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The most famous April fool: spaghetti in 1957

Back in the dark old days of 1967, Italian food was still exotic. Italian coffee houses had come to Britain, especially South Wales, before the Second World War; more came after. 135 more words


You know how it is

I want Labour to win this election, but they’re not exactly going all out for my vote at the moment. I learned this morning, courtesy of… 1,995 more words


British shop event?!?

Japan loves a good regional event. Especially in the department store takashimaya. I’ve seen Kyushu, Hokkaido and Hiroshima, but I was super surprised to find out about a British event! 110 more words


British Multiculturalism

I’m not a fan of David Cameron, especially his beliefs of the failure of multiculturalism in Britain which enables the hatred of right wing nationalist extremists for anyone not white and “British” enough.   399 more words


Horace Greasley

In an attempt to distract myself from the monotony that is a dissertation, I read about a prisoner of war in Nazi Germany and this is why he amazed me so much. 138 more words

The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro (Book Review)

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro is powerful novel of hope, despair, truth and the enticing desire to continue to live with the lie of who we are. 530 more words

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