you the best solutions.<p>How …

Beauty

16 Things Every Woman Should Carry on a Summer Adventure

Bug spray? Check. Sunscreen? Check. JetScream Whistle? Didn't think so. When you venture into the great outdoors, do you have what you'd need should …

6 (Easy!) Ways <i>Anyone</i> Can Become a Writer

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Creative Writing

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Brain

Why People Lie: Investigating the Truth About Deception

Log In or Sign Up to View

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.

A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna

The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.<p>The Hotel Daniel is in a landmark 1962 building, originally designed by Georg Lippert and Roland Rohn, that has recently been renovated by architects Christian Heiss, Michael Thomas, and Thomas Mayer. Keeping the building's original …

Dwell

Get a Daily Dose of Design<p>Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.

33 Exquisite Moroccan Dining Room Designs

What can be more relaxing than sit at a table surrounded by cushions, refined lamps, candles and bright textiles? If you want this luxury, just …

Lighting We Love: Onefortythree

Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>Onefortythree started in 2008 as a house-making blog written by Las Vegas woodworker Logan Hendrickson and his wife, Roxy. Logan received such positive feedback on the custom lighting and …

Design That Appeals to Your Inner Exhibitionist

The Internet offers a space to share our innermost thoughts in real time — every amusing, shocking, and dreadfully boring detail streaming on …

Create a Seating Arrangement as Cozy as a Sweater

The cozy, comfortable feeling of your favorite oversized sweater can be extended to your living room furniture with Mangas, a collection of modular …

Have you heard of Truth or Consequences? http://bbc.in/17KOewB Can this small town with a funny name become earth's gateway to outer space? Join the BBC's Paul Adams on his trip to see a desert community trying to transform itself into a new kind of transportation hub.

Liz Jones: 'My whole anti-mums thing is jealousy. I've got nothing. Just work' http://gu.com/p/3h5bg/tw Liz Jones began writing columns and books about the most intimate parts of her unusual life a decade ago. Since then she has managed to upset family, friends – and most recently Rihanna. Why does she do it? Photograph: Linda Nylind

Tightrope-walking gibbon shows off at Monkeyland, South Africa

and<p><b>Meet the ape who really loves to show off.</b><p>Siam the gibbon only arrived at Monkeyland in South Africa in the last year but is already the primate …

‘Boris bike’ cyclist killed in rush hour lorry crash outside Aldgate East station

<b>A female cyclist has died after being hit by a lorry while riding a ‘Boris bike’ in east London.</b><p>The woman, aged 20, was hit by the heavy goods …

New Zealand teacher censured after being caught stealing pupils’ lunches

and<p><b>We’ve heard of pupils giving their teacher an apple before class but one educator appears to have misunderstood the age-old tradition.</b><p>A tutor at a …