Week 8: Tanneguy Archdeacon: the prodigal son and the 'accidental' school shooting

100 years ago this week: Week 8What caused a troubled teenager to kill the cook at his college, and why was the incident hushed up?Read on for the full story.Death of the cook at the institution SorbonLast February 18 in the kitchen of the institution Sorbon, the young Tanneguy Archdeacon, aged 17, killed, with a revolver, Mlle Maria Havet, the chef, through an act of carelessness.Yesterday [Author: Adam]
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Cranberry and Spinach Pie

When an American living in France  makes Spanakopita in honor of her Greek friend Annie. Though I never saw her make it and that doesn't matter.   ----------------       Two farm eggs feta cheese sliced green onions dried cranberries chopped walnuts fresh spinach garlic creme fraiche salt and pepper to taste. In a cast-iron skillet lightly brown the chopped walnuts dried cranberries garlic   When lightly browned put aside then in the hot skillet add the fresh spinach with a hint of olive oil or ...
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State edges toward vaccinating 70+, charging for hikers' rescue, $1M Honolulu homes may be classified affordable, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Daring view of Waimea Canyon, Kauai ©2021 All Hawaii News Charging illegal hikers for rescue costs considered again by Hawaii lawmakers. Renewed efforts are underway in the state Senate to allow county first-responders to charge outlaw hikers for the cost of rescuing them — and issue criminal fines as well — at a time when government spending is under stress from the fallout of COVID-19. Star-Advertiser. KHON2.Is The End In Sight? And How Will We Know It? Vaccinations are key to how soon ...
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An Evening at Inchathotty

We were racing against time and sped on the road that meandered through endless rubber plantations to Inchathotty. Though we couldn’t make it on time for the sunset, the orange hue that lingered over the horizon along with mist wrapped distant hills and lush green surroundings made a picturesque frame. It drizzled incessantly and the serene Periyar flowed without a gurgle below the popular suspension bridge at Inchathotty. We were awed by the pretty picture that nature painted, and gazed at ...
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Comment from a Melbourne dentist about the disaster caused by the Great Hysteria

FROM AN EMAIL RECEIVED TODAY (I’ve removed all identifiers) Thank you for sharing such wonderful and intelligent points in your “The great Hysteria..” book. I sincerely appreciate the time and effort taken for these actions. I have bought 15 more copies to share with friends and colleagues. I am a Melbourne dentist. I am writing to […]
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Air New Zealand to trial Covid vaccine passport on Sydney flights

Airline aims to ‘streamline health verification’ for travel as vaccinations begin Air New Zealand will trial a digital vaccine passport in April on flights between Auckland and Sydney.As vaccination begins in Australia, attention has turned to the potential resumption of international travel and how Australia could track whether potential visitors have been vaccinated. Continue reading...
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SOUL Deli, Surry Hills

Popular modern Korean restaurant SOUL Dining has just opened up a new cafe on Campbell street in Surry Hills. At SOUL Deli you'll find twists on cafe staples with an emphasis on Korean ingredients. A pile of fluffy Ottogi style hot cakes comes with Korean fried chicken while cheese toasties are filled with kim chi, pork belly and cheese and a pork loin schnitzel comes with a Korean style mushroom sauce, kim chi and rice.
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Museum of the Paranormal

AtlasObscura reports the following: The Archive of the Afterlife in Moundsville, West Virginia bills itself as the “National Museum of the Paranormal.” It’s packed with oddities that are historical, and in some cases, allegedly haunted or cursed.  You’ll find relics from the former West Virginia State Penitentiary, such as what the museum claims is the the lost execution cap to the electric chair “Old Sparky.” There are also battle-damaged artifacts from European battlefields from World War II...
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Oil jumps almost 4% as output slow to recover from Texas storms | Reuters

Oil jumps almost 4% as output slow to recover from Texas storms | Reuters Oil prices rose nearly 4% on Monday, boosted by the expected slow return of U.S. crude output after last week’s deep freeze in Texas shut in production.U.S. producers shut anywhere from 2 million to 4 million barrels per day of oil output due to cold weather in Texas and other oil producing states, and the unusually cold conditions may have damaged installations that could keep output offline longer than expected.Brent cru...
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Event Temple Announces Covid Mentorship Program To Support Industry Recovery

