Day: June 8, 2018

R.White's Mark Beaumont

The Weekly Cocktail Recipe: Raspberry White Collins

Tying in with the World Cycling Revival festival, Scottish cyclist Mark Beaumont will attempt to break a world record next week (Friday 15th June), taking on the R.White’s Lemonade Penny Farthing One Hour World Record. Currently holding the record for cycling 18,000 miles around the world, Mark Beaumont will compete ...

Sleep - Graham Berry

GALLERY: Sleep go shirtless in Shepherd’s Bush

Venue: O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire 28.5.18 Photos: Graham Berry ( Black Tea Photography) Last week Shepherds Bush Empire played host to living legends. Proto-stoner doom icons Sleep showed up to deliver on the goods, with a suite of new tunes from last month's surprise release The Sciences. TLE tog Graham Berry ...

Review – Julie, National Theatre

Review – Julie, National Theatre

Julie is playwright Polly Stenham’s modern day reworking of Strindberg’s naturalistic 1888 play Miss Julie. The original was daring for its emphasis on class and sex wars in an intimate realistic setting, which explains why it is has been such a mainstay in British Theatre’s diet. It is possible to see ...

Pascere - best restaurants in Brighton

These are the best restaurants in Brighton

Accessible from London in less than an hour, Brighton is – arguably – the South East’s most exciting seaside resort. Alongside boasting a picturesque seafront, pleasure pier and landmarks such as the Pavillion, Brighton was also named the world’s “most hipster city” last year (shockingly chosen over Portland, Oregon). This ...

Film Review: Lek and the Dogs

Film Review: The Boy Downstairs

Sophie Brooks’ debut feature is a plucky heart-warmer that’s tender and beautifully observed. When Diana (Zosia Mamet) moves back to New York after a prolonged stay in London, she moves into her new apartment only to discover her ex-boyfriend lives in the flat below.  With a premise like that, Sophie ...

Film Review: Lek and the Dogs

Film Review: Lek and the Dogs

Andrew Kötting’s previous film, released this time last year, Edith Walks, paid homage to and told the story of Edith Swan Neck, the wife of King Harold.  Shot as an absurdist, quasi-experimental documentary, it followed Kötting and a band of merry travellers as they walked the 108 miles between Waltham ...

Marketers seen offering vital organs to retain people on their mailing list

Work now takes up 42% of our lives

The nation’s employees believe work now takes up 42 per cent of their life, according to research. Researchers carried out a detailed study of 2,000 adults in employment and found we all want more downtime. Half of those polled agreed waking up in the morning and dreading the day ahead ...