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Food Science Day 4: Live Blog
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8:25pm Om nom nom, they expanded and were covered in melted Mars bars and stuffed with ice cream and and… I think we are too drunk and too full to say any more tonight. More photos to come, not sure about scientific content of the day but food […]

Food Science Day, The Return…
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We interrupt the normal FreakyTrigger service for the return of Food Science Day, a day – in honour of FT poster Liz Daplyn – when we do science upon food. Now our definition of science may be flakier than the average, we honour physics, […]

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Like A Motorway
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French film “Home” starts with a happy family playing hockey on a strip of tarmac. This slowly reveals itself to be a motorway (Autoroute), and their house is right next to it. So we have house, motorway, idyllic field. Happy family. THEN[…]

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What? In the Park???
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As you are no doubt very much aware, here at Freaky Trigger we are:
A. very much in favour of the pub
B. quite partial to a festival every now and then
So, hey, what could POSSIBLY GO WRONG with Pub In The Park? I, I don’t really know where to […]

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Confusing Them With Mountains
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Well, here it is – my essay on the “Decade in Pop” for Pitchfork. The last time I read it through, which was also about the 50th time, I thought it was pretty good, but I’ve lost all distance.
The angle I took was to write it […]

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You’re Having A Turkish
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Part of me finds the cockney rhyming slang cash machine a perfectly intriguing and fun idea. I can’t say I would pay £1.50 commission to use one, especially as the photo below seems to give away most of the gags. But since when have PIN number[…]

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A Touch of Heat Makes It Cooler
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Easy easy ice cream.
The Demand: Ginger Chilli Ice Cream
The solution: Add some chilli to some Ginger Ice Cream to make:
Pete’s Three Chilli And Ginger Ice Cream

Ideal on a hot sunny day because
a) Its ice cream, it cools you down
b) It has ch[…]

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The Time Travellers Life
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Its tough being an accidental time traveller. Well, not that tough. Your biggest problem appears to be getting hold of some new clothes, though considering that in The Time Travellers Wife the average timeslip seems to be for about five minutes it se[…]

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Bocconcini di Capra, Toma di Capra, Blu di Mucca (Cheesy Lovers 14, 15 & 16)
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Bocconcini di Capra
Soft goat cheese, Italian, from Gastronomica
A very squishy soft little white round of cheese, wrapped in white paper, and small enough that it nestles in my palm. When I cut it, it oozes a creamy white viscous liquid. It tastes s[…]

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A Perfect Getaway – An Imperfect Threeway
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A hint to all screenwriters out there. If in doubt, and unless it it necessary, try not to make any of your characters a screenwriter. Not only is it a little bit too self aggrandising, but the next thing that follows is that your screenwriter charac[…]

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