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A history of jelly

What could be more lovely for a children’s party, than serving up the congealed residue of a boiled up cow’s hoof?  The idea of creating...

RECIPE: celeriac, kale & mushroom pie

This winter warmer gives the heartiest of meat stews a run for its money.  Cooking the component parts may seem a bit fiddly but it...

Beer columnist Brewery Bird asks if pubs are losing their pulling power?

Closing Time - a short story Once Upon A Time, there was a pub. It was a typical two-roomed back street drinking establishment, not too...

Rising music stars perform to celebrate the launch of Dr. Martens in Oxford

Last week Dr. Martens launched their highly anticipated new store with two of Oxford’s finest music acts providing a night of raucous celebration. Support came...

Lonely Planet author shares his experiences of tight scrapes in far flung places

Travel journalist & Lonely Planet author Richard Waters shares his top three brushes with mortality over 15 years’ travel writing. "There are two absolutes I...
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