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Kevin Maccloud - Grand Designs 'saddest ever' home now 'complete' but Kevin McCloud finds basic flaw - - Britain - Greece
Grand Designs 'saddest ever' home now 'complete' but Kevin McCloud finds basic flaw
READ MORE: 'Saddest ever' £10m Grand Designs house 'gave viewers second-hand panic attack'The process took a strain on Edward's personal life, resulting in his separation from ex-wife Hazel.Channel 4 presenter Kevin McCloud returned to the site in a show aired on Wednesday evening to check on progress with Edward's art deco-inspired lighthouse.As he made his way to the front door, he noticed the 60ft infinity swimming pool right next to the four-storey-high lighthouse.The breath-taking scenery left Kevin jaw-dropped as he said: "It's the kind of thing only a billionaire oligarch could put up with a coast of Greece - Skiathos to my left, British channel to my right."Inside the house, Edward showed him the office and guest bedrooms, as well as the "storm room" - overlooking a 300-degree panoramic view of the Atlantic ocean.Kevin compared the house to a Bond villain's lair but he quickly sensed something big is missing."There's one room I haven't seen, that's the kitchen," he told Edward."It's not done, and it won't be done," Ed responded, saying the reason was the fact he property is being sold.He was told by the investors that he should sell the lighthoutse and the separate house altogether so that he could clear his debt."It has a guided price of £2million on The Eye and £8million on this, so a combined value of £10million," he added.Since it was put on the market, the house remains unsold and Knight Frank, which is marketing the property, describes Chesil Cliff House as "one of the UK’s most spectacular coastal homes".The property comes with three acres of grounds including a private beach cove and foreshore with panoramic sea views over Saunton Sands and Croyde Beach.For the latest breaking news and stories from across
Elon Musk - Elon Musk claims strange new Covid strains are 'giving him kid naming ideas' -
Elon Musk claims strange new Covid strains are 'giving him kid naming ideas'
Elon Musk has claimed that the names of new Covid variants are giving him inspiration for the names of future children.The world’s richest man was responding to a story discussing how variants of Omicron are appearing differently around the globe, rather than just as a single strain.On Twitter, Shibetoshi Nakamoto – the pseudonym for the person behind the cryptocurrency Dodgecoin – posted a screen grab from the article along with a caption.READ MORE: Elon Musk says World War Three could be on the horizon as Putin prepares his nukes“Did Elon Musk name these new covid variants[?]” they asked.Musk appeared to deny that he was in fact the person behind the naming, but did it admit it was giving him inspiration.He replied: “Definitely giving me kid naming ideas”.Musk has a bit of a track record of unusual baby names.In May 2020, the Tesla founder shared a snap of his and musician Grimes’s newborn son.The accompanying caption revealed that the baby boy’s name was “X Æ A-12 Musk” – something that people still find impossible to pronounce.X Æ A-12 was the couple's first child together.Some people were convinced the name was pronounced as “X Ash Archangel”, in reference to a Lockheed aircraft that is nicknamed Archangel.On Twitter, one fan mused: "How do you pronounce that even? Like you can't just go "Come here X AE A-12", like is it pronounced John or Smith.
Jeffrey Dahmer - 'I named my baby after Covid lockdown and don't care what anyone thinks' -
'I named my baby after Covid lockdown and don't care what anyone thinks'
coronavirus pandemic – and has "no regrets".Jodi Cross had been trying to fall pregnant with her husband Rob for a year.And as life slowed down for the furloughed hairdresser during the pandemic, she had more time to focus on planning for a baby. READ MORE: Mum banned from Halloween bash by 'Karens' after planning Jeffrey Dahmer costume for baby The couple, from Wixams, Bedfordshire, were delighted to find out they were expecting their first daughter during the second lockdown.She they decided to call her baby Lockie – short for lockdown.Jodi, 36, said: "We had been trying for a year to get pregnant and lockdown meant I was furloughed and Rob was working less."I think we just relaxed a bit because we had so much more time than we normally would, and then we found out I was pregnant."When she was born there was the new strain of Covid coming about – Omicron – so we knew she'd be a lockdown baby."So we named her Lockie for lockdown – we really liked the name, and lockdown was a good time in our lives because it was so relaxing."If it wasn't for the pandemic, the pair may not have fallen pregnant so quickly.Rob, 36, moved in with Jodi as the nationwide lockdown began in March 2020.Jodi recalled: "I ended up taking over a little salon during lockdown because I had been on furlough a long time."By this point we had been trying for a year and thought pregnancy wasn't going to happen so started to focus on work instead."A week later I found out I was pregnant."The couple were overjoyed – and got hitched in secret when Jodi was seven months pregnant.Their baby was born last November and they decided to celebrate her conception by calling her Lockie.Jodi said: "We know lots of people didn't enjoy lockdown but for us, it was a