News bites Time to name check a few other Chinese favourites. In Blackpool there’s the Wok Inn Seaside Noodle Bar, both for pan-Asian dishes and Cantonese classics (and it’s mothership deeper into town, Mandarin). In Manchester go to Live Seafood, for crustacea from the tanks cooked all ways. In Edinburgh visit Chop Chop for seriously compelling dumplings. And elsewhere in London’s Chinatown, try Baiwei for bare bones Sichuan or JinLi just around the corner for similar food in plusher surroundings. Dumpling’s Legend is the place for Xiao Long Bao (or soupy dumplings), and just across Shaftesbury Avenue there’s the ever-brilliant Y Ming. … [Read more...] about Four Seasons, London: ‘An act of solidarity that also gets me roast duck’ – restaurant review
Clean air act of 1970
Sales of all bagged traditional house coal (through retailers, supermarkets and DIY stores) will be phased out by February 2021 Loose coal sold direct to customers via approved coal merchants will end by February 2023 Sales of wet wood in units of under two cubic metres (such as at DIY stores and garden centres) will be restricted from sale from February 2021 Wet wood sold in larger volumes will need to be sold with advice on how to dry it before burning from this date Manufacturers of solid fuels will also need to show their products have a very low sulphur content and only emit a small amount of smoke These regulations will apply in England only Wet logs produce high levels of smoke - releasing more than twice the amount of smoke emissions than from seasoned or dry wood. … [Read more...] about Wood burning stove ban – what are the new rules and what fuel can I burn?
She also licked it off her fingers and gyrated for the eye before getting on her knees and roaring for the Public Eye, which was wearing some sultry stockings as it got excited, and Kirstie told the girls what to do next. … [Read more...] about TOWIE’s Bobby Norris admits the Celebrity Big Brother girls’ dance for the Public Eye went into his ‘w*******’
The conventional wisdom suggested that Fury would have been well-suited to reprise the tactics from their inconclusive first encounter 15 months ago, when he spent most of the evening boxing Wilder’s ears off with erratic feints, a stubbornly effective jab and deft upper-body movement belying his towering 6ft 9in frame. Even after suffering knockdowns in the ninth and 12th rounds, the latter of which left him seemingly unconscious on descent, Fury came off the floor each time and finished the round coming forward. … [Read more...] about Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder to win WBC heavyweight championship
I am reminded of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of The Snow Queen, as beautiful as she is cold, who leaves a sliver of ice in a young man’s heart. Captive, a prisoner in her frozen desert, he is angry and indifferent to those who truly love him … [Read more...] about What on earth has happened to the old Harry? Royal biographer ANGELA LEVIN on her fears that Meghan has put a sliver of ice in his heart