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Sleep With Your Clothes On

In Hours is a relatively new four-piece band originating from Sweden. It follows that they don’t seem to have much of a fan following…yet, at least. 62 more words


Puree of Black Bean (Wartime)

Welcome back all you history and food afficionados!! This time around, I went back a hundred years to explore the nature of recipes during food rationing over the course of war.   1,187 more words


Now posting on Vulpes Libris: Jenny Erpenbeck, The End of Days

I read a delicate, poetic, gripping and depressing novel about German lives during the persecution of the Jews before and after the First World War, the starvation of the German population between the wars, and the appalling administrative tortures of Stalinism, and r… 39 more words




 I hinted at this in my piece yesterday when I lauded the miracles of Refreshers and their cure-all properties – or their cure-flu properties even if they don’t do a deal about curing broken legs. 732 more words


Death on the walls at the Waterloo Panorama

If you ever go to Waterloo, a 20-minute drive south of Brussels on the motorway, you’ll find a very small village entirely focused on the tourist site. 986 more words