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That Gormandizer Man: How London buses are numbered - TfL come up trumps! I tweeted yesterday that I'd received the most interesting email I'd ever been sent. I think that's still true. As a Planner, I'm supposed to be interested in everything. Well, regardless of whether I should or shouldn't be interested in everything, I am. It's just the person I am. When I don't fully understand something, I try and find the answer or some context to the subject. Last week I was waiting for the bus and wondered why they are numbered as they are, and why some have letters in front of a number. I emailed the following note to TfL: I just have a simple question that I'm hoping you can explain to me. I'm just wondering can you explain the number system to me please? Thanks Well, yesterday I received this response. We appreciate the importance of route numbers to London's bus passengers. The numbering of London's bus routes has evolved slowly since the earliest days of regular bus operation in the capital. How interesting is that!?

Top 9 Wild Flower Watching Spots in South Africa The months of August and September are the perfect months to see wild flowers in South Africa . The Western and Northern Cape are the regions to go for. Here are my top 9 flower watching spots: 1. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens . 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. CULTURE MUSICALE • Une baguette pour changer le monde | Courrier Le jeune chef d’orchestre Vénézuélien, Gustavo Dudamel, est le nouveau visage d’El Sistema, une méthode d’enseignement de la musique à destination des plus pauvres. Ceux qui croient que les chanteuses d’opéra ­doivent être grosses, les pianistes romantiques et les chefs d’orchestre irascibles, despotiques et dépourvus de sens de l’humour, ceux-là resteraient sans voix face à la personnalité du Vénézuélien Gustavo Dudamel. Voilà un maestro qui ne se prend pas au sérieux. Il est capable de soulever une salle entière pour faire danser le mambo aux spectateurs. Il a hérité de son père Oscar, qui fut tromboniste dans plusieurs orchestres latinos du Venezuela, un côté chaleureux et piquant. Pour Gustavo, si la musique est avant tout émotion et gaieté, elle doit aussi servir à changer le monde. Gustavo Dudamel vient d’un pays du Sud, le Venezuela, où depuis plus de trente ans l’art et la musique sont devenus des armes de développement social. Gustavo Dudamel est le nouveau visage du projet.

24 hours in Cape Town by Simon Richmond· It’s 65km from Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront (the city’s most visited attraction) to the wind-whipped tip of the peninsula in the Cape Of Good Hope Nature Reserve, past majestic Table Mountain, golden beaches, charming fishing villages, verdant vineyards and a colony of super cute African penguins at Boulders. Clearly, a day isn’t nearly enough to enjoy everything that this beautiful, creative city has to offer but the following itinerary will help you make the most of those 24 hours. Pin this image Table Mountain Cableway, Cape Town. Image by George Fox ES / CC BY-SA 2.0 Morning 8am: Skip the line at the kiosk by advance printing a web-ticket for the Table Mountain Cableway.The revolving car provides 360 degree views as you ascend this mesmerising 60-million-year-old mountain. At the adjacent South African National Gallery (Government Ave) there are always interesting exhibitions. Pin this image The colourful houses of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town. Afternoon Evening

The Elizabethan Insult Sirrah. Contrary to popular belief this word does not substitute for "sir". Remember that this word is considered an insult and only used to redress bad children, lazy servants, or downright rogues. E.g. "Sirrah, by my maidenhead I do not believe a single word that you have professed to be true. You are a rogue and scoundrel. Fellow. Many people have seen this in some shape or form or another. In order to use this insult generator choose one word from each column and combine them using "Thou art a(n)..." "Thou art a churlish, dismal-dreaming fustilarian." If you wish to make a longer, more interesting insult you could choose more than one word from columns one and two and combine them. "Thou art an artless, crook-pated, fawning, mewling, elf-skinned puttock." Feel free to add your own adjectives to the list as you get more comfortable with the process. Romeo: Lady, by yonder blessed moon I vow That tips with silver all these fruit tree tops Romeo: What shall I swear by?

NATATION • Le grand âge n’est pas une noyade | Courrier internat Championne de natation à 97 ans ? C’est possible, comme en témoigne l’histoire de Bernarda, une arrière-grand-mère espagnole qui repousse les limites de l’âge en nageant, raconte El País Semanal. Repères Alors que les statisticiens, au début du XXe siècle, tablaient sur une longévité maximale de 64 ans, il existe aujourd’hui dans le monde quelque 200 000 personnes ayant dépassé les 110 ans. “Petit à petit, je me suis retrouvée toute seul. Championne d’Europe 200 mètres, 100 mètres et 50 mètres dos. Née dans la province de Las Palmas aux Canaries en 1912, Bernarda Angulo détient deux records mondiaux de natation dans la catégorie des 95 à 99 ans : 400 mètres dos en bassin de 25 mètres et 400 mètres libres en bassin de 50 mètres. Depuis plus de cinquante ans, elle habite un quartier modeste de Las Palmas, au troisième étage d’un immeuble sans ascenseur. “Je nage mieux que je ne marche”, reconnaît-elle sans la moindre ironie. Son mari tenait une épicerie.

l'inconnu du métro Kick into Gear: Burn 175 Calories in 15 Minutes Try this fierce fat-blasting cardio kickboxing sequence by Shannon Lukeman-Hiromasa, fitness director for Premier Martial Arts International in Broomfield, Colorado. Use a chair for balance. Minute 0-1: Knee Strikes Squat Down As you rise, lift left knee. Thrust hips and knee up, toes pointed, elbows down. Repeat on right. Minute 1-2: Upper-Body Sculpter Turn to right and jab forward with right hand, then jab across your body with left. Minutes 2-4: Cardio Blast Run in place 5 seconds, do 4 knee strikes. Minute 4-5: Leg Toner Do front kicks; alternate left and right legs. Minute 5-6: Upper-Body Sculpter Turn to right and jab forward with right hand, then jab across your body with left. Minutes 6-8: Cardio Blast Minute 8-9: Booty Camp Hold on to chair for balance; do side kicks to left. Minute 9-10: Upper-Body/Core Sculpter Alternate 5 push-ups and 5 seconds of mountain climbers (push-up position, switching knees to chest).

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