Event Temple is proud to announce the Event Temple Covid Mentorship Program. A program designed to support venues and hotels needing assistance as they head into recovery. The program includes 6 mentorship calls with industry-leading sales professionals plus a complimentary one year subscription to the sales and catering software.
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Seminole Hard Rock’s Online Loyalty Redemption Strategy Hits Big

Marketing to casino loyalty guests hasn't progressed much over the years. In most cases, players still wait for discounts and promotions to come in the postal mail and then phone a call center to see what kind of incentives they qualify for, whether that's a comped room, free play, or discounts on food or spa appointments.
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United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
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Expedia Cruises™ develops new suite of tools to support cruise partners during recovery.

Expedia Cruises™ has announced a new suite of tools designed to support cruise lines, franchise partners and Vacation Consultants by making their ability to search for, choose and ultimately distribute cruises easier and more seamless. The new tools also help partners identify new and evolving pockets of demand, an increasingly important requirement for the industry as it navigates recov ery this year.Positive search data in Q4 last year for cruises in 2021 signified substantial pent-up d...
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Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
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Socar Trading Head Expects Oil to Hit $80 a Barrel This Year - Bloomberg

Socar Trading Head Expects Oil to Hit $80 a Barrel This Year - Bloomberg Oil prices will hit $80 a barrel this year as demand comes roaring back and producers won’t be able to immediately respond with sufficient supply, Socar Trading SA said, joining a chorus of bullish calls on the market.Hayal Ahmadzada, Socar’s chief trading officer, said the glut of excess oil stocks that built up in 2020 in response to the pandemic will be fully drawn down by the summer. At the same time, soaring prices for...
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UK's Ordnance Survey to launch mapping app in Australia

Project aims to help outdoor enthusiasts plan walks, cycles and hikes on and off beaten pathOrdnance Survey, the UK’s national mapping agency, is eyeing an international expansion as it launches its first app in Australia.In the UK, OS Maps was first released in 2016. The free app, aimed at walkers, cyclists, and campers, lets users plot detailed walking, running and cycling routes, and also follow ones laid down by others. Continue reading...
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5 Things to Know About HSMAI Lifetime Honoree Mary Gostelow

Spend just a half-hour talking to Mary Gostelow and you'll come to understand how she's lived the life and built the career she has as a globe-trotting luxury-travel guru. She has a spirit of infectious curiosity, a need to share her latest discovery — and a lot of energy. During a recent interview with HSMAI, she answered questions while sitting at her desk and performing exercises using a therapeutic band. "Excuse me," she said cheerfully while extending her leg. "I always multitask, so...
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HSMAI Executive Briefing: Remington Hotels’ Raul Moronta

Raul Moronta, CRME, CHIA, has had a career path that closely tracks with the growth and evolution of hospitality. He started out in an on-property sales position while attending college in his native Dominican Republic, then moved to New England and took a night auditor job as he worked toward his master's degree in hotel administration. He went on to work front-office jobs at various properties, then became a director of revenue management with Starwood, overseeing two properties for two...
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GBTA Academy Announces Global Scholarship Program

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, is thrilled to announce that based on a new partnership and significant financial commitment from a global supplier partner who requests anonymity, the Association will be able to strengthen its Academy offerings and relaunch scholarships. The new scholarship program is designed to make education accessible for hundreds of members by offering financial assistance. As a result, GBTA members will...
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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hihotels by Hospitality International Reveals 2020 Award Winners

(ATLANTA, February 22, 2021) - hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new build hotels for economy lodging, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 awards. These winning properties rose above all the nominees in meeting and exceeding the company's standards of operations last year.
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The UK Prime Minister’s roadmap is a very welcome sign that good progress has been made in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and for society to start planning a return to a more ‘normal life’.

