Island of lost souls
Palm Island's breeze-block ... A cigarette butt is tucked behind one boy's ear. When he manages to light it, the three share the stub. 'Miss, what song you like?' he asks. They like Eminem, Usher and Destiny's Child. Michael Jackson is 'Sharpnose'.
The Frozen Chosen
ASIDE from geography, Sitka, a boomerang-shaped island in the southeastern panhandle of Alaska, has very little in common with the imaginary city named Sitka conjured up by Michael Chabon in his latest book, “The Yiddish ... Door, a coffee shop behind ...
One calf did it
It touches the hearts of millions ... Several flashing police cars chased behind the frightened four- month-old calf. Stunned pedestrians were watching the drama with bated breath. Calf dashed on hitting its head on car doors. All felt sorry for the ...
Ken Hollings on 'Welcome To Mars'
In 1947 Levittown opened its doors in Long Island – the first model for large-scale suburban ... Running through 1950s is the recurring myth that we are in fact the real Martians: it is our destiny to colonize Mars and become its real inhabitants or ...
Windswept, remote...who would want to live in the Falkland Islands?
A plan was under way, spearheaded by the Foreign Office, to go behind the Falklanders' back and cut a deal ... Argentina's almost divine right to 'recover' sovereignty over the barren islands next door. But they did not bet on Mrs Thatcher sending in ...