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I love crushing garlic cloves with a pestle and mortar. You just start by tapping it gently until it starts to squash a bit, then bash a bit harder until it comes apart, before properly grinding it into a paste. So satisfying. Deglazing too, something...

Johnson is an obfuscator at the level of paranoia. He is pathologically incapable of trusting people and the irony is that it excerbates his honesty problem as we perceive it. How dare we question him. He is born to the purple while we are common serfs....

After the Berlin Wall came down and Germany had to re-unite the ex-soviet East Germany with the modern and industrial West, it embarked on a programme of refitting factories, upgrading infrastructure and bringing the standard of living in the east towards...

A Protestant German cemetery is being plowed over The Catholic parish priest responsible explained that he only wanted to tidy up that area in the cementery Heavy construction equipment has already entered the former Evangelical cemetery in Janowice near...

The people like Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Dominic Cummings and many Tories, they are always in front of the queue for State handouts, yet they shout blue murder when those that are more deserving needed it. They believe it is their birth right and...

By far the best link between classical German literature and an entirely modern take on the original work is by the East German writer Ulrich Plenzdorf. His "Die neuen leiden des jungen W." says a great deal about the malaise felt by a younger generation...

In order to save the breed of the Clydesdale horses they have now this year gone undergo an embryo treatment The Mares from Collessie Clydesdales in Fife, Scotland have been undergoing treatment at a St Andrews clinic. For centuries the Clydesdale horses...

For the last few years, US politics has seemed devoid of integrity after the ascension of Trump, bringing forward the nations decline on the global stage. From election fixing to thinly veiled racism and and everything in between, Trump and his family...

No.303 Squadron RAF, named after Polish hero Tadeusz Kościuszko was one of the two Polish fighter squadrons during the Battle of Britain. No.303 Squadron RAF, named after Polish hero Tadeusz Kościuszko was one of the two Polish fighter squadrons during...

As usual, this English governments handling of something has consisted largely of blunder and has been fuelled by incompetence, lacking clarity and seemingly devoid of strategy. The messaging concerning masks was extremely confusing and conveyed that...

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