Day: May 2, 2018

Chokhi Dhani London

Restaurant Review: Chokhi Dhani, London

Exit Vauxhall Station at the foot of the bridge and head west, following the path of the Thames. Pass the 50 storey glass syringe, trailing the road to the right as it forks onto Nine Elms Lane and keep walking; crossing the invisible border between Lambeth and Wandsworth. Lapse the ...

Kagoule sign to Alcopop! Records for second album

Kagoule sign to Alcopop! Records for second album

Nottingham trio Kagoule will release their new album Strange Entertainment on Alcopop! Records later this year. The band will also support Drenge on their upcoming run of headline shows this month. With some time away from the spotlight to consolidate their early achievements and think about the direction they were heading after parting ...

Top 5 UK vineyards of 2018 revealed

Top 5 UK vineyards of 2018 revealed

In the year between April 2017 and April 2018, UK wine producers planted a record one million vines, meaning an extra two million bottles will enter the market in 2018. The UK’s wine production has been on the up for well over a decade now, and with British summers becoming ...

Fintech and the Sharing Economy

Fintech and the Sharing Economy

As business functionality and control are increasingly migrating to digital platforms, it's perhaps not surprising that transactional methodology and systems are increasingly tech-focused too. One of the phenomena this has supported is a surge in partnerships forged online, to provide peer to peer services. The option to bypass traditional transactions ...

Bath Ales Sulis Lager

Beer of the Week: Bath Ales Sulis Lager

Founded in 1995, Bath Ales brews a distinctive range of premium, well-crafted beers from its west country base. A new chapter began for Bath Ales in 2016, acquired by St Austell Brewery, one of only 28 independent, family-owned brewers in the country and one of Cornwall’s oldest businesses. Following this ...

Film Review: Mary And The Witch’s Flower

Film Review: Tully

Ever since Juno blew me away at the cinema I've been fascinated by Diablo Cody's work as a screenwriter. She's always worked best delving into the dramas playing out in suburban homes across America, transforming what may be mundane into the witty and heartfelt. While Juno dealt with the impact ...

Film Review: Mary And The Witch’s Flower

Film Review: Mary And The Witch’s Flower

The shadow of Studio Ghibli stalwart Hayao Miyazaki looms over Mary And The Witch’s Flower, the debut feature from the newly established Studio Ponoc – founded by leading film producer Yoshiaki Nishimura, in the wake of Ghibli’s decision to halt production following Miyazaki’s retirement back in 2014. Adapted from Mary ...