The answers 1 Concorde (supersonic airliner).2 Beer.3 Wu-Tang Clan.4 Spider.5 Barabas (in Marlowe’s play The Jew Of Malta).6 Chess.7 The Daleks (Doctor Who).8 Buddhists.9 Daughters of Anne: St Anne; Anne Boleyn; Anne Hyde; Princess Anne.10 Played Ned Kelly on film.11 Yellow flag: flower nickname; F1 warning flag; historical maritime flag.12 Start/end of M6 motorway.13 Beaten by Liverpool in European Cup finals.14 Tudor/Elizabethan/Stuart playhouses in London.15 Film & TV mermaids: Disney’s Little Mermaid; Stingray; Splash. … [Read more...] about Which hip-hop group was named after a martial arts film?
While metaphorical father-son relationships litter such stories, Asser takes things one step further, nodding toward Greek tragedy (and, increasingly, melodrama) as Eric wrestles with the all too real and present figure of his dad. Although this is a prison drama, it can also be read as a tale of domestic violence in which the sins of the fathers are visited upon their (innocent?) offspring, who are in turn condemned to repeat their parents' crimes ad infinitum. For this theme to work, it's necessary for O'Connell to embody both threat and vulnerability, a complex balancing act he handles with aplomb. Scenes in which he prepares for a future attack by fashioning a razor-sharp shank from a toothbrush reminded me of Tahar Rahim's dynamite performance in Jacques Audiard's A Prophet, which similarly combined barely contained anxiety with grim and deadly resolve. … [Read more...] about Starred Up review – a powerful prison drama that pits father against son
'Don't be afraid to meal prep - I have Googled so many times about what you can and can't freeze, how to defrost and so on, but it's all about trial and error and I haven't poisoned anyone yet!' … [Read more...] about Student nurse reveals she saves £100 a month by batch cooking with reduced-price meat and veg – and says it gives her an hour back every week day that she can spend with her son
He is also a member of the Wales Food Safety Expert Panel and the Wales Steering Group for Food Hygiene Ratings, both of which "are involved in ensuring that food safety enforcement and food hygiene ratings are carried out effectively and consistently in Wales". … [Read more...] about Food hygiene ratings: ‘A zero isn’t down to paperwork’
Routledge blames the removal of tax breaks for undermining his business model. But he also says welfare reforms and the introduction of universal credit have contributed to rent collection issues. “We have arrears across the board all the time for one reason or another,” he says. He claims new landlords moving into the bottom end of the market can only survive by cutting back on property upkeep. “You are now getting a flurry of landlords coming into the market who haven’t got a clue. It is a breeding ground for slum landlords,” he says. … [Read more...] about The private renters trapped in Britain’s new slums