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Casa Manolo

I went to a marvellous new place (it’s been open for a couple of months) called Casa Manolo for lunch on Tuesday.  It’s basically a tapas joint but has a deli at the front, along with some nice looking pigs’ legs. 187 more words


Calling all cliches: Taking them down

The word ‘takedown’ is a sporting term that comes from wrestling and martial arts, where it refers to a move that’s not a throw, but still brings an opponent to the ground. 488 more words


Giles Coren: My Failed Novel -Sky Arts (2016) – A What I’ve Been Watching Review

As part of Sky Arts’ “Failure Season” (as good a season as any other to have I suppose, it seems a very British thing to celebrate failure!) came this hour long documentary in which journalist, restaurant critic and TV presenter Giles Coren recalled his failed attempt at the literary novel.   583 more words

What I've Been Watching

The Califig Connection

Count Plovkin. A man as great as the mighty Canadian brown bear and as eternal as the giant sequoia. When he speaks, world leaders need the toilet rather urgently. 570 more words

Who's Who in Food? The UK's Best Restaurant Critics

Restaurant critics – they are our food heros (and anti-heros).  Love them or hate them we are generally amused by them and just sometimes we may act on what they recommend. 1,114 more words


Noble Rot

Giles Coren might have published his review of Noble Rot yesterday, but it’s always good to compare notes. You can read my piece here on bbrblog.com.


The Definitive Guide to Getting the Absolute Least Out of Life

An inspirational list for slimeballs, scumbags and would-be sociopaths. Inspired in part by hateful tabloid bile-spreaders Katie Hopkins and Giles Coren.

  1. Abuse Your Body…
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