Our love of food and dining dates back to Ancient Rome. This important aspect of human social interaction has, consequently, had an age to develop, mature, and become a way of life. It brings us together like nothing else: sitting around the table talking and chewing! In London we are privileged to enjoy a plethora of places to dine. Why not explore a few ways to dine differently in our blessed Capital, tried and tested by yours truly.
A friend was talking at dinner about a short flight he took. "And then we passed 10,000 feet, and the woman next to me pulled out this thing, and started smoking it. I thought to myself, WTF!? Is this legal? Should I tell the flight attendant?"
Did you know that the average worker admits to wasting three hours per eight-hour working day, not including lunch and scheduled break-time?
This part of London, one of the main tourist draws, isn’t a place I often get to. It’s too full of people generally lolling about, gazing at the living statues, sipping coffee in the Piazza. But on a visit last week I noticed a very nice transformation at the 'wrong’ end of Long Acre.
There are two kinds of bankers: those who like trucks, and those who don't. And of those who do like them, there are two further kinds: those who want luxury SUVs, and those who want as much kick-ass truck power as possible.
Nadine Dorries has exposed the split in the Conservative party between vulgarity and conformity.
Stars like Christina Aguilera aren't supposed to fall. The status of multi-platinum A-lister comes with an in-built positive feedback mechanism. Success, at this level, tends to maintain. A team ensures your singles sound like hits while fans buy into a star and are reluctant to disinvest because that implies their own taste wasn't trustworthy to begin with.
In the early 20th century Baroness Orczy created Sir Percy Blakeney, the British aristocrat who, as that intrepid master of disguise the Scarlet Pimpernel, whisked noble folk away from the guillotine during the French revolution.
Eric, a documentary filmmaker, and Paul, a closeted lawyer, meet on a phone sex line. They end up in a relationship and move in together, only to have their relationship to crash and burn due to Paul's addiction to crack.
Hurricane Sandy may well be last week's news, but the devastation it left behind is still very current. This "I Still Love NY" T-shirt was designed by artist Sebastian Errazuriz in order to raise funds for the Hurricane Sandy relief.
British study suggests surgeons, boxers and tennis players might benefit from watching films in stereoscope before taking on challenging tasks
Actor told she was over the hill in her mid-30s, as Hollywood finds itself under increased scrutiny for its failure to represent women fairly on screen
The New Girlfriend is another fun, quirky new film from French Director Francois Ozon.