Pictured here is royal harpist Claire Jones, along with her harp. Claire Jones is from Crymych, which--for those of you who aren't in the know-- is a small village of around 400 inhabitants in the north of Pembrokeshire, Wales. She became the official harpist to the Prince of Wales in 2007-- ... More >>
Aaron Lynette, Toronto StarDarren McGrady, Expat Yorkshire Pudding ExpertDarren McGrady's résumé reads pretty much like your average private chef's story. He earned a culinary arts degree and trained in a top restaurant kitchen (Savoy Hotel, London) before hitting the private sector -- and ... More >>
Daily Mail The Royal Family's 20th Century Party Portrait With McGradyIn the first part of our interview with Darren McGrady, former private chef for the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh and later Princess Diana, the chef was sharing why he turned down a job as Prince Charles' chef (Camilla), as w ... More >>
BY MARK DERY
The British novelist J.G. Ballard, author of Crash, Empire of the Sun, and Miracles of Life, among other books, died Sunday, April 19, after a protracted battle with prostate cancer.
Ballard is gone, wheels-up from the abandoned airstrip of our imaginations, but his coiled brillian ... More >>