LOVE Island – it is what it is then. Though what exactly that expression means, I’m still not entirely clear. But we’re over a week into this year’s series and it’s almost the only thing anyone says. Starting point was Sherif, when none of the girls took a step forward to be partnered by him, on the opening night. “It is what it is, I guess.” Since then it’s spread like fake tan on a duvet. Joe responds to Tommy making a move on Lucie: “It is what it is.” Amber ditches Michael: “It is what it is.” Tommy reacts to Anton announcing he wants to “get to know” Molly-Mae better. Well it is what it bloody well is, isn’t it, Tommy? So you can probably just about tell it’s a bottled-up expression loaded with quietly seething discontent that pretty much sums up my own feelings about a series which got off to a bad start when Lucie arrived with a buzzword she clearly thought was going to take the … [Read more...] about Love Island… it is what it is but it’s certainly not ‘Bev’
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AS we approach Remembrance Day 2018, the country is preparing to remember those who gave their lives in war. Here's a selection of poems and quotes perfect for the 100-year anniversary of the First World War. Poems The Soldier - Rupert Brooke If I should die, think only this of me: That there’s some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England. There shall be In that rich earth a richer dust concealed; A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware, Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam, A body of England’s, breathing English air, Washed by the rivers, blest by suns of home. And think, this heart, all evil shed away, A pulse in the eternal mind, no less Gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given; Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day; And laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness, In hearts at peace, under an English heaven. In Flanders Fields - John McRae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our … [Read more...] about Remembrance Day 2018 – what are the best poems and quotes for Armistice Day?
Amy B Wang, The Washington Post Published 9:25 am PST, Sunday, November 4, 2018 North Ogden, Utah, Mayor Brent Taylor was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. North Ogden, Utah, Mayor Brent Taylor was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: North Ogden City Photo: North Ogden City Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 North Ogden, Utah, Mayor Brent Taylor was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. North Ogden, Utah, Mayor Brent Taylor was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: North Ogden City 'I have given my life to serve': Utah mayor and father of seven killed in Afghanistan 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Brent Taylor, the mayor of North Ogden, Utah, and a father of seven, was killed in action Saturday while serving in … [Read more...] about ‘I have given my life to serve’: Utah mayor and father of seven killed in Afghanistan
Jeff Goldblum's life is like a jazz piece: his acting improvisational, his style unpredictable. He's made an art of being offbeat. "I'm a strange figure," he told Anthony Mason, before turning the tables on his interviewer: "I like that hearty laugh. I'd like to hear you sing!" "Oh, no, you wouldn't," Mason said. "Listen to that voice. I'd like to hear you in 'South Pacific': If ever I would leave you … Some enchanted evening …" "You've hijacked this line of questioning!" Mason laughed. Goldblum has starred in two of the nineties' biggest blockbusters, as a computer geek who saves the planet in "Independence Day," and a math whiz who fights off dinosaurs in "Jurassic Park." Last summer, on the 25th anniversary of the dinosaur epic, they erected a dinosaur-sized, 25-foot statue of him in London. Mason said, "There may have been several of these over your career, but this seems to be another Jeff Goldblum moment." "Sorta!" Suddenly, at 66, he's become … … [Read more...] about Jeff Goldblum: Living life like a jazz piece
Darren Gallagher was the love of my life, says heartbroken girlfriend of crash victim BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The heartbroken partner of a young Co Tyrone man killed in a weekend crash has paid tribute to the "love of her life". https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/darren-gallagher-was-the-love-of-my-life-says-heartbroken-girlfriend-of-crash-victim-37472161.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37472160.ece/6d63a/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-10-30_new_45323817_I1.JPG Email The heartbroken partner of a young Co Tyrone man killed in a weekend crash has paid tribute to the "love of her life". Darren Gallagher (23), from Omagh and formerly Gortin, died on a stretch of the A5 near Omagh in the early hours of Sunday morning. It is the second tragedy to hit the family. Mr Gallagher's mother Martina passed away 11 years ago due to illness. Yesterday his heartbroken girlfriend, Shannon Thompson (22), paid a heartfelt tribute to him. She told the … [Read more...] about Darren Gallagher was the love of my life, says heartbroken girlfriend of crash victim