Day: June 2, 2017

What Kind of Brave Are You?

What Kind of Brave Are You?

How brave are you? If you make the first move on a date, ask for a pay rise – and would go on a solo holiday, then you’d be carrying out an act of modern day bravery, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 adults found the definition of ...

Mac & Wild’s new whisky partner is a match made in heaven

Mac & Wild’s new whisky partner is a match made in heaven

Mac & Wild has partnered with the Scotch Malt Whisky Society to create an underground bar that fuses the Scottish chain's revered food offering with SMWS's rare and exclusive whisky selection. The Kaleidoscope bar opens its doors to punters today with some of the city's most exclusive and diverse collections of rare single malt ...

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Grab the Campari, Negroni Season Has Arrived

As the blossom blooms, parks become desirable lunch spots and the tube becomes hotter than the filling of a McDonald’s apple pie -  it isn’t by chance that the classic, humble Negroni has seen such a resurgence in popularity of late. Served over a huge chunk of ice and garnished ...

Britain’s distressing summer dress code

Britain’s distressing summer dress code

If a reasonably well-informed alien were to visit the United Kingdom in May or June, he (she? It? Them?) would assume that this was a land of devotees of the great sun god, Ra. We live, it is true, in a relatively cold climate – I read somewhere that the ...

Seven in Ten Brits Aren’t Falling for Politician’s Porkies

A hung parliament becoming a “genuine possibility”

A hung parliament is becoming a genuine possibility based on current spread betting trends. Ed Fulton, spokesperson for Sporting Index, said buying Conservative seats was all the rage when the spreads were opened in April, with Tory seats rocketing some 30 points up to a prediction of 402-407 by 5 May. ...

REVIEW: Centerpiece – Centerpiece

REVIEW: Centerpiece – Centerpiece

When I first saw the album cover for Centerpiece’s eponymous debut EP it instantly reminded me of a Crowded House record artwork; a beautiful painting of a field of sunflowers and wispy clouds and blue skies which immediately evokes that warm and happy feeling when life is good. The five-piece ...

Forgotten Film Friday: The Innocents (1961)

Forgotten Film Friday: The Innocents (1961)

By Michael McNulty Jack Clayton’s horror classic The Innocents, released in 1961 and based on (by way of William Archibald’s play) Henry James’ 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw, is a mysterious and haunting classic Victorian ghost story. The script, which passed through a number of hands, finally ended ...

Why Partner Fitness Makes Perfect Sense

Why Partner Fitness Makes Perfect Sense

Couples fitness is on the rise. Training with a partner, best friend or colleague is truly one of the most memorable and quality experiences you can hope to have with someone that you care about. Below we list the top six reasons why more and more people are pairing up ...