PUBLISHED: 16:42 22 September 2019 | UPDATED: 16:49 22 September 2019 The new Knebworth Watch app shows how Knebworth House might have looked during different periods in history. This picture of the house is from July 2019. Picture: Alan Davies Alan Davies A new virtual reality app has been launched showing how Knebworth House might have looked in different periods of time. Knebworth Watch app. Picture: Knebworth HouseWhen visiting Knebworth House, Park and Gardens next season, visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the interactive app 'Knebworth Watch', which shows the view from the top of Knebworth's Watchman's Tower. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, and using information from the Knebworth House archive, the virtual reality app takes the user on a journey through history.It shows what Knebworth House and Park may have looked like in Anglo-Saxon, Norman, Tudor and Victorian times, up to the modern day.The 'Knebworth Watch' app has been funded … [Read more...] about New interactive app shows Knebworth House through the ages
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Ngoc An, who works at a bank office in Son Tra District in the central city of Da Nang, is busier than ever during these last days of the lunar year, thanks to a huge number of financial reviews she is tasked with doing. At work, An is ‘tied up’ with her computer, and at home, she could not afford preparing lunch to eat at the office as she just runs out of time and energy for shopping, cooking, and cleaning. There are not many restaurants around her bank, and sometimes having lunch just slipped her mind. Thanks to a colleague’s suggestion, An discovered a place selling delicious meals through a food delivery app. Now with just a few steps on her smartphone, An is able to enjoy a nutritious and affordable lunch every day. "Every afternoon, my colleagues would turn to the app to look for promotions and order the food they want,” An said. Ngoc An is only one of an increasing number of customers in Vietnam’s food delivery market. For many people, ordering … [Read more...] about Business GrabFood expansion in Vietnam brings joy, but not to everyone Goodbye, again: Vietnam’s reburials send souls on final journey
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Business | Gin’s Journey in Britain, From ‘Mother’s Ruin’ to a Hipster Drink Supported by Sales of the British standby have soared with the rise of the country’s food culture. Now, distillers keen to avoid market saturation are in search of a global cocktail crowd. ByAmie Tsang Jan. 13, 2019 LONDON — Ever since European apothecaries began distilling gin and selling it as a cure-all in the 16th century, the juniper-flavored liquor has been revered as a medicine, vilified for fueling public Now, it is stirring up a specialized tourist trade in the homeland of London dry gin thanks in part to entrepreneurial bottling and branding. After surging for a decade, gin sales in Britain reached nearly 2 billion pounds, or about $2.6 billion, in Britain through last fall, compared with … [Read more...] about Gin’s Journey in Britain, From ‘Mother’s Ruin’ to a Hipster Drink
It’s challenging to keep a New Year’s resolution. Most don’t even make it to February. But we found six people who want to beat the odds. Mary Jo Dircks and Katharine Barr are cousins who want to continue to lose weight and live healthier and more active lives; Brittany Hall is preparing for her professional bodybuilding debut in May. Jason Bryan is learning Hebrew before a trip to Israel. Missy Montgomery is creating a family cookbook, and Stephanie Schempp is going to buy one plant every month. We’ll check in with the six resolution makers occasionally in 2019 and check on their progress. Mary Jo Dircks: To continue losing weight Regardless of whether a New Year’s resolution is made, a new year is a natural time to pause and reflect. It was a year ago that Mary Jo Dircks of Apple Valley found herself doing just that for a number of reasons — including the number on the scale. “I am 56 years old,” says Dircks. “I have been heavy … [Read more...] about Six local folks set goals for 2019. We follow their journeys.
PUBLISHED: 05:30 10 January 2019 Jessica Hill Shout About Suffolk's Paddy Bishopp and Toby Durrant Archant Three successful Suffolk businessmen who want to give back to their community are launching a start up lab to nurture the next generation of Suffolk entrepreneurs - and with a bit of luck, even to grow the county’s first ‘unicorn’. The three-year programme, Shout About Suffolk, is being funded by Richard Croft, the chief executive of M7 Plus, a £7bn plus commercial property hedge fund who believes that with Brexit around the corner, the need to support fledgling start ups in his home county has never been greater. Two accomplished Suffolk entrepreneurs - Paddy Bishopp, who is most well known for being the co-founder of Paddy & Scott’s, and Toby Durrant, who co-founded 3Power Energy Group, are giving up their time to manage the project.“Our motives are not financial,” says Mr Bishopp, who sold his stake in … [Read more...] about New venture is looking for the next generation of aspiring entrepreneurs in Suffolk