Day: July 9, 2018

Flashbacks to ‘93: Hocus Pocus

Flashbacks to ‘93: Hocus Pocus

Most of us cinephiles have formative films, the ones that turned us from consumers into viewers and began the process of forming a lifelong love of movies. Mine was Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. I confess I’m surprised by the fact that, for more than a handful of people, ...

Man who can’t build bridge across the Thames wants to construct one across the Channel

Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary

Boris Johnson has resigned as Foreign Secretary just hours after David Davis walked away from the cabinet. The outspoken Brexiter joins a long list of MPs to quit Theresa May's cabinet, leaving the PM in dire straits. David Davis and his junior minister Steve Baker resigned their positions on Sunday ...

Pascal Aussignac Cassoulet

How to Make: Pascal Aussignac’s Le Fameux Cassoulet

Fine dining is fine, but wholesome country cooking is the essence of French cuisine. Originating in the south of France, cassoulet is a quintessential Gallic dish, typically made with white beans, confit duck or goose and sausage. Michelin-starred Pascal Aussignac’s cassoulet follows the chef’s mother’s favourite recipe, comprising duck leg, Toulouse ...

Theatre Review: The Jungle, Playhouse Theatre

Theatre Review: The Jungle, Playhouse Theatre

The Jungle’s an urgent political immersive monumental piece of theatre set in an Afghan restaurant deep inside the Calais refugee camp, which was bulldozed to the ground by the French authorities in 2016. It’s a hypnotic play. Part documentary, part fiction, part activist, it gives voice to the stories of ...

Theresa May calls General Election due to Brexit opposition

Tory backbencher reveals “new leader is on its way”

A Tory backbencher has revealed that Theresa May could be on her way out after David Davis resigned as the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. The Brexit secretary became the fifth cabinet minister to step down in under a year after Amber Rudd, Michael Fallon, Priti Patel and Damian Green vacated ...

How to Solve a Rodent Infestation

How to Solve a Rodent Infestation

Various rodent species infest people’s homes throughout the year. They are some of the most dangerous pests to graze the American household and the yearly number of infestations is around 20 million. That’s an insanely high number when you consider the population of the US (more than 5% of homes ...