PUBLISHED: 16:59 28 December 2018 | UPDATED: 17:29 28 December 2018 Andy Warren Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert and former Sunderland boss Chris Coleman. Picture: PA Archant ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’ charted the 2017/18 season - a campaign baring a resemblance to the situation Ipswich Town currently find themselves in. Simon Grayson started last season as Sunderland manager. Picture: PAA familiar tale‘Blinded by the Light’, ‘Rocking and Rolling’, ‘Sticking Plasters’, ‘No Guarantees’. The titles of some of ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’s’ eight episodes tell much of the story.But the narrative of Sunderland’s 2017/18 season bares a striking resemblance to what the Blues are going through right now.- New beginnings - Sunderland’s relegation/life after Mick McCarthy at Ipswich - under new managers in Simon Grayson and Paul Hurst. Both men speak of changing cultures … [Read more...] about What Ipswich Town can take from Netflix documentary ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’
Every man dies alone
BACKPACKING solo is a well-documented rite of passage for scores of young adults who are seeing the world for the first time. If you're lucky enough to have the time and money, the thrill of meeting new people and sampling unknown sights can be an unforgettable experience. Is backpacking safe? Hundreds of thousands of people of all ages, many on pre or post university Gap Years, don their backpacks every year and head off around the world. Data by Hitwise, the UK’s largest online behavioural research tool, shows there was a 143 per cent increase in "solo travel" searches over the past three years. Hotel booking sites have reported similar trends with hotelscan.com giving a 170 per cent increase in the last 12 months for those looking to book a room themselves. But, as the case of tragic backpacker Grace Millane shows, even "safe" destinations such as New Zealand can be dangerous for lone travellers. While more women than ever are travelling on their own, occasional … [Read more...] about Is solo backpacking safe, should you go hiking alone in foreign countries and what are some tips for travellers?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Renée Graham Globe Columnist November 27, 2018 In the Old Testament, Proverbs 16:18 warns, “Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.” Haughty pride caused John Allen Chau’s destruction and fall. He’s the young man from Washington state who decided that what a small tribe on a remote island needed was his personally delivered taste of that ol’ time religion. What he found was an early grave.Chau didn’t die from the tribesmen’s arrows. He was killed by his own arrogance. Advertisement A self-styled Christian missionary, Chau tried to foist his presence and beliefs on the Sentinelese tribe. For centuries they have lived on North Sentinel Island, part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, hundreds of miles off the southeastern coast of India. Their lives are untouched by even a hint of modernity, … [Read more...] about Missionary didn’t die from tribesmen’s arrows. He was killed by his own arrogance
opinion Adam Graham Detroit News Film Critic Published 7:13 PM EST Nov 29, 2018 Christmas movies come in all shapes and genres. There are Christmas comedies, Christmas dramas, Christmas action movies, even Christmas slasher films. (It takes a true Grinch to throw on "Silent Night, Deadly Night" at the holidays.) But not all Christmas movies revolve around Christmas. Some of the season's best are all about the build-up to Dec. 25, while others use the holidays as a festive backdrop to the main story they're telling. What are the best movies to watch at the holidays, assuming you've worn out your copy of "A Christmas Story?" Here are some of the season's most merry selections, from movies centered on Christmas to flicks that are emboldened by the yuletide spirit. "Love, Actually": The ultimate romantic comedy is also the ultimate holiday film. An ensemble cast — Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Keira Knightley and Emma … [Read more...] about From ‘Elf’ to ‘Die Hard,’ Christmas films for all types
Adam Geller, Allen G. Breed and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press Updated 9:17 pm PDT, Monday, October 29, 2018 Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. less Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a ... more Photo: Matt Rourke, AP Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation stands across the street from the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Tree of Life shooting suspect Robert Gregory Bowers is expected to appear in federal court Monday. Authorities say he … [Read more...] about ‘I’m going to die:’ Survivors relive horrors at Tree of Life