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2011-12-27 21:15:00

For the first countdown event of the London 2012 Festival partygoers at Edinburgh´s Hogmanay will receive a special digital extra to add to their celebrations. (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 For the first countdown event of the London 2012 Festival partygoers at Edinburgh´s Hogmanay will receive a special digital extra to add to their celebrations. Edinburgh´s Hogmanay is using @thistimeofyear to bring a piece of London 2012 Festival art to Scotland´s capital to mark the...

2008-08-19 15:00:57

By Tin Cornwell EVENTS supremo Peter Irvine celebrated his birthday in the woods above Tyninghame Beach at the weekend. The invitations said simply A Summer Party, with no indication of whose, and the discreet signs to the East Lothian beach path read, cryptically, 21:48. That was the time at which the August full moon rose. There was a studied casualness to the affair. Burning torches lit the beach path, but it was bring-your-own-bottle, with chairs arranged around marquees and a dance...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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