What a tangled web we weave…...
For December I’ve decided to turn the children...
Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s recipe for Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic, Chilli & Cherry Tomato Salsa
This is super simple, completely indulgent and d...
If the Nollywood celebrations and Singaporean-style night market don’t get you out and about this wonderfully eclectic weekend, then we reckon the new Hip Hop’N’Bowl night, the return of the Experimental Food Society or a glimpse into a post-apocalyptic world might just do the trick…
EAT & DRINK: Experimental Food Society Spectacular Exhibition, Truman Brewery, Ely’s [...]
The days when DJs risked neck and shoulder injuries hauling stacks of vinyl to and from clubs may be long gone—with laptops loaded with mp3s and vinyl emulation software such as Serato having replaced the record bag—but a strong affection for those 12-inch black discs still exists among a sizeable number of the DJ and music collecting fraternity.
The comedy of manners that is Breathless becomes more of a tragedy this week, as events cause everyone’s mask to slip, even that of top man Mr Powell (Jack Davenport).
In this week’s episode, the Grim Reaper takes a back seat to allow the conflicts between our band of not-so-merry survivors to take centre stage.
This penultimate episode of Downton Abbey’s fourth series is packed full of the tangled, complex social and emotional troubles we’ve come to expect. Unlike some of the instalments halfway through this series, almost everyone is in some state of turmoil this week, and the nation’s favourite period drama looks set to deliver a superb, tearjerker finale, if this is anything to go by.
November brings a hundred parts of the pig to the pig-heavy cuisine of Extremadura in Spain. Take the slow train from Madrid at 10:18 am and, shortly after two, you’ll be on the tawny expanse of grassland beyond Cáceres, where even every electricity pylon supports a storks’ nest. Not a single house is to be seen for the next hour.
Keith Houston takes on typographical oddities such as the octothorpe (hashtag to you) and Eric Gill, while Eric Gill takes on, well, pretty much everything, online retail and the Daily Mail included.
And how stressful is moving house compared to having a baby?
I have a comment at Independent Voices on how David Cameron’s pitch for the unthinking civil liberties vote, in opposition and early on in government, has weakened laws to protect people from terrorism.
I had been swayed by the argument that he and Theresa May made this week that control orders had to be relaxed because [...]
Glorious from Philip Collins in The Times (pay wall):
It has long been my belief, metaphorically if not until now literally, that the modernisation of the Labour Party would never be complete until it were ready to be led by someone called Tristram. The party has had a Clement before and, on the principle that if [...]
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