The context of the main objects in those two pics above is about peeping, the first one is a peephole fitted in the circle of a clear glass with a golden round frame. 201 more words
Wine Spectator Magazine held their annual New York wine experience on October 16-18. It was billed as “a joyous three-day festival of great wines” and included various seminars and grand tastings on Thursday and Friday with the conclusion on Saturday evening with a black-tie awards dinner. 294 more words
Would you have been disappointed if you had met Paddy?
By Philip Sidney
First published in The Spectator 14 October 2014
As we become steadily accustomed to life in the Age of Celebrity, it’s become a truth that, as Mark Mason put it in the Speccie last month, ‘meeting your heroes is almost always a bad idea’. 543 more words
If you’ve ever found yourself silently cursing a spectator for telling you you’re “almost there!” when you still have three miles left in your marathon, Saturday’s Baltimore Marathon may be the race for you. 8 more words