Planning the weekend around the globe (18)
Europe, United Kingdom
From October 13-21 meet a men that do wonders with balls. Take a time and visit The Royal London Watches Grand Prix in Aberdeen, Scotland.
n't know what you expected to read, but this is the subject: The world's best snooker players will show you their skills in unique quick-fire round robin competiton. That means that you can watch them all, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Steve Davis, defending champion Neil Robertson, John Higgins, Stephen Hendry and Graeme Dott, for the price of a single ticket. Enjoy in stick-hole-balls game and learn how profesionals pull out themselves from tricky situations. ;-)
October 14, 2007
If you are planning to be in Brussels at Sunday 14 jump to the store and buy new sports equipment (you surely worn out the last year's... Yeah, right). OK, find shorts and snickers and you are ready for Brussels marathon. Along with the 42-kilometer run, you can try half the distance or mini marathon at 3 kilometers. The race will guide you through streets of Brussels and while it certainly is not the easiest way to see the city, it could bring you lot of fun. I recommend you to try: If you don't succeed, well, never mind, you'll have to work harder at the gym.
October 13 - 20, 2007
And now, something completely different... One fine, beautiful, tasteful and fragrant event on the other side of the world and you can call it marathon. I quote: "Tasting Australia promises eight days of the best in eating and drinking, blended with spicy discussion and cooking classes with many of the world's leading culinary masters." I see you smile... This is probably the marathon that suits you much better. Tasting Australia is held in Adelaide every two years, so now is the time for trip. Before I forget: Weather reporters announced showers. :-)
When you need something that beeps or clicks
Akihabara is best known as one of the largest shopping areas on Earth for electronic and computer including new and used items and it is known as Tokyo's "Electric Town". This area is also known as the "Gamer's Mecca" and recent it become strongly identified with anime/manga (cartoon) subculture with the legions of otaku geeks. For Akihabara people said that it is perhaps the last stronghold in the world for classic arcade gaming.
Akihabara gained some fame through being home to one of the first stores devoted to personal robots and robotics. When you are in Akihabara don't miss Yodobashi Akiba, electronics giant that selling anything that beeps or clicks from PCs to games or cameras.
Every time when you are in Cisco
Americas, San Francisco
If you're planning to renovate your furniture or just refresh it a little and give it a new glint, visit the at 146 Geary Street in San Francisco. On one place on fourth floors you will find everything you need: from the selection of luxurious and elegant fabrics to 30 000 styles of buttons both modern and antique to accessories, imported knits, nets and tulles.
Customers range from home sewers to fashion designers, from interior designers to Hollywood and theater costumers. Very good references are the best call for visiting the Britex Fabrics. ■