Fire and Feathers review

Fire and Feathers review

It was a particularly miserable day and my guest and I arrived wet, cold and looking like two stray dogs from our walk to the restaurant. Fire and Feathers, a Portuguese ­inspired chicken joint, is located on Fulham High Street – not the kind of place you expect to see...

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Interstellar

Since the glory days of 2001: A Space Odyssey hard sci-fi has become almost entirely absent from cinema screen. Occasional mini-masterpieces like Moon slip past under the radar of the box office and real smash hits like the excellent Gravity place more focus on white knuckle thrill rides then trying...

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Mortar walls than meets the eye

One of the most surprising items I’ve ever found on a hotel bill was, “Wall – £50”. It followed a night in a slightly faded seaside hotel with, perhaps, the most shockingly beautiful woman I had ever talked into spending a night away with me. Sadly, our ‘night of passion’...

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The Perfect Capital: Review

This book is a very physical object, all about the craft of printing, typography, binding, design and layout. The first thing one notes, when picking it up, is its weight; good quality paper, crisp printing, deep margins, with ragged right-hand margins, exposed spine, sewn binding and tracing-paper dust jacket. The...

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The Collector – Helly Nahmad Gallery, Frieze Masters

There was really only one stand worth a visit in the whole of this travelling circus called Frieze and Frieze Masters in October, amongst the spray-tans, Armani suits and Hindmarch handbags, and that was the Helly Nahmad Gallery’s offering called The Collector. This was thinking outside conventional gallery precepts, in...

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