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Louis Sixteenth Going Strong

         This is a Louis 16th sofa leg, without a ribbon around its knee.   The real thing, standing strong even though it hasn't exercised in years. What is its secret? The leg is steady on its heel and stands as straight  as the day it was carved. How many sofa legs can stand up to that claim? The hand-woven fabric has endured too. Do wonders never cease? Certainly, m any couch potatoes have planted themselves here. Next time you buy something new, ask yourse...
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Beauty of Yarmouth County

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Nova Scotia Lobster Fishing Fleet

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Wedgeport Lobster Fleet

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Extracts from my correspondence with Melbourne epidemiologist Catherine Bennett

I’m disappointed at the quality of Australia’s epidemiologists (just like I’m deeply disappointed with Australia’s economists – barely a handful who deserve any respect). Catherine Bennett has been corresponding with me briefly over the past couple of weeks. Here’s an extract. On 31 October 2021 I told her that I’d publish the operational part of […]
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Extracts from my correspondence with the Australian epidemiologist Catherine Bennett

I’m disappointed at the quality of Australia’s epidemiologists (just like I’m deeply disappointed with Australia’s economists – barely a handful who deserve any respect). Catherine Bennett has been corresponding with me briefly over the past couple of weeks. Here’s an extract. I expect more critical thinking and diligence from academics in Australia but I am […]
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Back in Facebook Jail - Guilty of Thought Crime Again

 Just an FYI to those who follow me on facebook, you won't see me posting for 30 days because of a comment I put up on a thread.  Here is what a I wrote: Most Canadians are dumb as a sack full of hammers....wearing masks when standing but taking them off when sitting down.....covid science, it's become a cult. Those wishing to follow me should add Gordie Canuck, he expresses pretty much the same content as I do.   [Author: [email protected] (Gordie Canuk)]
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HECO to increase charging stations, Honolulu pauses vax requirement for public transit, former Kauai councilman to change plea in federal case, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Electric vehicle charging station ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHawaiian Electric proposes more EV public charging stations, lower charging rates. Hawaiian Electric proposes to install and operate some 150 single-port DC fast-charging stations and 150 dual-port Level 2 charging stations at roughly 75 sites from 2023 through 2030. Star-Advertiser. Maui Now. Lottery opens for invitations to ceremonies for 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Ha...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, Howard Hughes, Roth, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, County Council, Garden Island, McCully


Best Places to Visit in Bali

Best Places to Visit in Bali November 3, 2021 Bali is an island in Indonesia that is known for its beautiful beaches, amazing landscape and gorgeous sunsets. It has become a popular tourist destination, but there are still many attractions that people don’t know about. ...
Tags: Travel, Bali, Indonesia, North America, Travel Guide, Australia Asia, Tanah Lot Temple, Mount Agung, Ubud Monkey Forest This, Kuta Beach This, AAA Team


I interviewed Dr. Muliyil yesterday- one of the best epidemiologists of the world, re: India’s covid policies

I sent out this email yesterday to a few hundred people: ==== Earlier today I interviewed Dr. Jayaprakash Muliyil, an extraordinarily accomplished epidemiologist. He is from Christian Medical College, Vellore and Chairperson of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Epidemiology, India. Sadly, like with the case with most of the world’s best epidemiologists, […]
Tags: Travel, India, Current Affairs, Public Policy, Muliyil, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Christian Medical College Vellore


Mix

A mix of photos seen while out in Paris on a beautiful day. A famous ancient place to eat. I liked the exterior of this place. Institut de France, such beautiful architecture. The end of Ile de la Cité with autumn color beginning. I liked the swan and the graffiti is pretty too. The pyramid at the Louvre looking good.
Tags: Travel, Photos, Paris, Louvre, Pyramid, Ïle de la Cité, Institut de France, Rocher de Cancale


How to pay Traffic Fines in Dubai without visiting Traffic Department

Got a parking ticket or fined for a driving law violation? You can pay your traffic fines in Dubai without visiting the traffic department, unless you have been specifically directed to come in person. How to pay Traffic Fines in Dubai Ministry of Interior website: The Ministry of Interior has a centralized federal payment system […] The post How to pay Traffic Fines in Dubai without visiting Traffic Department appeared first on Dubai Expat Blog.
Tags: Travel, Dubai, Cost Of Living, RTA, Ministry of Interior, Traffic Department, Living in Dubai, Dubai Police, Traffic Fines, Daily Dubai, mPay, Dubai Ministry of Interior


CREAMY & ADDICTIVE Blue Cheese Dip!

