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The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Fig & Goats Cheese, Spanish Omelette Style, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Fig & Goats Cheese, Spanish Omelette Style

Try this Spanish omelette with greens or a salad and it’s the perfect summer meal

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 13 June 2014 at 5:00 pm

Chris Galvin’s Piperade with hens egg, Dish of the Day

Chris Galvin’s Piperade with hens egg

Michelin-starred chef Chris Galvin’s shares the second of three exclusive French recipes for the Independent, try his Piperade with hens egg

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 13 June 2014 at 2:00 pm

Notes on Iraq, Eagle Eye

Notes on Iraq

Quite hard to keep up with the strangeness of views about Iraq, but let me note three things.
1. The advance of Islamist militia from Syria to Mosul is a disaster. To the extent that it was made possible by the US-led invasion of Iraq 11 years ago, it counts against that decision. But anyone who [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 13 June 2014 at 12:42 pm

Introducing: Samoans, Arts

Introducing: Samoans

Formed in 2008, Cardiff-based four-piece Samoans have been steadily building a dedicated fan base and spreading their own sublime take on progressive rock in anticipation of the release of their debut album Rescue.

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 13 June 2014 at 12:19 pm

“That leaves me apprehensive”, Eagle Eye

“That leaves me apprehensive”

Nugget from Jim Pickard in the Financial Times (registration):
Katherine Peacock, head of pollsters ComRes, has carried out focus groups where pictures of Mr Miliband are superimposed on 10 Downing Street. “The general reaction is, ‘that leaves me apprehensive, or even a little scared’ or ‘he doesn’t inspire confidence’,” she says. A common reaction is “they [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 13 June 2014 at 11:20 am

Wheels: Journeys through Paralympic Sport, Sport

Wheels: Journeys through Paralympic Sport

Disabled? You should become a paralympian! James Moore discusses the attitude of many in the wake of London’s Paralympics – and what it can mean for a disabled individual

By | Sport, Wheels: Journeys through Paralympic Sport | Thursday, 12 June 2014 at 5:52 pm

Adair Turner: the full transcript, Chunomics

Adair Turner: the full transcript

* Backs a 50p top rate of tax, but not a mansion tax
* Admits that the merger of Lloyds and HBOS during the financial crisis was a mistake
* Treasury resisted pressure from former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King to put more capital into RBS
* Outlines why he disagrees with the present Governor, Mark Carney, on the desirability of rising debt to GDP levels

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Thursday, 12 June 2014 at 9:56 am

Interview: Pete Tong on Ibiza and the progress of IMS, Arts

Interview: Pete Tong on Ibiza and the progress of IMS

Pete Tong is one of the team behind IMS, Ibiza’s annual electronic music conference which has just had its 7th edition. Of course, he is also the main man at Radio 1, a globe-trotting DJ, a producer, label owner and he’s even been handed an MBE by the Queen. Marcus Barnes caught up with him

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 12 June 2014 at 12:00 am

Is the lake pictured on every iPad secretly cursed?, Eagle Eye

Is the lake pictured on every iPad secretly cursed?

If I had not wound up my series of Questions To Which The Answer Is No (book still available here), this would be a jewel of the collection:
Is the lake pictured on every iPad secretly CURSED by the ghosts of disabled babies who were thrown into its waters because they wouldn’t survive?
To which the answer [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 11 June 2014 at 4:15 pm

Cameron the productivity destroyer, Chunomics

Cameron the productivity destroyer

It’s one-eyed to hype the jobs figures over the past four years without mentioning the fact that output growth has been abysmal.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 11 June 2014 at 2:05 pm

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