With its leather-backed armchairs and hushed rooms, it is all a far cry from the young Princes' more familiar hangouts such as Boujis and Mahiki, where their capacity for exotic cocktails is matched only by the kind of behaviour that is most certainly frowned on at the Turf. No, our members come to enjoy a decent glass of wine and a good lunch or dinner. We're just like a little hotel.' Last night, friends of the Princes were wondering if their decision to take up the offer of honorary membership was an ingenious way of falling into line with the Queen's edict for royals to adopt a lower-profile social life during the recession without completely giving up their love of clubs.
'We're a very dyed-in-the-wool old-fashioned,' says club secretary Lt Col Oliver Breakwell, who is sure the boys will find things to their liking at Carlton House Terrace, where the Turf is situated. Turf members were informed about their new recruits by letter this week.
My latest project ‘Spark of Life’ is a lamp that works on electro active bacteria.
First you studied biology and after you applied at the Design Academy Eindhoven. Actually, I never wanted to become an artist like many of my friends did, but when I discovered that through design you could make so called "applied arts" I knew that that was what I wanted to do because I love to do or create something for others.
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Genetic evidence indicates the red deer as traditionally defined is a species group, rather than a single species, although it remains disputed as to exactly how many species the group includes.
Port Manteaux churns out silly new words when you feed it an idea or two.
Enter a word (or two) above and you'll get back a bunch of portmanteaux created by jamming together words that are conceptually related to your inputs.
When I graduated my project ‘Ambio’ gave me a flying start: it was exhibited, awarded and published internationally.
‘Ambio’ is a lamp that works on bioluminescent bacteria from the skin of an octopus.