WIN OF CHANGE The Fiver has no idea who this Derk Lassiker bloke is but apparently he’s going to be at Tuesday’s big match in Germany, which pits Bayern Munich against the butlers who occasionally nick their silverware, Borussia Dortmund. It’s a must-see clash, all right, so don’t forget to take your nearest and dearest for a cross-country spin beforehand to make sure your eyes are working well enough to watch the action. … [Read more...] about The sort of fireworks seldom seen outside of a Rammstein jamboree
Cyber camp big idea
"It was the same last year as I missed Foo Fighters," he says. "I've seen bits and bobs but not as much as I'd like to, but you don't get to play at Glastonbury every day, so you can't really moan. It's not really bad, is it. 'Oh no, I've got so many gigs at Glasto, what a shame'." … [Read more...] about Glastonbury: Tom Walker on his six gigs, Stormzy and his Love Island namesake
MARK -I've seen a few people talk about this, about how despite the kind of 80% of people in Rethink's survey saying that they felt their mental health had worsened. And I've seen people saying that for certain elements of the things they experience they've felt better than they have for years. It kind of underlines for me the feeling that we're pretty soon going to end up with an attempt to build one story of what this period was like for everyone, and more than any point there's ever been, because we're all isolated in our homes, cut off from some of the things that were binding us together, actually it's about individual stories. I am really, really scared that when we come out of this there's going to be a keep calm and carry on or we beat this terrible thing story and all of the real experience will get erased and people won't have a chance to talk about what this time really was like. … [Read more...] about Transcript: ‘When the pandemic started, my panic attacks stopped’
Hunters, says Nasi, take about 4.5m tonnes of bushmeat a year from forests in the Congo basin and possibly 1.299m tonnes in the Amazon. “We would need to transform large areas of tropical forests or savannas into pasture to replace [this amount of] bushmeat by cattle. For comparison, Brazilian beef production is considered responsible for about 50m hectares [124m acres – twice the size of the UK] of deforestation. If bushmeat consumption in the Congo basin was to be replaced by locally produced beef, an area as large as 25 m hectares might have to be converted to pastures.” … [Read more...] about ‘Ban on bushmeat’ after Covid-19 but what if alternative is factory farming?
'I know from personal experience as a mum of three that I do not want to spend hundreds and thousands of dollars on homewares and furniture that has the possibility of being broken, so Kmart gives us an affordable range of homewares that look great.' … [Read more...] about Meet the mums who made Kmart ‘cool’: How thousands of savvy and stylish shoppers transformed the once ‘daggy’ store into a powerhouse dominating the retail market