Day: May 22, 2017

Hacksaw Ridge: DVD Review

Hacksaw Ridge: DVD Review

There was a moment of brief dismay during this year’s Oscar ceremony, when it suddenly looked as if a brutish form of populism would once again break our optimism. For many, the awards were already a foregone conclusion, the early momentum swinging, as expected, towards Damien Chazelle’s delightful La La ...

Corbyn has rediscovered his mojo

Corbyn has rediscovered his mojo

It may seem like a distant memory now, but there was a time before the UK voted itself out of Europe and the US voted in a celebrity halfwit that things had started to look up for the progressive, liberal left. Bernie Sanders had roused public appetite by advertising a new brand of ...

Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs at risk of extinction

Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs at risk of extinction

Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs are at risk of extinction thanks to the soaring popularity of a rival breed which starred in Downton Abbey, according to a top breeder. Millions of viewers watched Lady Mary take up the 'unladylike' hobby of pig breeding during the final series of the hit BBC ...

In pictures: Life in the back of a taxi

In pictures: Life in the back of a taxi

A taxi driver who takes pictures of his passengers is set to release a book and exhibition to showcase his work. Ryan Walls began his project after deciding he wanted to combine his love of arts with his work. The Edinburgh-based driver then started taking pictures of his passengers - ...

Theatre Review: Shit-faced Shakespeare, Leicester Square Theatre

Theatre Review: Shit-faced Shakespeare, Leicester Square Theatre

Anarchy! Chaos! Confusion, sex, and booze. Dancing, singing, shouting, swearing, drinking. Subterfuge! Brawls! Danger, and iambic pentameter. I'm either talking about the original Globe Theatre or Shit-faced Shakespeare, and the two are arguably interchangeable; I doubt you'll see a more historically accurate rendition of Elizabethan theatre without a time machine. ...

Can a kooky office design benefit your staff?

Can a kooky office design benefit your staff?

After Google introduced the world to its wacky slides a decade ago, a new era of interior office design was born. Many companies have since followed and started a kooky office trend, in hope of inspiring their staff and attracting the best talent – from the indoor forests of Fashion ...

How customer loyalty can drive employee performance

How customer loyalty can drive employee performance

A customer loyalty scheme can be used to build brand loyalty and generate repeat business. Customer loyalty programmes provider, Corporate Rewards explain how customer loyalty sign-up can also be a great way to motivate staff and provide a platform for continued high performance. Incentivise sign up Signing up customers to ...

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Restaurant Review: 108 Garage

When 108 Garage opened last October, the tiny restaurant soon became the object of rapturous acclaim. It seemed that, before the paint had even dried, the country’s most esteemed restaurant critics were professing the restaurant to practically serve the best food since the invention of sliced bread, despite the furniture. ...

World’s hottest chilli unveiled at Chelsea Flower Show

World’s hottest chilli unveiled at Chelsea Flower Show

The ‘world’s hottest chilli’ has been unveiled at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Dragon’s Breath chilli as it is known comes in at 2.4 million Scovilles (SCU), that’s 200,000 SCU hotter than the current record holder. The chilli is the culmination of a joint project involving Tom Smith ...

How Could Theresa May’s Snap Election Announcement Affect the UK Economy?

Tories hijack Google to cover up Dementia Tax blunder

The Conservatives have hijacked Google to cover up their dementia tax blunder which has sparked outrage amongst the electorate. Labour has gained 11 points on the Tories in just three weeks after Theresa May unveiled controversial social care plans in her manifesto. Under her plans there will be a significant ...

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How To Make… Courgette Soufflé

Culminating with the release of a brand new free-standing steam oven, high-end home and kitchen appliance innovators Miele has teamed up with chefs Marianne Lumb and Skye Gyngell to develop recipes using its steam technology. For the project, Marianne Lumb - chef, restaurateur, author and teacher at Leiths School of Food and ...