Day: April 10, 2017

Are esoteric wines the new craft beer?

Are esoteric wines the new craft beer?

You don’t have to be an expert in fine wine investment to know that when demand grows, so does price. The cost of fine wine from regions like Bordeaux and Chablis have been driven through the roof, making it unaffordable for anyone but the super rich. But change has quietly ...

TLE

How To Make… ‘Prawn Toast Revisited’

Opened earlier this year at POP Brixton, duck duck goose is a Cantonese canteen inspired by chef and owner Oli Brown’s travels to Hong Kong. Having already become renowned for their ‘Prawn Toast Revisited’ – this week’s recipe will make it impossible to look at the classic appetiser in the ...

Workplace conflict: How do you deal with the stress and not blow a fuse?

The Dark Side of Freelancing

The problem with being unemployed is that you spend half the time concerned about what will happen if you don’t get a job, and the rest of the time worried about what will happen if you do. That’s because, although we appreciate the niceties associated with permanent employment —like a ...

The Sense of an Ending: Film Review

The Sense of an Ending: Film Review

By Linda Marric Book adaptations can often be problematic, but when the book in question has won one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, a whole new set of issues can find themselves attached to the project. Luckily, The Sense Of An Ending manages to cleverly avoid ...

Legal Protection

Thousands of domestic violence victims withdraw prosecutions

Over a third of domestic violence cases are discontinued because the victim has withdrawn their support for a prosecution, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. Law firm Simpson Millar has obtained figures from 38 police forces regarding instances where domestic violence crimes were recorded, with the majority been dropped ...

The Eric Monkman fan club

The Eric Monkman fan club

I wish I had half the passion about anything as Eric Monkman has about University Challenge. The way he intensely screws up his face and delivers passionate answers to the questions, it's no wonder the Canadian has developed a cult following since his first appearance in September. In an interview ...