Whilst we appreciate the need to be careful about when and how the hospitality industry, and specifically the accommodation sector, reopens, we also need to make sure that no business is disadvantaged in the meantime and that we work together to make 2021 a year to make up as much of the lost ground caused by the pandemic as we can.We have four specific asks of Government:
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MIDEAST STOCKS- #Qatar index leads most of Gulf lower; Egypt rises | Nasdaq

Major stock markets in the Gulf ended lower on Monday, with Qatar falling the most, while markets in Egypt closed higher.In Qatar, the index .QSI slid 1.8%, its biggest intraday fall since April, weighed down by a 3.2% drop in petrochemical maker Industries Qatar IQCD.QA.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index .TASI eased 0.1%, with Samba Financial Group 1090.SE falling 2.3%.Meanwhile, the kingdom and Russia have differences over a potential deal among OPEC+ oil producers that could ease curbs on supply ...
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21 Things to do on Tybee Island to Make Your Vacation Perfect

There are plenty of things to do on Tybee Island from watersports to hiking and cycling. It's the perfect place for active relaxation. You can read the original article here: 21 Things to do on Tybee Island to Make Your Vacation Perfect. Monkeys and Mountains | Adventure Travel - Trekking and Hiking Tours in Europe | Mountain Hiking | Adventure Travel Blog
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Oil prices rise with storm-hit U.S. output set for slow return | Reuters

Oil prices rise with storm-hit U.S. output set for slow return | Reuters Oil prices rose on Monday as the slow return of U.S. crude output cut by frigid conditions served as a reminder of the tight supply situation, just as demand recovers from the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic.Brent crude was up 51 cents, or 0.8%, at $63.42 a barrel by 0945 GMT, after gaining nearly 1% last week. U.S. oil rose 45 cents, or 0.8%, to $59.69 a barrel, having fallen 0.4% last week.Abnormally cold weather in Texas...
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#Kuwait Is Said to Plan Drawdown From Sovereign Wealth Fund - Bloomberg

Kuwait Is Said to Plan Drawdown From Sovereign Wealth Fund - Bloomberg Kuwait’s government has submitted a draft law to parliament requesting permission to withdraw as much as 5 billion dinars ($16.5 billion) a year from the country’s sovereign wealth fund, according to two people familiar with the matter.The withdrawal request from the Future Generations Fund -- the first since the Gulf War -- is to aid in financing the country’s spiraling deficit, the people said, along with a planned debt law...
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#UAE-based Gulf Capital sells 70% stake in Turknet | ZAWYA MENA Edition

UAE-based Gulf Capital sells 70% stake in Turknet | ZAWYA MENA Edition Abu Dhabi investment firm Gulf Capital on Monday said it has successfully completed the sale of a 70 percent stake in broadband service provider Turknet.The consortium of buyers includes Celebiler Family and Re-Pie Portfoy Yonetimi A.S, the company said in a statement.Gulf Capital did not disclose the value of the transaction, but it said the sale generated a significant return for its Credit Opportunities Fund.The firm curre...
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The devious ways by which Scott Morrison is trying to make the covid vaccine mandatory

Read my book and ICC complaint about the statements made by Morrison and Andrews regarding MADNATORY vaccines. Also by Greg Hunt (plan to roll out vaccine to “all” Australians).   #LockdownCrimesAgainstHumanity Morrison said these will be as mandatory as possible and the 4 Feb 2021 guidelines clearly say that vaccines "might [read: WILL] become a […]
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Laundry day

Sometimes you just have to take advantage of a dry, sunny spring day to get some chores done. Like hanging out the laundry. Or some of it. Hanging out clothes also adds a little color to the city. Loches, May 2006. We hang laundry outside during the nice weather in spring, summer, and fall. Otherwise, we hang it indoors or use the dryer. In winter, Ken likes to stretch certain items out on the radiators to dry, taking advantage of the heat to dry them and put some humidity into the air. I don'...
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Returning to The Great Game in Venice - What are the Rules?

Line to enter Cartier-Bresson exhibit in the lobby of Palazzo Grassi - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) What is life like inside Venice, Italy these days? It depends on which section of town you go to, and at what time of day. It depends on whether you talk to someone who owns an eatery, or rows a sandola, or works in a hotel, or someone whose livelihood does not depend on the tourist industry. It depends on what your interests are. Some people think Venice has never been more beauti...
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