This week’s new tracks: Glowie, Joel Corry and Jax Jones, Tendai | Pop and rock

[ad_1] Glowie Throwback This delirious marching band workout feels beamed in from a pre-algorithm era. The relentless pace – think Lose My Breath by Destiny’s Child covered by Britney – is best described as “full Lycra chafe”, while the scattergun lyrics eschew slick self-empowerment in favour of chunky slabs of bravado. Dig out those bedazzled, … Read more

I served with the Nato mission in Afghanistan – it was a bloated mess | Anonymous

[ad_1] The images plastered across our screens in recent days of Afghan civilians at Hamid Karzai airport desperately trying to flee the country, as well as the bombing on Thursday, have been heartbreaking. And, for me, slightly surreal. I lived in that airport while serving as a soldier in the British army. Watching the scenes … Read more

Hiro obituary | Fashion photography

[ad_1] The biggest surprise in pictures by the photographer Hiro from the 1960s and 70s isn’t their unprecedented imagery, but that those images were hand-crafted from photography’s primary elements. He used light adjusted to the millimetre, especially to cast famous faces into shadow; calibrated shutter speed to the millisecond; and employed colour filters, multiple exposures … Read more

Why we need a Department of the Future | Kim Heacox

[ad_1] Shortly before he died in 2007, the celebrated American novelist, iconoclast and second world war veteran Kurt Vonnegut gave a final interview. “My country is in ruins,” he said. “I’m a fish in a poisoned fishbowl.” Vonnegut was 84, and sounded razor sharp as he spoke about inequality and political shortsightedness, adding that in … Read more

‘It’s only going to get worse’: mask war in Arizona schools ramps up as Covid cases soar | Arizona

[ad_1] Sherry Dorathy has long lived in Miami, Arizona, a small, once prosperous copper mining town tucked behind rugged hills and wind-carved rock formations. A former special education teacher, she’s now the gentle-voiced superintendent of the Miami Unified school district 40. The district, like at least 13 others in the Grand Canyon state, requires students … Read more

England v India: third Test, day three – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 11.11am BST 11:11 WICKET! England 431-9 (Overton LBW b Shami 32) This is only Overton’s fifth Test but he has already played some decent innings. He helped England past their lowest Test score at Auckland in 2018 and almost stopped Australia regaining the Ashes at Old Trafford two years ago. Oh and by the … Read more

AFL 2021 finals week one: Port Adelaide v Geelong Cats – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 10.24am BST 10:24 While we’re on the Geelong legends love-in, Joel Selwood matches Corey Enright for the most games played as a Cat tonight. And if the Victorians win, it will be the 200th time Selwood and Hawkins have sung the team song in triumph together. Geelong Cats (@GeelongCats) The equal second most finals … Read more

Weekend countdown: Europa draws, Premier League team news and transfers – live! | Football

[ad_1] Weekend countdown: Europa draws, Premier League team news and transfers – live! | Football | The Guardian Skip to main content [ad_2] Source link

UK toy chain warns of reduced choice at Christmas because of supply disruption | Retail industry

[ad_1] There will be a reduced choice of toys in stores this Christmas, and prices are expected to rise by 10% over 18 months because of supply chain disruption, labour shortages and higher transport costs, the chairman of the retailer The Entertainer has warned. Gary Grant, the founder of the family-run toy store chain, which … Read more

Writers notes: the record label remixing novels into music | Books

[ad_1] Last year, Taylor Swift’s album Evermore featured two prominent nods to literature: the Rebecca-inspired Tolerate It, and Happiness, a breakup song which references F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. After the news that Dolly Parton’s debut novel is to be released alongside her new album, it seems that fiction-inspired music is having its moment. … Read more