Day: May 28, 2019

Rocketman: Enough fuel and fire for liftoff

Rocketman: Enough fuel and fire for liftoff

★★★☆☆ I entered the screening of Rocketman ignorant to Elton John’s life and work, and a little sceptical of the film’s accuracy (as I am with most biopics). Without the burden of knowledge of his past, I was free to enjoy the film unencumbered. From the trippy fantasy sequences to the emotional ...

Hotel Santa Caterina Amalfi: When life gives you lemons

Hotel Santa Caterina Amalfi: When life gives you lemons

They say when life gives you lemons you should make lemonade, but I don't much care for that. Why make lemonade when you can make a gin and tonic, or sip limoncello on the edge of the Sorrentine Peninsula after eating lemon pepper fettuccine with a fresh lemon sauce? Set ...

Labour Party expels Alastair Campbell for voting Liberal Democrat

Labour Party expels Alastair Campbell for voting Liberal Democrat

The Labour Party has expelled Alastair Campbell after Tony Blair’s former spin doctor voted for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections. Alastair Campbell has been a very vocal campaigner for a second referendum on Brexit and had switched his vote for the Lib Dems who were unambiguously campaigning for ...

Fun Games for the Family on Father’s Day

Fun Games for the Family on Father’s Day

As Father’s Day is fast approaching, you as a parent should have activities and games you can play and have fun with the whole family on that special day. The truth is, it is impossible to turn family activities into fun games for your kids. Well, if you try out ...

Inside Britain’s most northerly commercial wine producer

5 reasons why you should be toasting English wine this week

English Wine Week is upon us and this year there are more reasons than ever to raise a glass to the country’s burgeoning viticultural scene. With growers planting some 3 million vines from Yorkshire to Kent and a tropical summer bringing ideal growing conditions last year there is a bumper ...

Yopo

Restaurant Review: Yopo at The Mandrake Hotel

It wasn’t always like this. Hotel restaurants were once, until quite recently, generally considered a last resort, aimed at guests too tired or unadventurous to explore the local area. During the late 1800s, Auguste Escoffier revolutionised hotel dining when hired by César Ritz, with the pair eventually collaborating on the ...

Quiz: How good are your map reading skills?

Quiz: Can you read a traditional map?

Millions of millennials have NEVER read a paper map, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study found a decade of ground-breaking tech innovation has all but ended traditional map-reading among the much maligned 23 to 38 age group. The results show millennials use their mobile phone map ...

Injured? What You Need to Know About Personal Injury Law

Injured? What You Need to Know About Personal Injury Law

When you’ve sustained injuries in an accident, through no fault of your own, you may be wondering if you have a claim to compensation resulting from the negligence of the other person or party. Personal injury accidents – automobile accidents, defective products, truck collisions, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall claims, ...