A dark history of black pudding

Black pudding represents one of the very earliest forms of marketing or lying as it’s more commonly known. (Very early digression - people who work...

Food review: Los Gatos – “like going to Spain… minus the travel costs”

Do you have that restaurant where, no matter how many times you’ve been, you will always just keep going back? I won’t lie, there are...

Travel: A trip to Nova Scotia

Dave Stewart recently travelled all the way to Nova Scotia, Canada to discover a wealth of culture, hauntingly beautiful landscapes, sea kayaking, whales and...

Five mobile games to blow your cosy winter socks off

The cold approaches and with it comes darker nights, chill winds and an innate desire to stay in bed for just five more minutes while...

GAME: Shadow of the Tomb Raider review

By Simon Oxlade Lara Croft’s third adventure of the ‘Survivor Trilogy’ sees our youthful heroine visit South America on the trail of the evil Trinity...

Fashion column by Gina Akers: Hunker down for Autumn

Call it Autumn, call it fall, either way with the changing season fashion is set to change too. Time to get tactical and practical...

Happy World Vegan Day indeed – new free app is launched to help...

A first of its kind mobile app to help people go vegan is being launched today after research showed half of Brits would consider...

Adidas vs Puma: A history of trainer wars

Whether you’re a Sunday league footballer, an amateur jogger, or someone who hasn’t strapped on a pair of trainers since you were at school,...

A sticky history of chewing gum

There is evidence that chewing gum, in one form or another, has been around since the Neolithic period - with our ancestors reaching for...

Ocelot wine expert ponders the merits of the home of wine… clue – it’s...

I’m always pleased when wine questions turn up in the pub quiz, a recent example being “Where can you find the world’s largest wine...
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