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There are no words – because I’ve banned them, Eagle Eye

There are no words – because I’ve banned them

If news continued to break while I was away, so too did crimes against the English language, which also demand my attention in my capacity as keeper of the Banned List. No, I do not “curate” it – one of my colleagues, on reading that someone had “curated a picnic” wanted to know if the word [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 1:53 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian’s DIY Bloody Marys, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian’s DIY Bloody Marys

The Bloody Mary. It’s practically a meal in a glass (that has the rejuvenating qualities you may be looking for after a large night out). The Reluctant Vegetarian shows you how

By | Dish of the Day | Monday, 11 August 2014 at 5:20 pm

Maverick Sabre: Life, music and choosing the higher route, Arts

Maverick Sabre: Life, music and choosing the higher route

Maverick Sabre talks about finishing his latest album and the inspiration he drew for it

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 11 August 2014 at 9:00 am

Wheels: Journeys through paralympic sport: Integrating able bodied sportsmen, Wheels: Journeys through Paralympic Sport

Wheels: Journeys through paralympic sport: Integrating able bodied sportsmen

In the aftermath of the Commonwealth Games, James Moore reflects on integrating able-bodied sportsmen (and women) into ‘para’ sport – and the effect it may have

By | Wheels: Journeys through Paralympic Sport | Sunday, 10 August 2014 at 10:00 am

The Barking Blondes: What makes a good dogumentary?, The Dog Blog

The Barking Blondes: What makes a good dogumentary?

Joanne Good and Anna Webb examine some recent ‘dogumentaries’ and ask what separates the good from the ugly

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 9 August 2014 at 9:00 am

Britain’s trade headache could be about to get worse, Chunomics

Britain’s trade headache could be about to get worse

Net trade could easily slip from making zero contribution to growth to being an outright drag over the coming years.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Friday, 8 August 2014 at 1:51 pm

Introducing: Waking Aida, Arts

Introducing: Waking Aida

New band Waking Aida are reviewed by Remfry Dedman, who finds an assured and powerful debut

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 8 August 2014 at 10:45 am

The Battle of Hastings, part two, Eagle Eye

The Battle of Hastings, part two

Zionism is founded not, as its critics claim, on the embrace of victimhood, but its rejection. Hounded from country to country, expropriated, beaten, humiliated and killed in their thousands and millions, the Jewish people finally said, in as many words, “OK, we get it. You don’t want us, and you won’t protect us. In that case, we’ll simply have to do it ourselves”.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 8 August 2014 at 9:01 am

The Battle of Hastings, Eagle Eye

The Battle of Hastings

To Max Hastings and others who would be critical allies of the Jewish state, I say this: the Jews are not an example, or a lesson, or a tragedy. They do not exist for your moral edification, nor to uphold an abstract thing called “civilisation” on your behalf. They are, in fact, human beings, with all that implies.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 7 August 2014 at 9:12 pm

The Road to the North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc – 100k Race to the Stones 2014, Notebook

The Road to the North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc – 100k Race to the Stones 2014

The 100k (62 miles) Race to the Stones is pitched as one of ‘the most accessible ultras out there’, catering for the rapidly increasing number of ultra runners for whom it seems that a marathon distance of 26.2 miles isn’t long enough.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 7 August 2014 at 12:30 pm

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