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When I was a kid, my parents were part of a bowling league up at Greenham Common Airbase, which was actually classified as US territory. Every Tuesday evening my parents would grab their very own shiny bowling balls, their bowling shoes never worn on feet other than their own, and we’d cobble together our dollars [...]

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A new face on the restaurant block can be a curious thing. Some may consider it worthy of a visit, while others may not deem it any better than their local PizzaExpress without even giving it a chance. The latter, in my opinion, is a great tragedy. Maybe not tragic in a Shakespearean manner, but [...]

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Malawi is in a state of emergency and facing its worst food crisis in many years. Mothers are unable to feed their children and millions are going hungry. Many tastecard members will remember that earlier this year, I travelled to Malawi to take a look at the work that Mary’s Meals do, and to see [...]

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No, Summer, don’t leave us! We hardly knew ye! We had such high hopes; so many plans to eat out al fresco style during those seldom sunny days, so many dreams of cosy nights nestled in a bistro on those especially warm nights! Well, good riddance, who needs you? We’ve got Autumn, who’s far cooler [...]

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Firstly I’d like to apologise for using the most painfully obvious title for this blog post. We’re in the middle of a heat wave, my brain is a little sticky at best, and quite frankly, as obvious as it might be, it works, for this is a review of the Forrest Gump inspired restaurant that [...]

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