Jamie O(li)ver

I watched the first of Jamie Oliver’s new series, Jamie At Home, last night and was sorely disappointed. The concept is Jamie going back to basics and showing you simple recipes, based on ingredients you can grow in your back garden. First stop: tomatoes. It sounds great, but it just didn’t ring true for a number of reasons. 1) Jamie’s […]

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Nesbitt Who anyone?

So, according to reports, BBC bosses are lining up James Nesbitt to be the new Doctor Who, when David Tennant quits at the end of next series. There has been outrage in certain quarters, suggesting that this is a terrible choice, almost akin to Sylvester McCoy’s stint as the TimeLord (although maybe that’s a little harsh). For starters, anyone who […]

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Where does the time go?

Sometimes I wonder what I did with my life before I had kids. The weekends always seemed to stretch out like a never-ending chasm, to be filled with drinking wine, cooking lovely food and watching TV or going to the movies. Now, I occasionally get to cook lovely food, drink wine as long as it’s not too much, or else […]

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