Radio – BBC Sounds New podcasts, exclusive music mixes and classic BBC comedy and drama now available

BBC Sounds to transform what you hear with exclusive music mixes, radio and new podcasts Date: 30.10.2018     Last updated: 31.10.2018 at 13.41 Category: Podcast; BBC Sounds; Radio The BBC has launched BBC Sounds, bringing together 80,000 hours of unmissable music, radio and podcasts, available live and on-demand in a personalised single app and website. Twenty new podcasts available on…

SA Books – Fables Bookshop closes its doors

  FABLES BOOKSHOP Africana & collectable rare books 119 High Street, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa.  Telephone / Facsimile:  +27-(0)46-636-1525  (shop hours) Located at: 33.31126 S, 26.52428 E   Fables have ceased trading from their shop in Grahamstown as of the end of October 2018, and will soon cease occupation of those premises. We have removed our online listings…

Food and Drink – Consumers, 1, Coca-Cola, 0

One would think that after Coca-Cola’s debacle in April 1985, when the company replaced its original-formula Coke with ‘New Coke (or Coke II), it would have learned the lesson not to tamper with (as Wikipedia puts it) ‘a well-established and successful brand’. But no, in keeping with Proverbs 26:11, Coca-Cola (in the form of Schweppes Zimbabwe…

Bookseller Briefing 42/18 – week ending 19 October

  ‘Milkman’ by Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize with her novel Milkman (Faber & Faber), a book about the sexual harassment of a young woman, commended by the judges for its “distinctive voice” and for being at once “particular and brilliantly universal”. Burns…