January 1st, 1849 excerpt from the diary of Charlotte Owen Harris:
Mamma, Amelia and Eliza went to church. Jack went to the election in the Township of London. We had about fifty visitors. Mr. Hay & Mr. Butler had too much wine. This is the first time anyone has called here in that state.
To learn more about Eldon House, attend the New Year's Day Levee from 1-4 pm.
Instead of the 12 days of Christmas, why not start the 12 days of New Year Resolutions? Think of 12 things that you would
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year to our many customers and friends from H. Wolf & Sons, furniture business, 265 Dundas St. (London Free Press, December 25, 1912). Other businesses located at this address over the years included Starr Co. of Canada (phonographs), London Silk Shoppe, Singer Sewing Machine Co., Downtown Delicatessen and Gift Shop and South Pacific Clothing Co. 265 Dundas Street was demolished in 1988 and is now part of the library's Rotary Reading Garden.
Maybe some of you haven't heard, but the world is ENDING this Friday! Friday, December 21st marks the end of the Mayan calendar, and many believe that this date also marks the end of the world.
There are several methods of learning a foreign language: vocabulary based, grammar focused, double translation, immersion etc. And yet teachers create their own new techniques to make language learning easier, faster and more enjoyable. Michel Thomas, called "the world greatest language master" is one of them. His method is not new but still popular and according to his advertising does not require books, taking notes or memorizing.
I first 'discovered Anne Holt when I read the Edgar nominated 1222 featuring recurring protagonist Hanne Wilhelmsen last year. Holt is a Norwegian author and started the Hanne series in 1993. Holt has worked for the Oslo P.D., as a lawyer and a journalist and news anchor as well. This extensive background has added much authenticity to this crime series.