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Would you Adam and Eve it?

Yes, this is about how they do as vampires, says Stephen Brown

 

SUPPOSE Adam and Eve didn't disobey God. Instead, they have eternal life. That is the plot of the film Only Lovers Left Alive (Cert. 15).

Their immortality is, to some extent at least, of the kind where (unlike Tithonus in Tennyson's tragic poem of that title) age doesn't weary them, nor the years condemn. Tom Hiddleston (looking his actual thirty-something age) plays a centuries-old Adam to the maturer Tilda Swinton's Eve, who could very well pass for 43 in the dusk with a ...

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THE DIOCESE OF ST DAVIDS wishes to appoint a HOUSE FOR DUTY PRIEST TO SERVE IN THE PARISHES OF ST DOGMAELS & NEVERN & MONINGTON. The parishes comprise the village of St Dogmaels with the ru...  Read More

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New home, with room to grow

New home, with room to grow

The Greenbelt Festival made its first appearance at Boughton House. Paul Handley introduces our review of the weekend's events  Subscribe to read more

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Why boosts to self-esteem don’t cure all ills

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