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Join Nic Cage and JCVD enthusiasts Rob, Simon and James as they dig into a vault of underrated movies from yesteryear to see if they are rightly shunned to the bargain buckets of Asda, or whether they do indeed deserve reconsideration. To qualify the week's film must either be classed as Rotten on RottenTomatoes.com, or officially be a box office bomb. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Beyond Our Ken (1958–1964) is a radio comedy program, the predecessor to Round the Horne (1965–1968). Both programs starred Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee, with announcer Douglas Smith. The name is a pun on Kenneth Horne's name and the (now mainly Northern English and Scots) word ken, meaning "knowledge or perception".
 
Located in a part of Cumbria that was once part of Lancashire, the River Duddon rises in the high fells of the Lake District and flows for 25 miles through varied scenery before disappearing into the sands between Millom and Barrow-in-Furness. Wordsworth’s series of sonnets, inspired by his walks along the river, were written over a period of years, but are arranged so as to follow its downward course from the fells to the sea. Part One of this reading consists of the 33 sonnets and postscri ...
 
Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: "where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?". Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.
 
North-South Collide Frequent collaborators Josh Perry and Dylan Yates host a podcast series discussing, in an amalgamated 'chalk-and-chesse' style, a variety of nonsensical gib-jab. The Podcast was started as means for Josh Perry to promote a book he wrote about his journey to Texas last year in which he blogged about College Football at Texas A&M. ‘North-South Collide’ because its a meeting of opposing northern and southern English philosophy. Josh’s book is out this summer.
 
What is the definition of "soul" ? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it is "emotional or intellectual energy or intensity". Well that certainly sums it up for me. "The Soul Explosion" is all about sharing the tunes and the music that I love with a wider audience. The aim is to cover a wide range of musical genres, from soul, boogie, modern soul, northern soul, rare groove, jazz, funk, soulful garage, gospel, jazz-funk, old skool hip-hop, motown, disco and everything in between. Wha ...
 
Swami Tattwamayananda’s class on Srimad Bhagavad Gita is held at the Vedanta Society of Northern California, San Francisco (founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1900) on Friday evenings in the First Universal Hindu Temple in the West (founded by Swami Trigunatitananda in 1905). Classes are held on Friday night at 7:30 pm. All are most welcome. The Srimad Bhagavad Gita is the most important spiritual classic of Hinduism. Swami Tattwamayananda, currently the Minister of the Vedanta Society of North ...
 
Ever had a bookshop fantasy?An accidental journey begins in a small English language bookshop and leads you through the winding backstreets of Hanoi. Evocative bite-sized vignettes about life, circuses, the streets and the people of Vietnam’s northern capital. All the while battling counterfeiting book thugs, censorship and hiding out with Imperialist-Running-Dogs. Stories from Hanoi at the start of the new millennium, Cement Factory No.9 is an ode to a country in transition, where the rules ...
 
The Gun Shop Show offers a unique insider's look at the firearms industry with host Eli Bruton, owner of Liberty Tree Guns. In each episode we discuss current events, interview guests from or affecting the gun industry, answer viewer questions, as well as showcase and review firearms, and try to have fun doing it. Recorded and streamed live from the sales floor of Liberty Tree Guns, a small gun store located in Carthage, MO.
 
Neither the name of Shakespeare nor that of Stratford appears directly in this short piece by James, and yet both are absolutely central to his plot. The story has to do with Mr. and Mrs. Gedge, tempted away from a dreary northern town library, which he runs, to become the wardens – caretakers and tour guides – of the house where the greatest writer of the English language was born, and in which he grew up. Or did he? There is, after all, a paucity of facts about His life (in James's text, t ...
 
What is the definition of "soul" ? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it is "emotional or intellectual energy or intensity". Well that certainly sums it up for me. "The Soul Explosion" is all about sharing the tunes and the music that I love with a wider audience. The aim is to cover a wide range of musical genres, from soul, boogie, modern soul, northern soul, rare groove, jazz, funk, soulful garage, gospel, jazz-funk, old skool hip-hop, motown, disco and everything in between. Wha ...
 
Chances are, no matter what team you support, you’ve been in a heated debate with a fan of your fiercest rival. TJ and Dan have had a long friendship separated by the chasm of English football team allegiances. The rivalry between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur stems back 1913 when Arsenal moved from their stadium at Plumstead to a new location at Highbury. This new location was only 4 miles away from White Heart Lane, Tottenham’s former stadium. Ever since that move, a fierce rivalry develop ...
 
Who hasn't dreamt of packing up and just leaving their daily lives behind for a while?A Newfoundland girl and her German partner have done just that! Sherrie McCarthy, an English language teacher from Newfoundland Canada, and Patrick Schweizer, an IT consultant from Sindelfingen, Germany, are doing just that. They are escaping their daily routines for three months by embarking on a motorcycle adventure with their two new best friends "Betty" and "Wilma" - two matching motorcycles. The advent ...
 
Twenty-three stories of the history of early Oregon plus an appendix: A Brief Summary Of The History Of The Old Oregon Country From Original Sources. OLD OREGON was a mighty sweep of country, and a most romantic one. From the northern border of Mexican California to near Sitka in Russian America it stretched, nearly eight hundred miles. Eastward it stretched over a country of mighty mountain … until the limits of the Oregon country, at the crest of the main range of the Rockies…. The romance ...
 
The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen, The Real Princess and a host of other wonderful tales which form so much a part of childhood are part of Andersen's Fairy Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen. This volume contains eighteen selected stories. Some of them are old familiar friends, while others maybe new to some readers, but all of them equally enchanting and enthralling. Today, these stories are known almost everywhere in the world and have been translated into hundreds of l ...
 
This is Volume 18 in the Chronicles of Canada series. The fur hunters were explorers who had blazed a trail across a continent and penetrated to the uttermost reaches of a northern empire the size of Europe. But it was fur these explorers were seeking when they pushed their canoes up the Saskatchewan, crossed the Rocky Mountains, went down the Columbia. Fur, not glory, was the quest when the dog bells went ringing over the wintry wastes from Saskatchewan to Athabaska, across the Barren Lands ...
 
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Rishikesh has been a part of the legendary "Kedarkhand" - Legends state that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana, the asura king of Lanka; and Lakshmana, his younger brother, crossed the river Ganges, using two jute ropes at the point where the present 'Lakshman Jhula' stands today. Dehra Dun said about Rishikesh, " A village or town beau…
 
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