Flavrbox of goodies – review

September 11, 2012

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I love trying new foods. I also love getting post (call me old-fashioned). So a box of yummy new goodies arriving on my doormat is my idea of heaven.

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McDonalds goes veggie (and more meat-free treats)

September 4, 2012

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Committed carnivores will turn their snouts up at veggie burgers. You can show them the most delightful spinach and chickpea creation and they will throw it back in your face, lamenting the lack of greasy goodness spilling from it. So why would one of the biggest burger fiends in the world go vegetarian?

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Healthy pizza and why to avoid it

July 31, 2012

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Hold the front page. The world has finally created what we've all been waiting for. No, it's not calorie-free chocolate. It's not hangover-less wine. It's a healthy pizza.

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Wuthering Heights – life’s not fair

June 30, 2012

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If your only experience with Wuthering Heights is Kate Bush wailing, then you're not the only one. I was with you a few days ago.

Posted in: culture

HintHunt: murder mystery condensed

May 8, 2012

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Imagine a murder mystery evening. Now strip out the amateur dramatics, confine it to a small space and set a time limit of 60 minutes to solve it. This is Hint Hunt.

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Sex, violence and children’s books

May 3, 2012

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Facts of life ain't always pretty. But they're true. So why should children be barred from reading books that include a version we don't agree with?

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Foods that offend me

April 21, 2012

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Nobody needs a microwave panini. One, it's disgusting. Two, it is stupidly easy to make a panini. Three, it's just plain disgusting.

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