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Dish of the Day: It’s a lifestyle, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: It’s a lifestyle

Chefs work unusual hours, on their feet, in high pressure environments. As a result their diets can often be worse than the most ill-informed eater

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 5 June 2014 at 4:38 pm

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Triple The Cheese, Spring Onion Baked Mash, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Triple The Cheese, Spring Onion Baked Mash

This is the perfection creation if you’re already bored of summer salads and are in need of some tasty carbs

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 5 June 2014 at 4:19 pm

Ibet: Argentina Look The World Cup Bet At 13/2, Football

Ibet: Argentina Look The World Cup Bet At 13/2

Gareth Purnell takes a look at the outright prices in the World Cup betting market with a touch of value in mind

By | Football, Notebook, Sport | Thursday, 5 June 2014 at 4:08 pm

Transgressive Records eyeing up takeover at Field Day, Music

Transgressive Records eyeing up takeover at Field Day

I can’t remember a year I haven’t been to a Field Day that hasn’t been hijacked by horrendous weather – but this year though the two-day East London festival is set to welcome an altogether more jovial type of hijacker – ones from Transgressive.

By | Music | Thursday, 5 June 2014 at 9:34 am

This should be the end of Rahul Gandhi as the next Congress leader, The Foreign Desk

This should be the end of Rahul Gandhi as the next Congress leader

It’s never wise to write off dynasties, but if ever a political family deserved to fade away, it is the Nehru Gandhi dynasty which two days ago appointed Mallikarjun Kharge, 71, a little known and relatively inexperienced and elderly member of parliament, to lead the Congress Party in the Lok Sabha because neither Sonia nor [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Wednesday, 4 June 2014 at 3:33 pm

Hate, fear and division are returning to our society, Eagle Eye

Hate, fear and division are returning to our society

The British Social Attitudes Survey found the proportion of Britons who admit to being racially prejudiced has risen since the start of the millennium.

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 3 June 2014 at 12:43 pm

Children’s Book Blog – books for June: Have You Seen My Dragon?, Jesper Jinx and We Were Liars, Arts

Children’s Book Blog – books for June: Have You Seen My Dragon?, Jesper Jinx and We Were Liars

Rebecca Davies recommendations for June are Have You Seen My Dragon by Steve Light, Jesper Jinx by Marko Kitti and We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

By | Arts | Monday, 2 June 2014 at 1:06 pm

Barking Blondes: Biting the hand that feed you, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Biting the hand that feed you

A dog’s loyalty to its owner is never disputed and has become the subject for many a screenplay or novel. However, what happens if that “given” is compromised and your own dog bites you?

By | The Dog Blog | Monday, 2 June 2014 at 12:55 pm

Interview: Swiss duo L’N'F’s Electronicwave, Arts

Interview: Swiss duo L’N'F’s Electronicwave

One of the acts I’ve really been digging recently is L’N'F, a duo from Switzerland who make stripped down, raw house music that works perfectly on the dancefloor. It’s deep at times, yet unpretentious and totally absorbing. The twosome have an album full of this kind of music due for release soon on DJ W!LD’s Catwash Records, so I caught up with them to find out more…

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 2 June 2014 at 12:41 pm

Pluralism, Eagle Eye

Pluralism

My Top 10 in the New Review, the Independent on Sunday magazine, today is Plurals That Have Become Singular. It is a guest performance by Rich Greenhill, a virtuoso of language curios, who supplied all 10, including his (and my) favourites, “dismal” and “Sweden”.
Greenhill had suggested even more, including the delightful fact that MMR, measles, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 1 June 2014 at 8:36 pm

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