Day: May 5, 2015

A Flourishing Life

A Flourishing Life

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) have created an infographic to demonstrate the role political parties play in enabling a flourishing life. With the impending General Election just two days away, the group of leading academics have completed an audit of the political parties’ manifestos in order ...

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Record Review: Michael Baker – Keys To The Kingdom

By Declan Roberts (@DeclanMR) It’s been a while since we last heard music from London based singer-songwriter Michael Baker. His earlier singles, released a couple of years ago now, actually make up a sampler of 'Keys To The Kingdom'. Although he’s been quiet on the release front, he has been ...

Curationism: A problem of definition?

Curationism: A problem of definition?

By William Cooper Art books don’t often attain cross-discipline popularity, but David Balzer seems to have achieved just that with his discussion on the rise of curating, a book which is becoming almost as prolific as its subject matter. Not since the YBAs of the 90s have books about art ...

Restaurant Review – Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen

Restaurant Review – Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Best known for his simplistic style of cooking, attempting to make the kitchen an approachable environment for even the least competent of cooks, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has recently introduced a new Sunday menu to the mother ship of his restaurant empire – Fifteen. ...

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Why Ed Miliband is the Right Leader for Labour

By Jack Peat, TLE Editor  Nasal, uncharismatic and incapable of eating a bacon sandwich in public, Ed Miliband has been the target of vitriol personality attacks since winning the Labour party leadership contest against his brother in 2010. One of the lines that has become synonymous with the election is, “I ...

Activity holiday ideas for 2015

Activity holiday ideas for 2015

If the Inca Trail is too passé and yoga retreats in Goa are old news, there are more novel holidays for the active holidaymaker to consider. Experimential travel start-up trip4real gives us seven ideas to try out this year, with some of their newest novel experiences. 1. Scrambling in Sierra de ...