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The rise of melancholic dance music, Music

The rise of melancholic dance music

Smiling disco divas turn back – the dancefloors have had a melancholic makeover- but still upbeat enough to simultaneously dance and cry to. The arguable leader of the pack is James Blake, who burst (well, shuffled uncomfortably) onto the scene towards the latter end of last year, dropping bassy beats with some of the most [...]

By | Music, Notebook | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 2:57 pm

Fulham v Blackpool – expect a Thriller, Sport

Fulham v Blackpool – expect a Thriller

Fulham play Blackpool at the weekend, and while the visitors have a reputation as the Premier League’s entertainers, expect them to be upstaged this Sunday.
If you hadn’t heard already, Fulham chairman Mohamed Al Fayed will be unveiling a statue of Michael Jackson shortly before the game. The Egyptian millionaire commissioned the effigy after the performer’s [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 1:38 pm

The soap opera that is English football, Sport

The soap opera that is English football

Oh how the English love a good struggle and a debate! Hats off to the media and all those involved in English football for keeping us interested in what was admittedly a wasted week of international football.
John Terry. Bless him! If not for him, papers wouldn’t have sold as much. Fabio Capello – he deserves [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 12:30 pm

In it for the long run: why rock stars don’t run marathons, Sport

In it for the long run: why rock stars don’t run marathons

I was having dinner with friends a month or so ago, enjoying a glass of red wine with my meal, when one of them said ‘so you’re still drinking then?’
Now I’ll be honest, it hadn’t crossed my mind to stop. I’d obviously avoided drinking to excess as there are few things as awful as running [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:59 am

Caught & Social: Gloves are off for ‘Punch’ premiere, Notebook

Caught & Social: Gloves are off for ‘Punch’ premiere

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:31 am

Today from <i>i</i>: You’re fired!, Notebook

Today from i: You’re fired!

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:15 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 11:07 am

The enemy we don’t know…, The Foreign Desk

The enemy we don’t know…

On Tuesday, Foreign Ministers and political leaders met for the London Conference on Libya.  No-one raised the question of why a discussion on Libya should be held in the United Kingdom, a former colonial power of the Arab world.
“But we have the support of the Arab League!” the war mongerers in Downing Street proclaim, as [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 10:24 am

Online House Hunter: Under Starter’s Orders, Property

Online House Hunter: Under Starter’s Orders

First-time buyers may have to wait to join the government’s First Buy scheme but the property industry is already under starter’s orders

By | Property | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 7:00 am

Motorcycle Diaries – Suzuki GSXR 600 2011 Review, Notebook

Motorcycle Diaries – Suzuki GSXR 600 2011 Review

So I got my hands on the Suzuki GSXR600, and Kwakker ZX6R for two weeks, two of the best machines around if you ask me, see what I thought of the all new GSXR below!

By | Notebook | Thursday, 31 March 2011 at 6:00 am

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