By Andrew Dansby Published 10:35 am CST, Monday, February 11, 2019 Musician Beck Hansen Musician Beck Hansen Photo: Peter Hapak Photo: Peter Hapak Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Musician Beck Hansen Musician Beck Hansen Photo: Peter Hapak Beck, Spoon, Cage the Elephant set Houston date 1 / 4 Back to Gallery Having just snapped up a few more Grammy Awards, Beck announced a summer tour that will drop in on the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on July 28. Per Pitchfork, he'll be joined on this tour by Cage the Elephant and Spoon. He's been to Houston fairly recently, though admittedly it was a festival set, which isn't everybody's thing. Beck played a headlining set at the … [Read more...] about Beck, Spoon, Cage the Elephant set Houston date
THE Germans are broken-hearted over Brexit – so much so that a group of prominent Germans took it upon themselves to write a letter describing how much they were going to miss us. It was published last week in The Times, and told how Germany would not have the freedom and prosperity it enjoys today without our help. The 31 signatories also listed their favourite things about Britain – from enjoying a pint down the pub to driving on the left hand side of the road – before urging us to stay in the EU. But sorry, Germany – that’s not going to happen. Here, we write an affectionate letter back to our friends on the Continent. DEAR GERMANY:After years of assuming you thought we were an inefficient island of drunken oafs, it was touching to hear that in fact there’s rather a lot you love about us. In your kind letter you confess that after Brexit you will miss our black humour, tea with milk and seeing the panto at Christmas. You’ll also miss … [Read more...] about Beckenbauer, Beck’s, Bosch, BMW, Brahms, bratwurst… we LOVE you too, Germany. But we still want Brexit
Video PUBLISHED: 09:00 05 January 2019 Stacia Briggs and Siofra Connor Organ Beck in Beeston Regis with Beeston Bump and St Andrews Church. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2019 Archant 2019 In the shadow of Norfolk’s most famous ‘mountain’ - the aftermath of Norfolk’s glacial legacy – lies a mysterious pond said to the ghostly resting place of a spectral coachman who can be seen driving his horse and cart into its inky depths. Organ Beck, also known as Orban or Orben Beck, is a quarry pit filled with water on the site of Beeston’s coastal caravan park which can be seen from the stunning Norfolk Coastal Path.Now lost to the North Sea, Beeston’s brickworks has long since been lost to coastal erosion, the only discernible sign that this was once where bricks were turned out in their thousands being this deep pond which is now itself perilously close to the cliff edge.The pond is said to take its name … [Read more...] about Weird Norfolk: What lies beneath Organ Beck, Beeston Regis?
By Nick Moyle Published 1:38 pm CST, Sunday, December 30, 2018 Texas tight end Andrew Beck (47) runs into the end zone with a touchdown against Oklahoma State in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) less Texas tight end Andrew Beck (47) runs into the end zone with a touchdown against Oklahoma State in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Sue ... more Photo: Sue Ogrocki, Associated Press Photo: Sue Ogrocki, Associated Press Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Texas tight end Andrew Beck (47) runs into the end zone with a touchdown against Oklahoma State in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in … [Read more...] about After ‘rollercoaster’ career, Texas TE Andrew Beck ready to go out on high note
PUBLISHED: 17:08 25 December 2018 | UPDATED: 17:08 25 December 2018 Russell Cook Baby Jacob John Fryett was born on Christmas Day to parents Louise Barry and Darren Fryett. PIcture: RUSSELL COOK Archant While most people were about to sit down to eat their Christmas meal Louise Barry was giving birth to a 9lb 14oz bundle of joy. The 24-year-old mum, who celebrated her own birthday on Christmas Eve, delivered her son Jacob John Fryett at the West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds, at 1.11pm on Christmas Day.But the bouncing baby was 10 days overdue.There to witness the special occasion was her husband Darren Fryett and Louise’s mother Sarah Willett.It was the second child for the health care assistant who lives in Beck Row as the couple also have a daughter Imogen, who is two.“It was a water birth which I had with my first child but it was a bit harder the second time round but everything went as well as it could have.“This one was a … [Read more...] about Lunchtime delivery on Christmas Day for Beck Row mum