Stories By 'Thomas Heaton'
​​​​​​​After eight seasons and countless unexpected deaths, Game of Thrones comes to an end. But the finale leaves one question unanswered — what was it all for?
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Manaslu Circuit is an exercise in extremes, where one's limits—and resolve—are constantly put to the test by the trails. The Post’s Thomas Heaton spent nine days traversing the rare virgin landscape that has come to be known as one of the best trekking routes in the country.
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Itchy or dry eyes and allergies might seem harmless, but leaving them alone or taking unprescribed drugs can have detrimental and lasting effects.
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The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones was a cinematic joy, laden with artistic and foreboding shots, but frustrating and heart-breaking all the same. The writers don’t take long to slaughter the only true man of the people, Lord Varys, for working in the public's interest. Daenerys finds out he’s sharing Jon Snow’s true lineage, and with a quick ‘dracarys’ she incinerates the dear eunuch. Luckily, he sent a revelatory note to someone through one of his little birds, but where it went no one knows.
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Daenerys is again the centre of attention, but everything around her is falling apart: a second dragon is dead, her confidant is headless, and everyone seems to be rooting for Jon Snow.
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Street art, however, has a more visual bent and has been embraced in the form of commissioned murals on embassy, business or NGO walls around the Valley, mostly speaking to activism and ideas rather than the scathing social commentary that graffiti is often known for.
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