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Winter Warmer One Dish Wonder: Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Harissa Fried Eggs, Dish of the Day

Winter Warmer One Dish Wonder: Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Harissa Fried Eggs

This week The Reluctant Vegetarian gives us a winter warmer with her Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Harissa Fried Eggs

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 7 November 2014 at 12:52 pm

Friday Book Design Blog: Nairn’s London, Arts

Friday Book Design Blog: Nairn’s London

All book design – like all craft, all art – is a shuttling negotiation between tradition and experiment, the way it was and the way it might be. As a result, it might sometimes seem as if this blog is fixated with the retro mode in design, with books that look more than a little [...]

By | Arts | Friday, 7 November 2014 at 11:18 am

Current accounts: don’t wait for official investigation to sort things out, get yourself a new deal and save money now using this table, The Money Blog

Current accounts: don’t wait for official investigation to sort things out, get yourself a new deal and save money now using this table

You could save hundreds in banking costs by switching. Here’s a table to help you find the right current account

By | The Money Blog | Thursday, 6 November 2014 at 11:28 am

Club 2 Club: Merging avant-garde electronica with pop, Music

Club 2 Club: Merging avant-garde electronica with pop

This week Club 2 Club returns to Turin in Italy, with a superb line-up made up of electronic and pop acts who push the boundaries of both genres. It’s a great concept that utilises the city’s many club spaces to give every artist a chance to shine, while offering visitors a glimpse at new [...]

By | Music | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 at 2:32 pm

Children’s Book Blog – Ask the author: Marcus Sedgwick, Arts

Children’s Book Blog – Ask the author: Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwick is one of Britain’s most celebrated and prolific Young Adult authors. His debut novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award in 2000 and he has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal five times.
His latest book, The Ghosts of Heaven, is made up of four short stories which span millennia, from prehistory to a [...]

By | Arts | Monday, 3 November 2014 at 3:07 pm

How central bankers helped to save us all, Chunomics

How central bankers helped to save us all

A counterfactual economy without either monetary or fiscal loosening would probably have involved spiralling deflation and financial implosion, ending in total economic and social collapse.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Monday, 3 November 2014 at 1:28 pm

Blueneck King Nine Album Stream, Music

Blueneck King Nine Album Stream

West Country post rock veterans Blueneck are set to release their fifth album, King Nine via Denovali Records on 10th November. Utilising gentle guitar lines, forlorn vocals, muted horns, soothing piano and mournful strings, King Nine is an album that feels orchestrated rather than merely written. Whilst the music often builds to a crescendo, rarely [...]

By | Music | Monday, 3 November 2014 at 11:00 am

Her Outdoors: A line drawn in the soil, Her Outdoors

Her Outdoors: A line drawn in the soil

It is easy to lose yourself in your own plot. With your nose to the soil, trowel in hand, sowing a line of broad beans, or staring at your compost heap wondering if it needs more green or brown waste, it can be a very insular experience.
But allotments are also about community: sharing tips about [...]

By | Her Outdoors, Notebook | Sunday, 2 November 2014 at 11:22 am

Barking Blondes: Moody Mutts, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Moody Mutts

If it’s possible for us to have got out of bed the wrong side in the morning can the same be said of our dogs?
Do they have moods that swing from elation to despair and back up again? For no apparent reason.?
Is the mystifying reason for your dog uncharacteristically snapping at a stranger simply because [...]

By | The Dog Blog | Friday, 31 October 2014 at 5:32 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Roasted Cauliflower, Caraway and Crispy Sprout Soup, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian: Roasted Cauliflower, Caraway and Crispy Sprout Soup

It’s that time of year when a hearty seasonal soup can be the most comforting of meals. Roasted cauliflower is a treat by itself so teamed with caraway and sprouts it can’t help but be a winning formula. Definitely one to try this winter. A heavily buttered toasted loaf on the side is a great [...]

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 31 October 2014 at 5:18 pm

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