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...

Music review: Mother – ‘LA’

There’s a seedy feel to LA, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Oxford trio, Mother, will shortly be introducing people to their version of...

Review: The Hound of The Baskervilles – “British comedy at its best”

The Hound of The Baskervilles is probably one of the most well-known and best-loved Sherlock Holmes tales. The latest take on it in Cirencester...

Review: The Hounds of The Baskervilles – “British comedy at its best”

The Hound of The Baskervilles is probably one of the most well-known and best-loved Sherlock Holmes tales. The latest take on it in Cirencester...

Music review: Leon Daye – ‘The Gift’

Leon Daye’s ‘The Gift’ is an interesting one. Although based in Cirencester the album itself exudes American-ness and really affirms its place in the territory...

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...

Gig Monkey music review: Master of None – Master of None

By Ed Dyer This debut solo release from Little Red’s Ian Mitchell is not what you expect musically. However, it does confirm where the darkness...

Gig Monkey music review: Will Lawton & Weasel Howlett – Fossils of the Mind

By Ed Dyer Wiltshire duo Will and Weasel have conjured up something unique with this debut album. Starting with a spoken word piece borrowed from...

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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