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I’ve had my second tutorial for my final year dissertation. The only thing I know about it is that it’s going to be about literary translation. 226 more words
The most important thing for me is that a beer tastes good irrespective of whether it’s served from a keg, a bottle, a can or a cask. 298 more words
Last Saturday, I left cozy Kensington for the more notorious Camden Market. It was bustling with activity. The streets were cluttered with stalls of fake designer goods and heaps of food hawkers eager to sell their daily produce, ranging from fragrant Indian biryani to American fried candy. 213 more words
Fagin’s irritable comment to a child in the film Oliver —”Shut up and drink your Gin!”—had a basis in historical fact.
Gin is a juniper berry-flavoured spirit; a diminutive of Genever, the Dutch word for juniper with origins rather more murky than the clear spirit we know today. 346 more words