Video Games are BornMost 1970’s toys were less sophisticated electronically than many of the toys today. We had stereos. It often started with simple turn tables with attached speakers. But are we barking up the wrong tree in thinking that the barber’s cat is a moggy? One commentator has noted that a barber’s cat was a bottle of water with a pump which when operated by the barber sprayed water finely over the hair of his customer. I recall them but never knew them by that name and, of course, they operate by wind and water. But Joyce was clearly thinking of a cat and other phrases in which the barber’s cat appears as poor as a barber’s cat to describe someone who was painfully thin and starving and as conceited as a barber’s cat to paint the picture of someone who fancies themselves tend to suggest that we are thinking of felis catus here..
His words:’The whole world seems to be going a little crazy over this beautiful girl [Dree Hemingway] with a famous grandad right now and judging by her versatilty in the editorials she keeps popping up in, I can see why. I think this girl might just have a good shelf life let’s watch this space!’Nothing short of an online fashion sensation and best friends with international fashion giants Marc Jacobs and Anna Dello Russo, Bryan Boy is never seen without shades and some fabulously over sized bags (sent by some fashion house, naturally). You’ll spot him sitting comfortably next to American Vogue editor Anna Wintour and reporting, laptop in hand, from international fashion weeks and events, 365 days a year.
22 that “six loaded wagons went over James River, on the ice, from Warwick to the opposite shore.” The same edition reported some “persons who ventured upon the ice” and brought ashore “a great many goods” from two small ships that later sank. Two other boats were grounded near Mulberry Island, and a privateer sank off Jamestown.Heavy snows added to the misery of January 1857, when the Chesapeake Bay was frozen for a mile and a half out from the shoreline. One man from Nansemond County reportedly walked on the ice to dine with the captain of an ice bound steamer off Craney Island.The Elizabeth River froze over, and, according to The Southern Argus, “belles and beaux, husbands and wives, parents and children all crowded the thoroughfare on the ice between Norfolk and Portsmouth.” One enterprising barkeeper set up a refreshment stand halfway across and sold mint juleps.The winter of 1917 18 was so severe that blizzards blocked coal trains to Newport News, and fuel had to be rationed by the bushel basket.