Monthly Archives: February 2011

51 – The Oscar winner is The King’s Speech

51/314 “The British film industry really stretches itself by making a film about a posh bloke with a stammer” or, “Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, underdog does good, big yawn” are the types of geeky tweets about the Oscar news today. This … Continue reading

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50 – Has Glastonbury lost its edge?

50/315 In the Telegraph today, Lucy Jones, commenting on the news that U2 were set to headline the forthcoming festival asked “Has the festival lost its edge?” It seems the three headliners are now set to be Coldplay, Beyonce and … Continue reading

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49 – Boiled egg on toast with grilled tomatoes

49/316 Cooking is, without a doubt therapeutic. I’m not talking about the usual making the tea routine that you struggle to fit into your daily to-do list that never, ever all gets done. I’m talking about cooking for cooking’s sake. … Continue reading

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48 – Spring is coming – Campervans and Keep fit

48/317 I’ve now seen about snowdrops and baby dafs and the chives in my garden are peaking through. At last spring is here, or showing promise of soon being so. I LOVE winter, it is filled with the best events … Continue reading

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47 – London Fashion Week; plus-size, androgyny and glamour

47/318 London Fashion Week is drawing to a close – the event that has been hogging our fashion mag spreads and arts & culture headlines. Whilst I would like to say I am so in the know that I have … Continue reading

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46 – Belong by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

46/319 Considering they’ve been going since 2007, I have only just today heard of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, courtesy of on-the-pulse DJ Michelle Zenner via Twitter. Their new single Belong was released on iTunes yesterday and is … Continue reading

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45 – Alexander McQueen’s Savage Beauty

45/320 Today I saw a picture preview (courtesy of the BBC) of some of Alexander McQueen’s fantastic designs soon to be displayed at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Organized by The Costume Institute, around 100 items are to make … Continue reading

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