Agenda: Brick Lane Bike Shop; Joe Banfi; Sozai Cookery School; Skyfall; Enlightened
Sunday 17 February 2013
Fashion: Get into gear
If you're a serious cyclist put off by the cost of the clobber, your prayers have been answered. H&M's collection with the ultra-hip Brick Lane Bike Shop yields some of the finest new weatherproofing technology, not to mention classy design, around – and it's all made with the high-street chain's Conscious concept in mind, meaning it's made from 100 per cent sustainable materials. Launches 7 March, hm.com
Face to watch: Joe Banfi
Like your folkies with some fire in their belly? Then you should check out this singular 23-year-old and his pastoral yet grungey songwriting. EP "Nomads" is out on 4 March and and he'll be heading out on a five-date tour in support
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Jodie Marsh, Samuel L Jackson, Alexa Chung, Hugh Bonneville
1. The wind keeps nicking my cigs.
2. and justin bieber was like No Way & I was like Way & it was like totes amazeballs ermagerrd rofl lol can i have a birthday tweet lord sugar
3. Hmmm slippers! Oh, you can't call slippers?
4. No no keep talking. I always yawn when I'm interested.
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Vine
Have you, like us, been hearing all this "vining" talk and imagining it might be a euphemism for people making a wassock of themselves after one glass too many? Well, let's enlighten you: it's a video-sharing service that lets you film six-second clips and share them on Twitter – and you'll soon be using it all the bloody time. Free from iTunes Store
Lexpionage: Punwitry, n
The frantic, impulsive tweeting of wordplay in response to a breaking news story. For example, the, er, neigh-glible horsemeat scandal or the resignation of the Pope, aka Ex-Benedict, aka the Nope
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about…
Food: Sozai Cookery School
Roll up, roll up for the UK's first ever Japanese cookery school, where you will be able to learn the fine art of sushi-making and more besides. 6 Middlesex Street, London E1, sozai.co.uk
Internet: Honest Trailer: Skyfall
It scored a Bafta and smashed the box office – but that's not to say Sam Mendes' Bond mega-hit isn't ripe for some mickey taking, as evidenced by this rather brilliant précis. bit.ly/YR6Ycv
This winning HBO corporate satire-cum-Laura Dern vehicle passed us by when it launched last year, but, having scoffed the Series 1 DVD in three sittings, we can testify it's just the thing for a sofa weekend.
Match the tweets: 1. Alexa Chung; 2. Hugh Bonneville; 3. Samuel L Jackson; 4. Jodie Marsh.
Life & Style blogs
What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
iPhone 6s photos leak shows new phone will be thicker than iPhone 6, could make cases defunct
Women really are more attracted to men who make them laugh, study finds
Worrying about your weight makes you more likely to pile on the pounds, researchers claim
What do the emojis on Snapchat mean?
- 1 Refugee crisis: Sweden the only European country with a majority favourable towards non-EU immigration
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 4 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'
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