My stomach has endured the full scope of awful foods this planet has to offer Trying adventurous food is a big part of travelling, but India, where I'm travelling through now, has more problems with [food] hygiene than anywhere else in the world. It's a cultural problem, as eating meat is a rarity in rural areas, so they treat it like a vegetable, keeping it in a cupboard. So when the occasional Westerner passes through, by the time it's pulled out, it's been in there for a few months. When travelling across poorer parts of India now, I try to survive off rice and dahl.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Gamers who have accidentally come into counterfeit GTA$ will not be punished
The Light Roller: Leave Kevin Pietersen with nowhere to hide by making him vice-captain (unless Rihanna's available)
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Diary of a cricket obsessive
Monday 30 December 2013
Life behind the scenes at Leyton Orient: What we lack in numbers, we make up for with character
Saturday 07 December 2013
Sunday 24 November 2013
The Holocaust is a constant presence in literature, prompting a steady stream of new books. Without doubt, it is an extreme of modern history from which we must continue to learn. At the same time it can seem that there is little left of substance to say about it. Hubert Mingarelli gives the lie to this. His subject matter is supremely dark, but against all the odds, he manages to offer us a positive message.
Friday 11 October 2013
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Wednesday 02 October 2013
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Saturday 28 September 2013
Sunday 11 August 2013
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Thursday 08 August 2013
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Saturday 13 July 2013
'Hunger striking' Moors murderer Ian Brady's diet: toast for breakfast and packet soup during the day
Tuesday 25 June 2013
The Moors murderer Ian Brady, who claims to have been on a 14-year hunger strike, makes himself toast for breakfast and regularly cooks soup from packets, a tribunal heard on Monday.
A cute sense of irritation: What's 'wackaging'? It's when food packaging treats consumers like idiots or children
Sunday 23 June 2013
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Thursday 20 June 2013
In the wake of James Gandolfini's death, we look back at the best of his character Tony Soprano's lines
Saturday 01 June 2013
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