'It’s kinda unbelievable that we’re now here experiencing it. Neither of us ever thought this would be happening. We both feel so overwhelmed, I honestly can’t even write this correctly, I don’t think I can ever feel grateful enough for this life & for what we experience. … [Read more...] about Love Island’s Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen reveal plans to transform their new £1 million Essex country home including a special room for their DOGS… and they’ve got Gemma Collins as a neighbour!
New french country
Around the same time that Redzepi founded Mad, Meyer, who sold his majority stake in Noma in 2013, began testing New Nordic principles far beyond Scandinavia. After mapping the countries of the world on metrics such as economic development, crime rates and biodiversity, Meyer decided to open a restaurant called Gustu in Bolivia’s capital, La Paz, with another talented young Danish chef, Kamilla Seidler, at the helm. Seidler and her team used Bolivia’s fauna and flora to create the restaurant’s idiosyncratic cuisine – llama tartare, alligator escabeche and a lot of quinoa – and brought the restaurant on to the foodie radar. But more importantly, she completed the restaurant’s primary objective: training the restaurant’s Bolivian staff so she could leave Gustu in their hands. … [Read more...] about What Noma did next: how the ‘New Nordic’ is reshaping the food world
“There is a #MeToo paradox in France: it is one of the countries where the movement was the most closely followed on social media, but from a political perspective and in cultural spheres, France has completely missed the boat.” She said France had failed to draw the line between “libertine behaviour” and “sexual abuse”. … [Read more...] about French minister enters Césars row over Roman Polanski nominations
Britain was always there to impose reality on this world of self-delusion. Now we are heading for the exit, taking with us our £14billion a year in hard currency. … [Read more...] about New Chancellor Rishi Sunak must know a poor South won’t make the North richer
The robot-uniformed French electronic duo Daft Punk bested Lorde and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to take home the album and record of the year. Pharrell Williams, who is featured in Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, delivered the thank you speech for the lanky performers that do not speak in costume, or at least can’t be heard. … [Read more...] about Daft Punk and Lorde win top honours at 2014 Grammy awards