Vale Orla Kenny

We are sad to announce the death last Friday of our good friend and colleague Orla Kenny. Orla worked with us establishing Kids’ Own Partnership in Ireland and has since remained a passionate advocate of arts for children and families across Ireland. 227 more words


New Zealand man shot while trying to break into Goochland home moved to jail

GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. — After being hospitalized for a month, the 25-year-old New Zealand man who was shot outside a Goochland County home last month is behind bars. 848 more words


The Russian accused of using sex, lies and guns to infiltrate US politics

The young Russian gun enthusiast was struggling. Maria Butina had twice applied for visas to attend the National Rifle Association’s glitzy annual meeting. But she said she was twice denied. 3,649 more words


Philippa Räder

Philippa Räder is Head of the Royal Bindery at Windsor Castle, responsible for the preservation and conservation of books, manuscripts and archives within the Royal Collection and Royal Household, as well as the production of new fine binding work, primarily for presentation as state and other official gifts. 133 more words


Michael Burke

Michael Burke studied Chemistry at Leeds University, going on to work in Occupational Health and Safety. He later moved to California and studied bookbinding with Dominic Riley and paper conservation with Karen Zukor. 114 more words