Alexandra Williams Fun Fit

The Nomad Goes Fun and Fit!

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We’re suckers for great design with a philanthropic bent. When we heard about the good the founder of O’Sun, Alain Gilles, a Belgian designer, was accomplishing in poor communities on the African continent where 600-million people live without electricity by providing off-the-grid villages with Nomad lanterns, we decided it would be a positive New Year gesture to […]

Anthony Bourdain taking off on his Congo adventure on the adroyt blog.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Known and Unknown

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The foodie reality show The Taste, returns to ABC next Thursday (December 4) and Anthony Bourdain will be up to his usual abrasiveness given the sound-bite the network is airing, which has him proclaiming, “Abuse, terror…makes me want to frolic!” Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson join him as mentors/judges so it will be […]

A tour of Dublin turns into a writer's odyssey on the adroyt blog.

Chapter One, Somewhere in the Middle

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On a bright and sunny fall morning in Dublin we were in search of the city’s famed Writer’s Museum, hoping to read some of our favorite prose from the original, yellowed pages. Books and personal effects were organized throughout the rooms of the former-home-turned-institution and its winding hallways eventually led us to the now defunct […]

John Lennon and Yoko Ono for peace

Give Peace a Chance (Reverb)

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Forty-three years ago from May 26th to June 2nd, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged one of their infamous bed-ins at The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal. The peaceful protest instantly grabbed worldwide media interest, not surprising since John and Yoko spoke to over 150 journalists every day during the weeklong bed-in. In the US, […]