Ballesteros was playing as an amateur at the event that his late and beloved father won back in 1992
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Sunday 06 December 2009
Sunday 06 December 2009
Wednesday 18 November 2009
A porcine adventure: Award-winning food writer Lori De Mori embarks on a 'Pig Weekend' in the Auvergne
Saturday 14 November 2009
One bleak morning in the dead heart of a winter that was beginning to feel interminable, an invitation intriguingly entitled "Pig Weekend" landed in my inbox. It had been sent from the Auberge de Chassignolles, an eight-room country inn in the Auvergne, and it proposed a three-day workshop: "The weekend will begin with the butchery of a whole pig and conclude with the taking home of a range of charcuterie products that participants have made themselves. Potted meats –brawn, terrine and rillettes – will be jarred and can be taken immediately. Saucissons will be prepared for curing, labelled and hung to dry here in Chassignolles. These will be forwarded by post two to three months later."
Saturday 17 October 2009
Saturday 08 August 2009
Monday 25 May 2009
Sunday 12 April 2009
The circumstances surrounding the death of Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests on 1 April are only gradually becoming clearer. What has emerged, however, is that Mr Tomlinson was a troubled man with quite a few problems. I am not trying to diminish his death, and the sad loss felt by his family and friends, but before we put the police in the dock, it might be worth considering what Mr Tomlinson was doing that night, and what state of mind he might have been in.
Friday 10 April 2009
Tuesday 07 April 2009
Growth potential: As the ground softens up and temperatures become less harsh, it's time to get those early crops bedded in
Saturday 07 March 2009
There's little advantage, unless you are a commercial grower trying to catch an early market, in sowing crops too soon. But if March is kind and the soil warms up and dries out you should this month be able to sow broad beans, cabbage and calabrese, chrysanthemum greens, curly endive, kale, land cress, lettuce, spring onions, parsley, parsnips, peas, radish, spinach and plenty of cut-and-come-again crops: mizuna, komatsuna and red mustard, mibuna, oak-leaf lettuce, saladini, pak choi, rocket and Texsel greens (a type of brassica). Cut-and-come-again crops do well in large tubs. So do land cress, radishes and parsley. The rest produce the best crops in open ground.
Wednesday 28 January 2009
Remote-controlled helicopters are nothing new and the average park will often house a 'copter geek playing with their toy chopper. But the Spycopter offers something new – not only is it a sturdy, large-scale model, but it also comes fitted with a wireless video camera which transmits a video feed back to a receiver that can be connected to a USB port on a computer to view what the helicopter is seeing. Want to check on your neighbour's prize cabbages? Fancy seeing what your house looks like from the air? This is the flying machine for you.
Saturday 24 January 2009
Wednesday 14 January 2009
Saturday 27 December 2008
In defence of liberal democracy
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