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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree - An American Tradition

For Americans at home and abroad, there are few things that usher in the holidays like the enormous Christmas tree in front of Rockefeller Center. More than 125 million people visit the tree each year, and the lighting ceremony is televised shortly after Thanksgiving. 685 more words


Sarah Palin's Goal of Owning the Spotlight Revealed in News of Willow's Engagement

It’s a lesson from the Donald Trump playbook.  Keep the press focused on him.  The only thing worse than bad press is no press at all.  642 more words

Mindbending • The Rockefeller Plaza. #nyc #manhattan #rockefeller #plaza #buildi...

Mindbending • The Rockefeller Plaza. #nyc #manhattan #rockefeller #plaza #building #skyscraper #architecture #nocturnalbandit Original on Instagram

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This Little Light of Mine

Every year I’ve lived in New York, I’ve routinely spent my last December night in the city in the same way—in front of the Big Tree. 2,210 more words

Implied Consent

”Implied consent” for organ donation is a problematic and in my opinion a very dangerous suggestion, especially when it comes from NHS privatiser-in-chief  Jeremy Hunt. 124 more words

UK Politics

Blogmas Day 9: My first snowfall in NYC!

Today my best friend and I visited the big city, which is just about a two hour bus ride from where we live (an hour if we just drove ourselves but I am NOT about driving in NYC!). 329 more words