Day: March 6, 2015

Green energy solutions for urban households

By Jared Sneath of Green Square Many rural homeowners across the UK are already off grid so their decision to switch from oil or LPG to a green, and significantly cheaper alternative, is often a complete no-brainer. What’s more, many of these households have large outside spaces and greater living ...

The art of networking in the digital age

By Rashmi Dubè, founder of Bishopsgate-based Legatus Law and author of the forthcoming book on networking offers advice on the art of networking during the digital age. In an age where children are born into the internet world, where most of us access numerous social media platforms at the click ...

Innovation isn’t about ideas. It’s about execution.

By Dan Norris-Jones, co-founder at technology consultancy, Priocept Innovation is a business buzzword that won’t go away. What’s more, it’s a term that’s full of misunderstanding. Most people immediately equate innovation with an ability to constantly spark new ideas. But this is to miss the point. Why? Because ideas are ...

Review: Time of my Life – Tabard Theatre

By David de Winter  @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Lifestyle There’s something about fringe theatre that really appeals to me.  The close proximity of the audience to the action gives the drama an extra dimension that one does not get from the larger and more established West End theatres.  There is an immediacy of ...

Lead Belly Fest – 15th June @ Royal Albert Hall

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Monday 15th June at the Royal Albert Hall will be a night to remember, celebrating the life and works of legendary blues guitarist Lead Belly. Van Morrison, Jools Holland and Laurence Jones had already confirmed some time ago, but now a number of great new artists have joined the an ...

Difret – Film Review

Reviewed by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada A village in Ethiopa, 1996. As 14 year old Hirut is walking home from school, she is kidnapped by a group of young armed men. One of the men rapes her and leaves her to sleep on the floor of his house. She has fallen ...

Hyena – Film Review

By Matt Keay @MattAdamKeay In the opening minutes of Gerard Johnson’s sophomore effort, Hyena, the audience is presented with a bravura neon-lit nighttime raid, set against foreboding music, a sense of dread permeating the screen. The men they see appear to be policeman, but they are so far removed from ...

Dreamcatcher – Film Review

Dreamcatcher – Film Review

By Emma Silverthorn @HouseOf_Gazelle Kim Longinotto's documentary Dreamcatcher has I suspect used up my full years supply of tears. Longinotto is an almost entirely silent presence behind the camera, which feels right for the stories she documents; giving, ex-prostitute and current Dreamcatcher Foundation advocate Brenda Myers-Powell, as well as the ...

The Ultimate Hot Cross Bun Recipe

By Birgit Gunz owner of Frankonia Bakery The year is flying by all ready and Easter is already upon us. So to help you get organised, we have decide to share with you the ultimate Hot Cross Bun recipe. Enjoy... Makes 30 Buns: 700g   unbleached white bread flour 115g   sugar ...

TLE Sports Podcast 05.03.15

TLE Sports Podcast 05.03.15

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor & Richard de Winter @davidjdewinter  @rgdewinter  @TLE_Sport The boys review/preview the latest round of Six Nations matches, ask why English clubs continue to struggle in Europe, question Manchester City's recent form and debate the bat vs ball conundrum at the ...