You see, when I started my CrossFit journey to getting completely ripped, I was convinced that after six months, I'd have amazing transformation photos to share. Some of the women even said they wished their muscles were bigger, and now they just care about what their bodies can do, and what their goals are like to squat more weight, or do higher box jumps.
The panorama from Platform 1 of Blackfriars station, straddling the Thames in central London, is one of the finest in Europe: a vista encompassing St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Shard and Tate Modern complete with a low-tide beach where children played in the afternoon sun. For passengers waiting for one of the many cancelled trains on Sunday afternoon, the view was some consolation. Timetables have been completely rewritten on the Southern, Gatwick Express, Thameslink and Great Northern networks.
On Saturday evening, director and actress Asia Argento had the undivided attention of the crowd at Cannes’ Film Festival ’s closing ceremony as she not only called out Harvey Weinstein for raping her at the film festival 20 years ago but also those who have yet to face their crimes, reports The New York Times. “The festival was his hunting ground,” said Argento as she stood on stage next to Ava DuVernay, ready to present the award for best actress.
If you haven’t heard – but you probably have, from reports of its use at Silicon Valley workplaces, from Ayelet Waldman’s memoir A Really Good Day, from dozens of news stories – to microdose is to take small amounts of LSD, which generate “subperceptual” effects that can improve mood, productivity and creativity. Like many who claim to encounter the divine, trippers often come back with knowledge comically difficult to convey.
The whole world was delighted to see Prince Harry marry the girl of his dreams, Meghan Markle, but there was one person was missing on the day.
This week, the people of Ireland will take part in a historic vote. Ireland's current law makes it illegal to end an unwanted pregnancy in virtually all circumstances. "In online and offline life, debate has been by turns fraught, highly personal and, occasionally, outright venomous," journalist Roisin Kiberd wrote for Refinery29 earlier this month.
The Duke of Sussex, as he will now be known, got up to deliver the thank yous of the evening, and according to a guest, and he was met with cheers from the crowd when he referred to Meghan as his “wife” for the first time.
During the post-wedding reception at Windsor Castle, Prince Charles made a speech including a loving tribute to his youngest son.
To help us cope with the explosions going off around us, Venus moves out of chatty Gemini and into the nurturing, nostalgic waters of Cancer on 19th May. Venus in Cancer loves to swaddle herself and those she loves in devotion and kindness. For the moment, she's in charge of Uranus (Venus rules the signs of Taurus and Libra), nudging us to change how we nurture different aspects of our lives.
Popular belief – thanks in no small part to film and TV – would have us assume that wedding night sex is all rose petals, big Os and a chorus of angels. In fact, a survey by lingerie brand Bluebella found that more than half of newlyweds don’t do the deed at all on their wedding night. As these former brides will confirm, there’s no such thing as perfect wedding night sex.
At least 10 people are dead after a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas. This shooting took the lives of eight students and two substitute teachers. According to CNN, this is the 22nd school shooting in the United States this year alone.