‘The thing British people may not understand is how Cameron is being politically used. The President will use Ohio to burnish his claim in the presidential campaign that foreign policy is his strong suit. I don’t think it is, but he’s claiming that, not least because he’s got such a bad record on the economy and gas prices are going through the roof.’ … [Read more...] about Will Cameron’s visit to the United States be all basketball and PR baloney?
Jura is so peaceful. People come to get away from it all. In fact, they regret only coming for a day. The whole place is isolated and serene, there aren’t 10 people behind you when you go on walks round the bay or the island. At certain times of the year, you can see the northern lights. The Jura Hotel is the only one on the island and has amazing views, overlooking the beach and the sea. During the Jura Music Festival (21-23 September) people like to camp outside. I love the craft shops and know that people come from far and wide to buy our Jura tartan, pillows and kilts.• Doubles from £100 B&B, jurahotel.co.uk … [Read more...] about A tour of Orwell’s Jura, where he wrote 1984
We drive to nearby Llandeilo, explore the ruins of Dinefwr castle, and by the time we're making our muddy descent to the car park, the sun is setting in a brief but intense blaze. Back at Bryn Eglur, an owl is screeching. We get that heater on again, light the range and sit quietly in our simple hideaway now enveloped in darkness beneath a starry sky. … [Read more...] about Bryn Eglur, South Wales
“It’s a hard one ... but I love the PGA Tour, I love the way golf is set up right now. I certainly wouldn’t want to lose what’s been built in the last 40 or 50 years, tournaments like this. … [Read more...] about Golf: Proposed Premier Golf League to feature 48 players and 18 tournaments
Earlier, Bezuidenhout and Herbert had finished with final rounds of four-under-par 68 as they emerged from way back in the field to finish nine-under overall — two shots clear of England’s Tom Lewis, South African Dean Burmester and Spaniard Adri Arnaus. … [Read more...] about Herbert celebrates Australia Day with maiden title in Dubai