Long Gone Songs No Longer – Lisa O’Neill at the Bullingdon Oxford.

Image description: O’Neill’s latest album cover When Lisa O’Neill stepped on the stage and went straight for the microphone without stopping to pick up an instrument, and delivered a rendition of an old roamer tale, the tone was set for what was to follow. Uncompromisingly traditional, unapologetically Irish, the beautiful coming together of History, folk, […]

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Review: Parasite

When the trailers were almost all for children’s animations, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from December’s Screen Unseen (a scheme in which Odeon shows previews of films they believe to be future classics for a fiver, the only catch being that they don’t tell you what it will be). I was beginning to […]

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An Ode to Pandan

If you happen to be a stranger to pandan, let me introduce you to this enigmatic Asian ingredient. Hold tight, you’re in for a treat. Pandan, or more correctly Pandanus amaryllifolius (no sniggering, please), is a tropical plant with an aroma like no other. It has a subtle, almost floral perfume, dancing with notes of […]

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