Former minister of state for external affairs, Shashi Tharoor, threw two parties last week to celebrate his turning 55. The first one had politicians and socialites in attendance, including BJP leader Arun Jaitley. The second was meant for Malayali journalists and to relaunch the MP in Kerala’s public space.
The Birley is where the Blonde haired guy (cant rememember his name) from the Daisy’s got electrocuted on stage if any one remembers that. Some problem with the mike I believe. Anyone remember the Mustard Seed, not the later one opposite the Peace Gardens the old one on three levels.
Operation Overlord, or D Day, as it has come to be known, was one of the pivotal moments of World War II and was covered in a shroud of secrecy to maximize the element of surprise. More than 100,000 Allied troops jumped from planes, landed in gliders and trudged ashore from landing craft onto the fields and beaches of northern France. They faced heavy German resistance and had to contend with thick hedgerows that impeded their advance and provided a natural bunker system for German troops.
This means that I will draw one card for you and my reading will come in the form of a single, cryptic sentence. If you interested just shoot me an ask. I will place a limit of the first 30 asks I get however. Bill took chances on people, you see. He could sense something in a neophyte a spark of talent coupled with huge measures of desire and tenacity. On the basis of that, as I often said in the busy years that ensued for me as a regular contributor to the magazine, he gave me enough rope to hang myself.
Now let supply a simple test. Let us turn to that later and numerically more terrible Holocaust of the Jews of Europe. Would [the reporter] have written in the same way about that mass slaughter? Would he have told us that German Jewish relations were merely scarred by the Nazi slaughter? Would he have suggested even for a moment that the details are debated Would he have compared the massacre of the Jews to the Bosnian war? No, he would not have dared to do so.
What can we eat? What is garbage? Carrots are one place where my two obsessions seem to have dovetailed. For some reason, I had begun to belive that carrot tops were poisonous. Don ask why where I got that info. It seems to have become a unique quirk of British design that our accessories must be fun. At Anya Hindmarch, which showed on the same day, bags were emblazoned with images of retro 1980s juvenilia: the primary coloured squares of a Rubik’s cube and jagged, crab like Space Invaders. Last season Hindmarch modelled her bags on high street signage, with bags from Boots and Mothercare..