Day: 31 May 2017

My Life as a Courgette: Film Review

My Life as a Courgette: Film Review

Setting a film in an orphanage, one expects a tale filled with suffering. My Life As A Courgette is a creative accomplishment, managing to be heartwarming and light, even when it’s touching upon the dark subject matter of childhood pain and abandonment. This beautifully animated film is based on a ...

Physiotherapist reveals best ways to rehydrate after sport

Physiotherapist reveals best ways to rehydrate after sport

Properly rehydrating after sport is a crucial yet often overlooked aspect of the body's recovery - namely because it can be such a chore. But a simple new tablet could have the solution. PHIZZ was founded in the UK by Daniel Cray, Rory Simmance-Freemantle and Jon Knight who all have ...

The Belarus Free Theatre’s Kitchen Revolutions

The Belarus Free Theatre’s Kitchen Revolutions

With change or revolution comes a breakdown in convention and relationships between things have to be re-established and new narratives invented. I get this from reading journalist and broadcaster Paul Mason’s Wtf is Eleni Haifa? inspired by Viginia Woolf’s argument with Arnold Bennett who believed that after WW1 writers could ...

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Beer of the Week – Meantime Tea ‘N Biscus

Brewed: Greenwich, London Strength: 4.5% ABV Founded at the turn of the millennium in a small flat in Greenwich by Brew Master Alastair Hook and some like minded friends, Meantime has since become one of the leading breweries in the British Craft Beer revolution. Having set up their state-of-the-art brewery in 2010, just a ...

Translating the Untranslatable Trump: Can it be done?

President Trump to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord

President Trump has decided to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord according to Axios. Two sources with direct knowledge of the decision leaked the information today, with details on how the withdrawal will be executed being worked out by a small team including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. A full, ...

Nine unexpected discoveries on a yoga retreat

Nine unexpected discoveries on a yoga retreat

Mentor Tashi kissed by sunset in the shala, built in the mountains of Amieira, Oleiros.     © Gareth Iwan Jones Where did I go? Vale De Moses, Portugal 1. My favourite yoga class involved no yoga. I am the most competitive yogi in the room. ...

One in five Brits can’t even boil an egg in the kitchen

One in five Brits can’t even boil an egg in the kitchen

Millions of Brits are lacking basic kitchen skills – with one in five admitting they can’t boil an egg, a study has found. Instead of a perfectly cooked egg, a fifth admit they end up with yolks which are too hard-boiled to dip, whites which are still runny or even ...

Stormzy says Vote Labour…. apparently

Stormzy says Vote Labour…. apparently

Cheeky Jeremy Corbyn supporters are attempting to drum up votes by printing leaflets which say "Stormzy says vote Labour". The leaflet, handed out in Croydon, south London, claims the Tories hold 165 votes adding that "even you're dad's got more Facebook friends". It was shared by Labour activists thousands of ...

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Restaurant Review: Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill

Within his 1952 opus, The Old Man and the Sea - the final novel to be published during his lifetime – Ernest Hemingway wrote: “But thank God, they are not as intelligent as we who kill them; although they are more able and more noble.” Of all the pearls ...

Women ‘damned either way’ on maternity leave

Women ‘damned either way’ on maternity leave

Women are judged negatively if they choose to take maternity leave – and if they don’t – new research suggests. In a study of workers’ attitudes, mothers who took time off to care for babies were seen as less committed and competent at work. Meanwhile, those who continued working were ...

Arctangent Releases Final Lineup and Weekend Clash Finder

Arctangent Releases Final Lineup and Weekend Clash Finder

ArcTanGent Festival 2017 has revealed the final two bands for the line up, with both the mighty Ho99o9 and Shitwife being added to this years' event. From festival booker, James Scarlett - "Ho99o9 and Shitwife are genuinely two of the most mind-blowing live bands I’ve seen this year. Ho99o9 in ...

Five Labour narratives that simply aren’t true

Five Labour narratives that simply aren’t true

Given that they hold so much influence over our hearts and minds, it’s a bit of a problem for our democracy that the majority of the UK press is owned by a handful of foreign-based billionaires, who predominantly back the Tories.. The proprietors of our favourite newspapers have significant financial interests ...