"I used to be Snow White but I drifted," quipped Mae West, the Hollywood actress who is remembered for her Wildean wit as much as her flamboyant personality. West was born on August 17, 1893, in New York,
The ultimate beach holiday by Sandi Toksvig, author and presenter I have a small wooden fishing boat on my desk. I keep it there to remind me when I am working that I once had a perfect day. It was summer
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"You are not going to believe your eyes," assures Richard "Nozinja" Mthetwa, as we drive up to the car park of a food market behind a police station on the outskirts of Soweto. "The way they dance and
Whatever happened to the idea of switching off while on holiday? According to fresh research released today, that idea is dead in the water, with some 90 per cent of British holidaymakers now spending
The five-star Isle of Eriska Hotel has launched a James Bond Escape package to celebrate 50 years of the movie franchise. On arrival at Edinburgh airport, budding Bonds will be given the keys to an Aston
One year after the London 2012 Olympics, the gates to the east London site have reopened to reveal the new Queen Elizabeth Park, the first tangible piece of the two-week sporting circus' promised legacy.