Dear Reader I'm going to say upfront that this creamy blue cheese dip is a pushy recipe. I really hope that you'll give it a go if you're entertaining or need something delicious to serve with crudités or crackers. Although blue cheese has as many fans as detractors this may just turn anyone into becoming a blue cheese lover and that's because of one delicious but easy ingredient!
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Oil mixed in choppy trade before U.S. inventories, OPEC+ meeting | Reuters

Oil mixed in choppy trade before U.S. inventories, OPEC+ meeting | Reuters Oil traded below $85 a barrel on Tuesday, but remained close to a three-year high in choppy trade ahead of weekly U.S. supply reports expected to show a rise in crude inventories as traders also looked toward Thursday's OPEC+ meeting.Analysts in a Reuters poll expected weekly U.S. crude inventory data to show a rise of 1.6 million barrels . Industry group the American Petroleum Institute releases the first of this week'...
Tags: Travel, Opec, Chicago, Reuters, Reuters Oil, American Petroleum Institute, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Phil Flynn, Price Futures Group, U S supply


The Dream Hollywood hotel opened an NFT art gallery in its lobby. Here's a look at what it's like.

The Dream Hollywood hotel's new NFT art exhibition is one of the first exhibits of its kind in a hospitality setting. Dream Hollywood NFTs are stored on a crypto-style blockchain but can also be displayed physically, gallery style. The Dream Hollywood hotel and The Crypt Gallery have opened a physical NFT exhibit to the public. The free event makes an effort to not only impress exhibit attendees with art but also educate them. Non-fungible tokens - or NFTs - are a new concept taking th...
Tags: Art, New York, Hollywood, London, Hotels, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Chicago, Gallery, Katy Perry, Crypto, Lindsay Lohan, Midtown, Blockchain


Delegates and activists say accommodation issues at COP26 could lead to power imbalance in the negotiation rooms

Canceled bookings and overpriced hotels have left official government representatives staying in the houses of local residents or traveling miles to reach the conference each day. Parisa Hashempour As COP26 goes ahead, delegates from developing countries have faced issues accessing accommodation. Canceled bookings and overpriced hotels have left representatives staying in the houses of local residents or traveling miles to reach the conference. Countries from the global south are those mos...
Tags: Travel, UK, Climate Change, Scotland, Trends, Sustainability, Hotel, Kenya, Un, Glasgow, South America, Airbnb, Mozambique, Malawi, Cancellations, Greater Glasgow


Man charged with assaulting American Airlines flight attendant says she 'charged at him and hit her nose against the palm of his right hand'

The defendant Brian Hsu at Denver International Airport. Mackenzie Rose/Twitter A California man charged with assaulting a flight attendant has told the FBI his side of the story. Brian Hsu said a brain injury makes him sensitive to sound and causes "mental fog." Witnesses said he punched the flight attendant midair, causing the plane to divert to Denver. A California man charged with assaulting a female American Airlines flight attendant said she came at him and "hit her nose against the ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Instagram, California, New York City, Trends, Fbi, Denver, Rhode Island, Flight Attendant, American Airlines, Reuters, Barnes, Denver International Airport, Doug Parker


Man charged with assaulting American Airlines flight attendant claims she 'charged at him and hit her nose against the palm of his right hand'

Defendant Brian Hsu at Denver International Airport Mackenzie Rose/Twitter The California man charged with assaulting a flight attendant has told the FBI his side of the story. Brian Hsu said a brain injury makes him sensitive to sound and causes a "mental fog" that impacts his thinking. Witnesses said he punched the flight attendant mid-air, causing the plane to divert to Denver. A California man charged with assaulting a female American Airlines flight attendant said she came at him and ...
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Photos show the lineup of private jets that the world's elite, including Jeff Bezos, took to the UN's climate conference in Scotland

Private jets and government aircraft in Glasgow, Scotland for the COP26 UN climate conference. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/POOL/AFP via Getty The COP26 UN climate conference kicked off in Glasgow, Scotland, with high-profile attendees. President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Jeff Bezos all arrived on private jets. Private jet travel remains a blind spot for world leaders and the wealthy when discussing climate change. Private jets owned by the world's elite have descended on ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, UK, New York, London, News, Scotland, Planes, New York City, Africa, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Rome, Washington Dc


GBR Hospitality Newsletter 2021 Q3

This newsletter provides a snapshot of the performance and outlook of the Greek hotel industry, within the broader context of the international hospitality industry as well as of Greek tourism and Greek socio-economic developments.
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Business travel spend set to reach two thirds of pre-pandemic levels by 2022, reveals new report from WTTC

Worldwide business travel spending looks set to rise by more than a quarter this year and reach two thirds of pre-pandemic levels by 2022, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
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Getaway Continues Rapid Expansion with Five New Locations Across U.S.

