Mark Birley’s Thurloe Lodge collection for sale at Sotheby’s – Spear’s WMS

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BonusBabe – Feeling All Cooped Up In The Syrian Capital – WBUR

Feeling All Cooped Up In The Syrian Capital
WBUR
During power cuts — which are about six hours a day for the average household — some families have revived traditional games like backgammon and barjis, a centuries-old board game. But these games may be too complex for children, and they fail to

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 22:40:03 GMT
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BonusBabe – Feeling All Cooped Up In The Syrian Capital
Compared to the many war-ravaged parts of Syria, the capital Damascus is doing relatively well. But many families have taken in extra relatives and are feeling the psychological stress of too many people living under the same roof.
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:30:54 -0800
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BonusBabe – Cindy Sherman meets medieval architecture at the Gucci Museum in Florence. – The Squeeze

Cindy Sherman meets medieval architecture at the Gucci Museum in Florence.
The Squeeze
Aside from a Gucci-themed Cadillac dominating one room, the collection is perhaps surprisingly un-blingy and contains a bewildering array of Gucci products from sledges to backgammon sets, from drinking horns to surf boards. Amfitheatrof said: "Even


Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:36:57 GMT
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BonusBabe – Cruise and Maritime Voyages introduces new approach to onboard recycling – Travel Daily News International

Travel Daily News International

Cruise and Maritime Voyages introduces new approach to onboard recycling
Travel Daily News International
passengers able to ask questions. There is a full program of speakers on all types of subjects. Club Class allows passengers who enjoy bridge, backgammon, chess or other activities a chance join up with other like-minded passengers to enjoy their


Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:25:55 GMT
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BonusBabe – Chinese Insanity – PokerStars.com (blog)

PokerStars.com (blog)

Chinese Insanity
PokerStars.com (blog)
To make the game even more complex, sometimes players are using doubling cube in the Open-Face Chinese, just like in backgammon. I am not very skilfull in Open-Face Chinese, and usually I prefer to play normal Chinese poker. It has been immensely


Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:18:25 GMT
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BonusBabe – Mark Birley’s Thurloe Lodge collection for sale at Sotheby’s – Spear’s WMS

Mark Birley's Thurloe Lodge collection for sale at Sotheby's
Spear’s WMS
From works by Rossetti, Landseer and Munnings to monogrammed table silver, superb bronzes and a bespoke Hermès backgammon board, the sale reflects Mark Birley's private world -– his love of understated luxury, entertaining and his dogs. The auction


Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:26:13 GMT
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