Jon Smid

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Eccentric England: The Friendly Ghosts of Renishaw Hall

The word “eccentric” has a lot of currency at Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire. Though the head gardener uses it to describe Sir George Sitwell (the …

London theatre

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Star

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The Witcher

The Portland Press

Video<p>$116.95 USD<p>By<p>Editor's Rating:<p>5<p>Coffee making equipment for the home has come a long way in the last couple decades, but the typical french press …

The Queen’s grocers, vintage boutiques and a secret speakeasy: it’s the best bits of Chelsea – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, May 30, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London, Music & Nightlife<p><i>Even the unlanded can have a ball in London’s</i> …

Zagat

World’s Only Black Flamingo Spotted in Cyprus

The term “pink flamingo” is redundant since all of them are colored in some hue or variation of pink … except one. A black flamingo was spotted this …

Best rooftop bars in London

Madison<p>Head to Madison and enjoy one of the most popular views over London’s iconic landmarks. Dine at the glamorous restaurant or indulge in a drink …

Best beer gardens in London

Many pubs in London have outdoor spaces, from family-friendly lawns to shady courtyards. To help you choose, here's our roundup of the best London …

Burgers, Steaks & Grills - Restaurant

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Best al fresco dining in London

When the weather's fine, spend a leisurely lunch or dinner at one of London's many outdoor eating places. From rooftop terraces and riverside …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Politics<p>He's rash, he's intemperate, he's bellicose—and he's wildly successful.<p>By Ben Schreckinger24 hours agoView More<p>Fitness<p>Welcome to Aoki …

Fitness

Saw & Mitre

Taking photos is easier then its ever been. But properly displaying them is a chore most of us put off or don't do at all. Saw & Mitre know that the …

Woodworking

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Agriculture

Oscar Wilde Bar at Hotel Cafe Royal London

Featuring elegant Louis XVI decoration, the Oscar Wilde Bar at Hotel Café Royal is a charming place for afternoon tea, champagne, light bites and …

Best London apps

Using your smartphone in London may incur data charges, so check your data allowance with your phone provider. You can cut costs by downloading any …

Ealing a bit weird? Head to Weird Beard brewery – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 3:15 pm, May 9, 2015 in Food & Drink<p>‘You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer,’ said Frank Zappa. ‘It helps if you have some kind …

How to Make Homemade Bacon | The Art of Manliness

Yes, you. You can make your own bacon. We’ll walk you through it.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Mike Lunney.</i><p>When I sat down to write …

The Dish: Hawaiian-Style Roadside Fish Tacos

At the recently opened Gotham West Market in Manhattan you can take a food tour of the city: ramen, charcuterie, beer, tapas and burgers, all under …

10 Best Golf Courses In The World

Back in December, we made the New Year’s resolution to play more golf and rounded up a few of our favourite Australian golf courses to mark the …

Road Wares for the Hardcore Bike Commuter

Commuting by bike is more than just getting from A to B on a two-wheeler. It’s a lifestyle chosen by a community that includes everyone from …

Tools of the Trade: The Path to Bike Maintenance Nirvana

So your gleaming new bike is sitting in the garage, everything’s working just like you’d want and your happiness is approaching “clam”. Best enjoy …

Sony World Photography Awards 2015 Winners

Following the previous announcement of shortlist winners, the complete list of winning<p>Following the previous announcement of shortlist winners, the complete list of winning submissions for the Sony World Photography Awards 2015’s 173,444 entries has been released. The first, second and third best …

10 Gorgeous Takes On The Open-Shelving Trend

We couldn’t help but notice that nearly every stylish kitchen we’ve spied recently has one thing in common: open shelving. Feeling inspired, we’ve …

DIY Copper Drawer Pulls update an IKEA Dresser

<b>Materials:</b> They don’t sell ours anymore but its VERY similar to the MALM dresser<p>When we bought our gray distressed IKEA dresser we loved the finish, …

Top 20 quirky London restaurants

Book a spot at one of these fun restaurants in London. Known for its diverse dining scene, there's no shortage of quirky restaurants to choose from …

England

Leather effect for walls can class up any den or study: Debbie Travis | Toronto Star

To produce the faux leather wall finish in this cozy den, cheese cloth was pressed into wet plaster to imitate leather’s markings.<p>In our Victorian …

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