Mick Jones:’ Spaghetti House was the place to run “when hes” writing in Joe Strummer’s squat’

The Clash guitarist remembers spying on Mick Jagger eating dinner and life as a vegetarian in the 1970 s When I was eight my parents divorced. Dad movedon, and Mum moved to America, so I was appeared after and fed by my gran, Stella. Shed been born in 1899 to Jewish mothers whod escaped the […]

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Not Brooklyn’s finest: who’s to blame for Beckham Jr’s photo debacle?

Posh and Becks eldest has been given a kicking over his new book of photography. But before we get too exercised about the output of modern celebrity progeny, its worth looking back at history to realise things could be much worse Fittingly, the fuss over Brooklyn Beckhams debut book of photography is a little out […]

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‘ There’s nothing incorrect with a bit of mould ‘: cooks on food waste and using leftovers

How important are best-before and use-by dates? Angela Hartnett, Tamal Ray, Ruby Tandoh and Thomasina Miers explain what they bin and what they keep Its a wonder the human race managed to survive before the advent of a date sticker telling us when we should be eating certain foods by, but survive we did. Mostly […]

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10 of the best foodie retreats in rural France

These charming B& amp; Bs, guesthouses and gtes offer comfy pitstops on a French escapade, but with their mouth-watering regional food and wine they may demonstrate hard to leave Manoir de Troezel Vras, Brittany Strawberries, squash, lemon verbena and lettuce come from Franoise Mayniers immaculately kept gardens just inland from Brittanys Pink Granite Coast. She […]

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