Agenda: Sarenza; Daniel Kaluuya; James Blake & Bon Iver; Experimental Food Society Spectacular; 'Tyrannosaur'
Sunday 04 September 2011
Fashion: Surprise, surprise!
Shoe emporium Sarenza is the online Mecca you didn’t know about - the French company stocks more than 15,000 styles of shoes and boots from all sorts of international labels, including Chie Mihara, LK Bennett, Annabel Winship and Converse.
Meanwhile, these “Cilla Chelsea” ankle boots by 1970s-inspired Swedish Hasbeens are just the thing for autumn thanks to their chunky wooden soles. £269, sarenza.co.uk
Face to watch: Daniel Kaluuya
A recent victim of gore-fest Psychoville, this 22-year-old actor will once again dice with death in BBC3 comedy-horror The Fades – the work of fêted screenwriter Jack Thorne, it tells the story of two best friends battling the spirits of the dead
Lexpionage: Septercemia, n.
A soul-destroying condition arising at the end of summer. May begin with a mild sense of post-holiday ennui and develop into a full-blown case of HOW LONG UNTIL CHRISTMAS rage
App watch: iWiganese
Brush up on your Lancastrian with this niche dictionary/translator devoted to the dying colloquialisms of Wigan – so you can unlock the meaning of phrases from "Art tha courtin'?" (Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?) to "Jafot pay gerrinere?" (Is there an entrance fee for this establishment?) Free from iTunes store
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Jack Wilshere, Kristen Schaal, George Takei, Kate Nash
1 I was testing out the 3D tv's in currys today haha so cool
2 If I'm having a fancy glass of champagne, I'll always mix it with the champagne of beers. Because I deserve all the champagnes
3 chevy chase i fucking love you
4 The chance of a baby sitting next to you on a plane is directly proportional to how badly you need to sleep
Answers at the bottom of the page
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Music: James Blake & Bon Iver
It's double the desolation in "Fall Creek Boys Choir" this beautifully slow-burning collaboration between the US indie-folker and the Brit chill-step producer. ind.pn/nVMG9T
Food: Experimental Food Society Spectacular
Fry the senses with this surreal weekender of food artists, magicians, futurologists and model-makers. 21 to 23 October, various London venues, experimentalfoodsociety.com
Early word is ecstatic on actor Paddy Considine's feature directing debut – and especially Peep Show alumnus Olivia Colman's performance as a charity shop worker-cum-battered housewife. Out 7 October; ind.pn/nR1Me1
MATCH THE TWEET: 1. JACK WILSHERE; 2. KRISTEN SCHAAL; 3. KATE NASH; 4. GEORGE TAKEI
Life & Style blogs
Melanoma rates in the UK are up five times on the 1970s
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
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It’s a pizza! And a cake!! What’s not to like? (The calories)
- 1 Easter egg hunt horror as mother finds dead body under deck of house
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Unbeliebable: The White House offer 'no comment' to anti-Justin Bieber petition
- 4 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 5 Shropshire criminals ‘using unmanned drones and infrared cameras to find illegal cannabis farms’ – and then steal from the growers
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