Day: March 17, 2017

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The Weekly Cocktail Recipe – 7 Tales’ ‘Lucky No. 7’

Just beneath Sosharu restaurant in Clerkenwell, 7 Tales bar is part of Jason Atherton’s Social Company, which offers a constantly changing cocktail menu of drinks created by bartender Robyn Wilkie. Typically simplistic and influenced by Japanese culture, using Japanese ingredients, the bar’s drinks list generally features a selection of 10-12 ...

In pictures: Paddy’s day at Cheltenham

In pictures: Paddy’s day at Cheltenham

The Gold Cup is always a special day in the racing calendar, and this year has been no different. Coinciding with St Patrick's day people have turned out in their droves to watch a day of racing that features one of the most prestigious races of the year. And on ...

Light beer can fuck off

Light beer can fuck off

Around this time three Fridays ago I stood in awe of the number of flavoursome and innovative beers on display at the Craft Beer Rising Festival, which showcased some 170 breweries and over 700 beers. The "rise" of craft beer has indeed been somewhat remarkable. In a matter of ten years or so ...

Bristol Punks IDLES Extend UK Tour

Bristol Punks IDLES Extend UK Tour

A week ago I found myself in the middle of a mad scramble. Bristol natives IDLES had just dropped their utterly disgusting debut album, Brutalism, and their show at the Moth Club in Hackney was utterly sold out, even to slow-poke press like me. I'd searched out their Facebook page, Twitter ...

Protests: What are they good for?

Protests: What are they good for?

We live increasingly, it seems, in an age of protest. Sales of cardboard and marker pens must surely be at an all-time high, as the public laces up it boots and takes to the streets in favour of, or, more commonly, against any number of causes. Fracking being proposed in ...

Thrifty bride takes the bus to her own wedding

Thrifty bride takes the bus to her own wedding

A thrifty bride stunned her guests and passengers when she travelled to her wedding - onboard a regular bus. Yvonne Gorman, 34, opted to take public transport after deciding it would be too difficult for guests to find parking spaces near her city-centre wedding venue. She stunned passengers - and ...

Has the X Factor bubble finally burst?

Has the X Factor bubble finally burst?

Dwindling audience figures seem to have taken a hit on participation rates in the much maligned talent show X Factor. After record-low audiences for the 2016 series finale it looks like 2017 has got off to a rough start with audition queues resembling more of a parish church talent contest than a ...

Forgotten Film Friday: Slacker

Forgotten Film Friday: Slacker

By Michael McNulty Hello and welcome to this week’s instalment of Forgotten Film Friday. Dubbed the voice of Generation X, Richard Linklater’s 1991 film, Slacker, put him on the map. Helping to propelling independent filmmaking in the nineties, Linklater’s film marked the birth of Austin, Texas’s filmmaking culture and inspired ...

Incredible pictures take home underwater wildlife awards

Incredible pictures take home underwater wildlife awards

From a charging great white shark to sunlight streaming into a sinkhole these are just some of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures in a worldwide competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contest across 17 categories - from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater ...