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Fusion, Wolverhampton style

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The best way to confirm that translation isn’t just shifting sense from one word to another but wrestling with, and reflecting, cultures is to take a look at packaging. We’ve just picked up two fabulous new Bialetti pans from our … Continue reading

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Indecent? No, too much salt…

This is the Heinz ad you won’t be seeing on television, because 200 people complained, so you may as well see it here. (This is four times the number of people who complained about Joan Rivers calling Russell Crowe a … Continue reading

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Yum Wearable Feedbags Let Americans Eat More, Move LessI love this. From the Onion.

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No one seems to know who did this. Just as long as they keep their hands off Cellini’s Perseus, seen below from the front and behind – gloriously, almost fetishistically lit, so that he looks like one of those body-buffed … Continue reading

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Smalltown baroque

This wonderfully bold decoration comes from the Mission San Xavier del Bac, just outside Tucson, rising from a patch of desert as though it had once expected a community to form around it, as I imagine it did, although what … Continue reading

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Buon appetito, says Jamie

Jamie Oliver plans to open a string of ‘authentic, rustic’ Italian restaurants in Britain’s high streets, according to an article in today’s Guardian. That’ll be ‘authentic’ as in spaghetti alla carbonara… with cream? Oh dear.

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