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diet a success: dieter scarily skeletal etc
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diet a success: dieter scarily skeletal etc:
possibly the best aftermath-offshoot of the south beach diet is that i am allowed ALL THE SHELLFISH and FISH i can eat!! (well, it doesn’t quite put it like that, but i am supposed to eat allowed st[…]

Brandwatch Special: Girls Allowed
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Brandwatch Special: Girls Allowed
I suspect marketing people are a bit divided over Yorkie’s now-quite-long-running “NOT FOR GURLS” campaign. Innovative? Yes. Patronising? Probably. A joke worn thin through repetition? Well…. […]

In La Porchetta on Saturday I reverted to type
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In La Porchetta on Saturday I reverted to type and had one of my favourite pizzas, Pizza Speck. It is a simple, crisp dough which has gorgonzola and speck ham on it. No tomato, nothing else. Quite salty truth be told. Not very vegetably.
And then it[…]

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BLOG WHAT YOU SEE
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BLOG WHAT YOU SEE
After once seeing a certain chocolate bar in the shop round the corner, and then never seeing it again EVER in my life (expect me to blog the full story when I have access to a computer at the same time I have access to several bott[…]

TAB
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TAB {no, not that kind} UPDATE
It had been settled, an investigation concluded yesterday.
As it was LUNCHTIME, I stayed for two pints and a catfish po-boy (blackened, with tasty remoulade and the most remarkable side of tangy crisps).
Delicious.
The […]

JUST POPPED OUT TO TOP UP THE METER
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JUST POPPED OUT TO TOP UP THE METER
The scene:
Goose Island brewpub on Clybourn, in Chicago’s “bustling” (if by that you mean ‘full of yuppies buying organic’) Lincoln Park neighbourhood.
The mood:
not entirely subdued, […]

cookingforengineers.com
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cookingforengineers.com
What it says on the URL, really. I like the table format for recipes, there are articles on equipment (knives, boards, etc) which are dry but extensive, how to freeze meats, etc. There are only a couple of article I could find[…]

CAMPAIGNING UPDATE!
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CAMPAIGNING UPDATE!
Further news reaches us of badness ahead for Sam Smiths houses. Having watched a fair bit of football during euro 2004 at the Blue Posts, Newman Street, and seen the big screen showing all sorts over the course of our visits, we […]

TESCO’S WILL EAT ITSELF:
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TESCO’S WILL EAT ITSELF: I was just in the Goodge Street Tesco’s buying myself some prunes. Above the queue for the express checkouts is a television which is permatuned to Sky News. And it was showing a story about…Tesco’s so[…]

Refurb Update
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Refurb Update
Pre-Christmas I noted that one of my locals had undergone a substantial refurbishment. The Shaftesbury, in Upper Holloway, had been shut for four weeks – which is why I tagged it substantial .On further examination though they hav[…]

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