Review: Apna Style Sheffield or… Serendipity-Now There’s A Stroke Of Luck!

Well it's been a while, several months in fact, since the demise of one of the last restaurants in Sheffield serving traditional Pakistani cuisine, the mighty Gulshan. You know, loads of meat, preferably on the bone for succulence in a fragrant, clinging, dry sauce. Just like I wrote about here. Since then we've been severely … Continue reading Review: Apna Style Sheffield or… Serendipity-Now There’s A Stroke Of Luck!

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Is Nostalgia As Bad As Some Would Have Us Believe?

Was it Kris Kristofferson who wrote in Me and Bobby McGee - “I'd trade all my tomorrows for one single yesterday.” ? Well, I wouldn't go quite that far but a bit of healthy nostalgia is fine as far as I'm concerned. So it was with a mix of anticipation and nostalgia that Lemmy and … Continue reading Is Nostalgia As Bad As Some Would Have Us Believe?

Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby!!- As The Kaiser Chiefs put it

Today is Eid al-Fitr, or to most of us, the end of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar. After a   month of fasting between the hours of sunrise and sunset, which in the times before clocks was determined by the Imam being able to tell the difference between a black thread and a white thread, … Continue reading Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby!!- As The Kaiser Chiefs put it