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Has wine gone bad?

The long read: Natural wine advocates say everything about the modern industry is ethically, ecologically and aesthetically wrong and have triggered the biggest split in the wine world for a generation If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 which had just been crowned as the best restaurant in the Read more »

From Game of Thrones to The Crown: the woman who turns actors into stars

The long read: Nina Golds role is invisible, and yet her taste has shaped much of what we watch on film and TV. By Sophie Elmhirst Earlier this year, the casting director Nina Gold sat at the back of the stalls of the Criterion theatre in the West End and watched a group of students Read more »

Dhaka’s Dickensian workhouses should shame us all

A damning study says children in the slums of Bangladesh work over 42 hours a week, often at factories supplying to the west Charles Dickens was outraged by child labour and for good reason: he had first hand experience of working long hours for little pay in bad conditions. By the time Dickens came to Read more »

Rogue One: the CGI resurrection of Peter Cushing is thrilling but is it right?

The late Star Wars villains return to the space franchise isnt the first time a star has been digitally brought back to life, but could represent a tipping point for Hollywood We want to scan you, all of you, your body, your face, your emotions, your laughter, your tears. We want to sample you, preserve Read more »

‘The swamp is Goldman Sachs’: how the bank is rewarded for putting profits over people

The US government has continually mined the bank for some of its top posts despite its role in the 2008 financial crisis and protests are popping up across the country again in response to Donald Trumps cabinet picks In a persistent drizzle on 17 January, a group of protesters swathed in green ponchos unfurled tarps Read more »

Dhaka’s Dickensian workhouses should shame us all

A damning study says children in the slums of Bangladesh work over 42 hours a week, often at factories supplying to the west Charles Dickens was outraged by child labour and for good reason: he had first hand experience of working long hours for little pay in bad conditions. By the time Dickens came to Read more »

Rogue One: the CGI resurrection of Peter Cushing is thrilling but is it right?

The late Star Wars villains return to the space franchise isnt the first time a star has been digitally brought back to life, but could represent a tipping point for Hollywood We want to scan you, all of you, your body, your face, your emotions, your laughter, your tears. We want to sample you, preserve Read more »

‘The swamp is Goldman Sachs’: how the bank is rewarded for putting profits over people

The US government has continually mined the bank for some of its top posts despite its role in the 2008 financial crisis and protests are popping up across the country again in response to Donald Trumps cabinet picks In a persistent drizzle on 17 January, a group of protesters swathed in green ponchos unfurled tarps Read more »

Understandіng Thе Lаw Оf Аttraсtion

  How does the Law of Attraction Work?   Тhе law of attraction іs the hot tоpіc in thе persоnаl dеvеloрment world аt thе moment аftеr the relеаse of cоuntlеss boоks and mоvіes suсh as “What Thе Bleеp Do Wе Κnow” and ‘The Secrеt”. Аs suсh, there is а lоt оf talk аbоut thе lаw Read more »

The Importance Of Being Present

“If you are depressed you are living in the past.  If you are anxious you are living in the future.  If you are at peace you are living in the present.” -Lao Tzu I live today in the present. Why is that so important you ask? The majority of my life I didn’t consider the Read more »