Ben Lomond is Scotland’s most popular Munro. The reason for this lies in it’s convenience. Now, being “a convenient mountain” doesn’t sounds like a great accolade, in fact it sounds a bit disrespectful to this nearly 1000 metre mound but here’s why it’s so popular and how to join in:- 1,518 more words
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Read the true story of the connection between famous cartoonist Milton Caniff’s comic strip "Terry and the Pirates" and an Army Air Force hero who fought in the China Burma India theater of World War II and proposed to the indomitable actress Betty White.
Milton Caniff was called “The Rembrandt of Comics”. He was born in Ohio in 1907 and became famous for his comic strips Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon. 461 more words
Yesterday, I visited the Sydney Jewish Museum to see two overlapping exhibitions: Anne Frank- A History for Today and Otto Frank’s Lost Letters. This was naturally a deeply moving experience and it was wonderful to recapture the intimacy I shared with Anne Frank as a 13 year old and revisit it now as Mum to my 13.5 year old son and almost 10.5 daughter, who are about to step into her shoes. 1,014 more words