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Getaway, the hospitality company that offers mindful escapes to tiny cabins nestled in nature, announces the opening of five new locations and 224 new cabins in the Southeast, Northeast and Midwest by mid-2022. The company, which has seen explosive growth over the past two years, is opening new Outposts near New Orleans, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Indianapolis and a second Boston Outpost, expanding its presence in the market where Getaway was born.
Tags: Travel, Indianapolis, Brooklyn, Midwest, Boston Outpost, Southeast Northeast, New Orleans Minneapolis Kansas City


#Dubai stocks leap on plans to launch market-maker fund, IPOs | Reuters

Dubai stocks leap on plans to launch market-maker fund, IPOs | Reuters Dubai's stock market registered sharp gains on Tuesday, reaching its highest since June 2018, as the emirate laid out plans to launch a multi-billion dirham market-maker fund.Dubai's main share index (.DFMGI) jumped 4%, hitting its highest since August 2018. Most stocks on the index climbed, including blue-chip developer Emaar Properties (EMAR.DU), which added 7.6%.Dubai plans to launch a 2-billion-dirham ($545 million)...
Tags: Travel, Wam, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Reuters, Emaar, Tasi, Dubai Financial Market DFM, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Damac, Hussain Sajwani, Reuters Dubai, DFM, Al Rajhi Bank, Gulf Egypt, First Abu Dhabi Bank


Middle East airports will lose $11bln in revenues by end of 2021: ACI Asia-Pacific | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Middle East airports will lose $11bln in revenues by end of 2021: ACI Asia-Pacific | ZAWYA MENA Edition Airports in the Middle East will continue to experience significant revenue losses this year due to sustained travel restrictions and quarantine policies in some countries, according to Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific. The industry body, which represents airports in the region, estimated that revenues of aviation hubs in the Middle East could fall by approximately $11 billi...
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, Middle East, ACI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Airports Council International ACI Asia Pacific, Stefano Baronci, ACI Asia Pacific


Tiger Global Invests in Open Banking With Tarabut in Middle East - Bloomberg

Tiger Global Invests in Open Banking With Tarabut in Middle East - Bloomberg Tiger Global Management led a fundraising round for Middle East fintech firm Tarabut Gateway, adding to its series of deals involving open-banking startups around the world in the past few months. As part of a rare investment in the region for the New York-based firm, Tarabut has raised $12 million from backers that also include the Dubai International Fintech Fund, the investment vehicle of the emirate’s financial ce...
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Oil falls to $84 before U.S. inventories and OPEC+ meeting | Reuters

Oil falls to $84 before U.S. inventories and OPEC+ meeting | Reuters Oil fell further below $85 a barrel on Tuesday, but it was still not far from a three-year high in choppy trade ahead of weekly U.S. supply reports expected to show a rise in crude inventories and of Thursday's OPEC+ meeting.Analysts in a Reuters poll expect U.S. crude inventories to have increased by 1.6 million barrels . Industry group the American Petroleum Institute releases the first of this week's two supply reports at ...
Tags: Travel, Opec, Reuters, Reuters Oil, American Petroleum Institute, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Jeffrey Halley, OANDA Oil, U S supply


#Dubai Aims to List Utility DEWA at $25 Billion Valuation - Bloomberg

Dubai Aims to List Utility DEWA at $25 Billion Valuation - Bloomberg Dubai plans to sell shares in its main utility, valuing the firm at more than $25 billion in a deal that will probably be the emirate’s biggest listing, according to people familiar with the matter.Dubai Electricity & Water Authority’s initial public offering is likely to be the first of many as the government tries to revive a flagging local bourse, the people said, asking not to be identified. DEWA, as the company is known...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, DEWA, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Dubai Electricity Water Authority, Billion Valuation Bloomberg Dubai, Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid


Suburban Inns CEO Starts New Venture

Peter D. Beukema, CHA, Visionary and CEO of Suburban Inns, has decided to step down as leader of the family-owned business to start his own hospitality company. He will remain an owner of Suburban Inns.
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RMS North America Names Victor Vesnaver as Chief Operating Officer

RMS North America, a leading provider of cloud-based property management solutions to the hospitality industry, today announced that Victor Vesnaver joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer. Vesnaver will lead the company and product direction in North America, supporting its growth strategy while fostering a culture of innovation.
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Change of CEO at Dorint

Cologne/Munich - Karl-Heinz Pawliziki, CEO of the Dorint Hotel Group in Cologne, will leave the company at Christmas after seven years and take over Arabella Hospitality S.E. Munich in the role of CEO on 1 January 2022. He will be succeeded at Dorint by the previous Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jörg T. Böckeler (55) as Spokesman of the Executive Board.
Tags: Travel, Cologne, Cologne Munich, Karl Heinz Pawliziki, Dorint Hotel Group, Arabella Hospitality S E Munich, COO Jörg T Böckeler



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