Best books on headmasters: Author Patricia Nicol recommends tomes featuring school leadership

Every weekday morning, she has emailed an assembly letter, containing a link to a piece of music that has inspired her (Vivaldi’s Spring, Beethoven’s Pastorale, Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush’s Don’t Give Up, The Beatles’ Here Comes The Sun) and a beautifully-written Thought For The Day.

Redhead By the Side of the Road review – another gem from Anne Tyler

Meanwhile, managing to misread his teenage guest with equal aplomb – “he had handled this all wrong, he realised. But even given a second chance, he wasn’t sure what he’d do differently” – Micah sends him packing. Alone again – and uneasily aware of the “nagging ache in the hollow of his chest” – he […]

Hyderabad techie develops app to help achieve social distancing during grocery runs

HYDERABAD: With Union and state governments stressing on the need for social distancing to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, a city-based techie has now developed an app to enable social distancing. The web-based application developed by Vijayanand Reddy, will help citizens practise social distancing at grocery stores, vegetable markets and super bazaars. Using the app, people […]

Apps, consumption upgrade create $142b market for used goods

“I usually buy and sell baby accessories and electronic products on Idle Fish,” said Yang Xia, a mother of two. “Kids grow so fast, leaving many toys and clothing unused, but they are too new to be abandoned. Through Idle Fish, that stuff can reach new owners, while sellers can also get some money. It’s […]

Start your Monday smart: Pandemic, stay home, equal pay, US census, culture online

“Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears”: This feature film continues the story of “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries,” which aired for three seasons and is one of the most popular Australian series worldwide. Essie Davis returns in her role as the seductive, slinky and risk-taking 1920s-era Melbourne detective Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher. In this film, […]

Commitment analysis: New Notre Dame pledge David Abiara

Evaluation notes: Abiara’s size and frame potential are the first traits about him that jump out from his overall athletic profile. In the 6-foot-3 to 6-foot-4, 240- to 250-pound range, Abiara owns a build that will allow Notre Dame to determine what role he fits best based on his physical development. Abiara possesses the frame […]

‘Treated worse than criminals’: Australian arrivals put into quarantine lament conditions

“We’ve been drawing pictures with him and trying to stop him drawing on the hotel walls. I really think, like, my husband and I can survive two weeks inside and obviously so many people have it so much worse, but life with a toddler you can’t take outside is not going to be great. I […]

Coronavirus Hit To Temecula’s $1 Billion Tourism Industry

“America is resilient, and I think what President Trump said about the cure being worse than the disease shows that he knows this can’t go on for four to six months,” Wilson said. “You’d have sheer panic in the streets, and the country would go crazy. Trump is smart enough to see that. He’s a […]

Brandon Campbell commits to the USC Trojans

The following is the 247Sports scouting report on Campbell: “Typical running back build with above average bulk relative to average height. Not the frame of a big back but enough space to get to 200-plus with relative ease. Athletic playmaker with impressive verified speed and agility (4.58 40, 4.07 shuttle). Shows good burst when he […]

How to protect yourself from coronavirus health scams

Such a situation gives a golden chance to scammers and tricksters to capitalize on the situation. With several fake products and claims of coronavirus cure in the market, it is the innocent consumers who often fall prey to these scammers. Here are a few ways which you must keep in mind to protect yourself from […]