Category Archives: Chimney sweeps

The pioneering humanist by Michel Cresp

For 12 years, from 1850 to 1861, Charles Negro lived at 21 quai Bourbon in Paris. At the time, Île Saint-Louis was not today’s upscale neighborhood. The 17th century mansions are certainly present there, but also craftsmen, artists’ studios – Honoré Daumier is next to 9 quai d’Anjou – and even factories, a laundromat … […]

Some of the highlights of the Ulverston Dickensian Festival in 2006

The great-great-grandson of famous Victorian author Charles Dickens gave his stamp of approval to the Dickensian Christmas festival in Ulverston in 2006. Gerald Dickens was the VIP guest at the Evening Mail sponsored festival this weekend. Mr. Dickens has given readings in downtown pubs, cafes and bookstores. He also gave his solo presentation of A […]

New Zealand border backflip prompts Kiwis in Australia to fund court challenge over hotel quarantine requirement

Anger at the New Zealand border backflip is boiling, with expatriate Kiwis funding a lawsuit against Jacinda Ardern’s government. Authorities had planned to allow fully vaccinated Australia-based Kiwis to bypass quarantine from Jan. 17, but on Tuesday they put that plan into action. New Zealand will instead continue to require all citizens to complete the […]

Surrey chimney sweeps in court accused of planting dead birds in houses to defraud customers

Two chimney sweeps who allegedly planted dead birds in the chimneys to instruct the owners to remove them appeared in court. Martin Price, 59, and Luke Price, 33, are both accused of conspiring to defraud clients who booked chimney sweeping services between July 2017 and April 2019 by charging them for removing dead birds and […]

Drug addict to deputy: “I’ll put your shoes on.” | News

MADISON – A Norfolk man was escorted out of the courtroom Thursday morning after displaying heinous behavior and testing positive for an assortment of drugs. Ronald Zephier, 18, was due on Thursday for a conviction for possession of methamphetamine. But Zephier, who passed a drug test before his hearing, entered the courtroom in a mad […]

Man Sentenced to Prison for Strangulation and Drug Charges | News

MADISON – A Norfolk man who was convicted of five felonies and one misdemeanor earlier this year will spend at least 3 years in jail. Devin Delgado, 26, was sentenced Thursday to 6 years in prison by Judge James Kube following convictions resulting from what a prosecutor has called a “spree of crime” over the […]

A Complete Guide to All of the Best Festive Offers at Resorts World Sentosa

We won’t be having a White Christmas here anytime soon, but Resorts World Sentosa wants to bring the same out of the ordinary enchantment to your holiday season this year. This Christmas, the upscale vacation resort has curated a whole list of attractive offers and pampering stays so that guests can enjoy a well-deserved vacation […]

Letter to Santa Claus written 60 years ago found hidden in a fireplace – CVBJ

A letter written to Santa Claus ask for gifts for a child It was discovered after being stuck in a chimney for 60 years. The handwritten and signed Christmas message was found by a chimney sweep company in Worksop, a town in the north of England, about 150 miles from London. The company posted the […]