Day: February 5, 2015

Record Review: Peace – Happy People

By Declan Roberts (@DeclanMR) Peace Happy People Columbia 09/02/2015 Where do you begin with Peace? A band out of Birmingham with no fear and no idea of their ‘future success’. It’s a mystery question. Firstly, the fact that the resurgence of indie-pop is a secure mantelpiece for them to play ...

Could e-pipes be the next e-cigarette?

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic Last night I attended a small theatre production in Chiswick based on the life of Marie Curie. I won't bore you with the details, but Curie’s first husband Pierre was a played by a typically refined character  who sported a mustard yellow jacket, ...

Jupiter Ascending – Film Review

By Anna Power @TLE_Film Editor @KittPower “I have more in common with a dog than I do with you” Caine (Channing Tatum or should it be Canine?) The blunder bus has arrived. There were EU food mountains less criminally wasteful than the Wachowski’s latest film, a lavish effrontery to the ...

London’s Best New Restaurant Openings – February

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Blacklock – Soho Best known for his work at Hawksmoor, Gordon Ker’s new restaurant – Blacklock - will open in Soho this month. Heavily inspired by"Joe Beef in Montreal, roadside shacks in Portugal and the US to the Turkish Ocakbasis off the Kingsland Road," ...

Sink or Swim: The Battle against Relegation

Sport News 24/7 By Simon White  @TLE_Sport They say it's lonely at the top, but clubs at the bottom of the Premier League will attest to being a world away from anyone else.  Both Hull City and Queens Park Rangers have fallen upon hard times this season, sitting 18th and ...

Restaurant Review – The Cutty Sark Tavern, Greenwich

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food editor @TLE_Food Despite the constant changes within British food culture, one ideal that has always stuck out as the pinnacle of the “great British dinner” is our beloved traditional Sunday Roast. Nowadays, the clockwork routine of gathering the family at the dining table at a set ...

Pony & Trap Restaurant, Bristol – Review

By John Coles - Food Writer Expectations were high long before we went to the Pony & Trap, with many friends singing its praises. Then on the very day we finally got to go there a new poll was published rating it second among Britain's Top 50 Gastropubs, so the juices were flowing ...

Kingsman: The Secret Service – Film Review

By Matt Keay @Mattadamkeay Ten years ago, Colin Firth would’ve been an excellent candidate for the role of James Bond. Previously, he had set hearts a-fluttering in Love Actually, and as Darcys both in the hugely successful Bridget Jones films, and in Pride And Prejudice. He’d also proven his acting ...

Gone Girl – DVD Review

By Miles Jackson David Fincher’s latest, an adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel, switches genres about three times during its runtime between riveting mystery thriller, sociopolitical satire and psychosexual black comedy, occasionally juggling all three of these at once. Much like its subject matter - marriage - the film is ...