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8 Unbelievable Grandfather Clock for 2023

Citizenside 18 Sep 2023
With its farmhouse chic style and traditional Westminster chime, it adds both fashion and functionality to your space ... Large 72" height and 19.25" length Antiqued white finish with metal hands and glass lens Traditional Westminster chime every hour Dual use as a timepiece and 3-shelf bookcase Designed to stand on the floor with anti-tip kit.

‘I threw my pop records in the bin’: George Benjamin on his defining moments – and his latest opera

The Observer 13 Sep 2023
Photograph ... The story of how a 16-year-old London schoolboy met and became a pupil of one of France’s greatest composers, studying with him for five hours, three times a week for a year after he left Westminster School, is remarkable in itself. Benjamin’s parents – a publisher and an antiques dealer – enjoyed music without being musicians themselves.

Kent A. Thompson

The Keene Sentinel 13 Jul 2023
Kent A ... He loved rebuilding antique motorcycles and was especially adept at working with Indian motorcycles ... He was a well-known, much-loved member of the antique motorcycle community ... Plowman ... Pastor Cory Graves of Redemption Church, Westminster, Vt., will officiate. Members of the antique motorcycle community will provide lunch following the service ... .

My View: Dogs should be loved for themselves, not their breeding

The Buffalo News 25 Jun 2023
The Westminster winner was “Buddy Holly,” a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ... Truly extraordinary canines like the ones who save people buried alive in earthquakes need not apply to Westminster ... Today, Westminster continues to apply antiquated fitness standards.

Let’s Go Antiquing!

The Keene Sentinel 15 Jun 2023
If pickin’ and pokin’ and treasure huntin’ are your favorite summer pastimes, you’ll find antique shops aplenty in the Monadnock Region and southern Vermont. Check out the list below for a sampling of local shops and go on your own personal antiques trek this summer to expand your collection! ... It features 59 professional antiques dealers.

Are boys’ schools a thing of the past?

The Spectator 12 Jun 2023
First Charterhouse, then Winchester – now Westminster ... What’s clear, as Westminster suggests on its website, is that all-boys schools don’t suit the zeitgeist any longer ... Charterhouse, Westminster and Winchester are by-words for excellence ... What’s clear, as Westminster suggests on ...

Treasure Hunting at Big Red Barn

The Keene Sentinel 01 Jun 2023
For treasure hunters young and old, there’s just something about an antique shop with nooks and crannies to explore for hours ... The Big Red Barn at 7804 US Route 5 in Westminster, Vt., is just that type of collector’s-delight place and it is indeed a big, red barn in the best possible way.

Mhairi Black: SNP’s Marmite deputy is developing a taste for leadership

The Times/The Sunday Times 21 May 2023
Having spent years deploring the antiquated Westminster ways of doing politics, she now finds herself at the heart of a parliament in which she has. Related articles. SNP ‘must do more’ to explain positive case for independence ... Craig Paton ... .

Parliament in decay: MPs endure flooding, rats and broken toilets

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 May 2023
Parliamentary cleaners were left soaking up something very different, as the antiquated plumbing which snakes around the Palace of Westminster buckled under the pressure, providing yet another example of the crumbling mess at ...

Mhairi Black: The SNP’s new Marmite politician

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 May 2023
Having spent years deploring the antiquated Westminster ways of doing politics, she now finds herself at the heart of a parliament in which she has. Related articles. SNP ‘must do more’ to explain positive case for independence ... Craig Paton ... .

Off The Beaten Path: Round And Round

Journal Online Chicago 18 May 2023
Life continues to evolve and we cannot stop it, just like our grandma and grandpa, and their grandma and grandpa, couldn’t ... We’ve observed the tabloid controversies and seen the many videos criticizing the stuffiness surrounding the family and a, sometimes referred to as, antiquated coronation ceremony that was held in historic Westminster Abbey ... So.

TV tonight: Niamh Algar continues to thrill in tense hospital drama

The Observer 07 May 2023
Antiques Roadshow ... In yet another monarchy-themed show, Fiona Bruce heads to Westminster Abbey to look at the coronation preparations (why?). Stamps are profiled – including the definitely-not-an-antique one for Charles – and royal-related items are examined ... an antiquated curio.

Missed the coronation? Here’s what Happened, from the crown to the crowds.

The Spokesman-Review 06 May 2023
In another, less significant, update for the modern era, Charles and Camilla traveled to Westminster Abbey in the newer horse-drawn Diamond Jubilee State Coach, rather than the antique Gold State Coach, which, according to the BBC, even Queen Victoria complained was uncomfortable.

A full guide to the BBC's two-week King's Coronation coverage

The Daily Telegraph 03 May 2023
The Absolutely Fabulous actress, who provided commentary for Sky News for Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee last year, will be attending the service at Westminster Abbey in May as a guest of the King and Queen ... Royal Bargain Hunt - Christina Trevanion hosts a special Coronation episode at Newark Antiques fair.Saturday May 6.

Our bronze age coronation rites seem to speak to a modern love of the sacred

The Observer 30 Apr 2023
Even they cannot rival the sheer antiquity of the ritual that will be staged in Westminster Abbey on Saturday ... Yet it is likely that a substantial minority of people in Britain, rather than being dazzled by the display in Westminster Abbey, will find their distaste both for the ...

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