PUBLISHED: 14:00 08 December 2018 | UPDATED: 14:08 08 December 2018 Rowan Mantell Danielle Steel Picture: Brigitte Lacombe Brigitte Lacombe Danielle Steel falls in love with Norfolk town (without even visiting it) and makes it the star of her latest novel Danielle Steel's Beachamp Hall is set in Burnham Market Picture: MacmillanMillions of fiction fans around the globe will be cosying up with a book to enjoy a merry Norfolk Christmas, writes Rowan MantellThe latest book by the world’s bestselling living novelist, Danielle Steel, is set in beautiful Burnham Market.Norfolk people, and generations of visitors including the Royals, have long known that the county is ideal for a cosy country Christmas. This year millions more people will be able to share in the joy – by reading the latest novel by American writer Danielle Steel. The 71-year-old mother-of-seven is the best selling author in the world, and the fourth bestselling fiction writer of … [Read more...] about World’s bestselling author sets new book in Norfolk
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PUBLISHED: 12:19 26 June 2009 | UPDATED: 16:17 07 September 2010 FREMANTLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 15: Ray Davies performs on stage during day one of the 5th annual West Coast Blues n Roots Festival in Esplanade Park on March 15, 2008 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images) 2008 Getty Images RAY DAVIES is one of the most enduring music stars ever to emerge on either side of the Atlantic and his early songs mark him out as the godfather of rock n pop. And on Saturday June 27, lead singer and songwriter of The Kinks will play the opening night RAY DAVIES is one of the most enduring music stars ever to emerge on either side of the Atlantic and his early songs mark him out as the godfather of rock'n'pop.And on Saturday June 27, lead singer and songwriter of The Kinks will play the opening night of this year's Kenwood Concerts - marking his debut at the Hampstead Heath series.While fans will be familiar … [Read more...] about RAY DAVIES: Looking forward to Kenwood
Gallery PUBLISHED: 09:39 07 November 2018 | UPDATED: 09:43 07 November 2018 The Queen leaves a Christmas morning service at Sandringham's St Mary Magdalene church. Picture: Paul John Bayfield PAUL JOHN BAYFIELD They have been places of worship and community for centuries, and now East Anglia’s historic churches have been recognised as some of country’s most fascinating places to visit. A study by the National Churches Trust rated more than 2,000 British churches, picking out the best tourist drawcards factoring in their interiors, stained-glass windows, churchyards, atmosphere, wildlife, monuments and social history. Norfolk’s churches were found to have the highest percentage (96pc) of stunning interiors, meaning virtually all of them boast highlights like embroidered altar cloths, sculptures, wood and stone carvings as well as ancient and modern wall and ceiling paintings. Nelson’s County was also lauded as the place with the most churches … [Read more...] about How many of these 12 fascinating East Anglian churches have you been to?
By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Published 1:43 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Nick Stella, who faces incumbent Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois) in the midterms, recently ran an ad attacking his opponent. The ad features an image of a small, coastal village in England. Nick Stella, who faces incumbent Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois) in the midterms, recently ran an ad attacking his opponent. The ad features an image of a small, coastal village in England. Photo: Stella For Congress/Facebook A pub in Jaywick, Essex, England. A pub in Jaywick, Essex, England. Photo: UniversalImagesGroup/UIG Via Getty Images It’s midterm election season, and there’s a lot to keep track of. Here’s what you need to know. It’s midterm election season, and there’s a lot to keep track of. Here’s what you need to know. … [Read more...] about GOP campaign ad attacks Nancy Pelosi and, unintentionally, a blighted UK village
Julia Roberts built her career starring in some of the most enduring romantic comedies of the modern film era. However, fans shouldn't hold their breath when it comes to seeing her starring in any in the future.ET's Keltie Knight spoke with Roberts in Los Angeles on Sunday, where the Oscar winner was promoting her upcoming drama thriller series Homecoming, and she admitted that she feels she's had too much life experience to convincingly star in a rom-com at this point."Unless we [play] the parents of the people that are rom-com-ing," Roberts, 50, explained.While the actress has iconic rom-coms like Pretty Woman, My Best Friend's Wedding and Notting Hill on her impressive list of credits, her most recent role in the genre came in Garry Marshall's 2016 ensemble Mother's Day, where her storyline didn't focus on romantic love, but instead followed her journey as a mother reconnecting with her child. 80 PHOTOS Julia Roberts' Style Through the Years See Gallery Julia Roberts' Style … [Read more...] about Here’s why Julia Roberts said that she shouldn’t star in rom-coms anymore