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Review: The Taste of Things

Dodin is a gastronomic director conceiving magical experiences of taste and smell. As the cook, Eugénie is the physical extension of Dodin’s mind. They are one in the kitchen, but…

Rory Darge returns as the Scotland shuffle pack for the France fixture at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh.

In an eye-catching selection, Gregor Townsend has dropped former Scotland captain Jamie Ritchie completely as he seeks a new back-row blend to take on the considerable breakdown talents of Fabien…

Lyonnais coach injured in attack by Marseille hooligans

Football fans have always had a certain stigma attached to them as being rowdy and intimidating, often employing a sense of hooliganism. This in some ways has benefits towards creating…

Memory, History and the Allure of the Narrative: Introducing Annie Ernaux

The Royal Swedish Academy on 6 October conferred the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature upon the French writer Annie Ernaux, ‘for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers…

Far from Right: The Rise of Women on the Right

It is a truth universally acknowledged (by all but the French) that Italians are never not fashionable. And it’s a truth so universal, in fact, that it seems they’re even…

EIFF 2022: Full Time (A Plein Temps) Review

Good cinema, in my mind, should tell you its own unqiue personal story whilst also having enough narrative strands for audience members to attach their own experiences onto. Full Time…

England claim title as Six Nations finally draws to close

And it is over. A mere eight and a bit months after it began on 1st February in Cardiff, the Six Nations has reached its conclusion. England took the title…

Swiatek and Nadal triumph at French Open

On Saturday 10th October, Iga Swiatek caused a major upset by winning the French Open and becoming the youngest champion at Roland Garros since Rafael Nadal in 2005. The 19-year-old…