It’s admirable that Asus has come

It’s admirable that Asus has come up with a fresh concept for the stale and predictable tablet market even if the idea is pretty niche and may not appeal to many. Given some refinement shave off a few pounds, add sharper video resolution, and package it with some apps to take advantage of the extra…

Thomas is a waste of space

Thomas is a waste of space and the ref wasn’t much better. Rochdale didn’t win from there own merit we gave them the win, knock ons and slack tackling didn’t help. Hope Toovey will bring in experience players to help our desperate situation. Call it the latest casualty from the Invasion of the Crossover SUVs.…

STAYING The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas

STAYING The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas on quiet north Ka Beach opened just this month, with modern and spacious units. It a wonderful family spot with shallow kiddie pools, tons of colourful spray guns and a small slide. There’s also an adult pool. According to Carl Smith, the SMART United Transportation Union Colorado legislative director,…

At a recent visit to a beer festival

At a recent visit to a beer festival in Belgium, we had a long beer related conversation with the Flanders Region Minister of Culture. He expressed more interest in the Sheffield beer scene than emanates from our Town Hall. It would be positive to see Sheffield City Council representation at both the Steel City festival…

Then look at the plowing

Take the GOP’s «corruption problem.» The Democrats retook Congress in 2006 largely on the strength of popular dismay with Republican scandals. Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff dominated the news, as did allegations of impropriety and corruption on the part of then Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and confirmed cases of criminality on the part of…

He gives as good as he gets but never crosses the

Occasionally I read the ongoing letters and comments regarding the rollercoaster ride of gasoline prices locally and elsewhere. Most of them have a template format with a bit of annoyance followed by a bit of confusion. It is clear that there is a higher power that is controlling this amazing process. He gives as good…

We have provided

It is a good thing that there is a ‘Watchdog’ taking interest. Of all medical care I think this is one that needs inspection and a cost list behind the deskSo what about their Denplan and private customers? I am one (Denplan) and have not been notified of any problems. If the NHS doesn’t want…

reporter walked

We did try to speak with someone from the company today but when our reporter walked up to the front door someone rushed over and locked it. A man in the parking lot who identified himself as Bill Valentino, said he was the company’s vice president, he confirmed they were in fact having some employee…

barbecued duck

This is an old time favourite and the essence of a hole in the wall; it’s in a Real Canadian Superstore covered parking lot (all the better for takeout). The succulent barbecued duck, barbecued pork (char siu) and soya chicken are the big deal here. There are a few tables but most takeout. Performing thousands…

Follow the crowd

Follow the crowd to find out where the best scene is or head for one of the usual favourites such as Frenky Bar in the centre of Zadar (where cocktails start at or Garden to enjoy the night air and state of the art sound system, lying on white couches under the stars.Los Angeles: the…