How to... Cook the perfect Ulster Fry
If you can buy them on the vine do so, as they retain their firmness and flavour for longer. Tomatoes should always be a little crispy (there's nothing worse than a soggy tomato sulking on your plate). This will be achieved if you place them alongside ...
January 30, 2014
Poppa Pitt Being Super Dad
Adorable! Check out these pics of Poppa Brad Pitt taking his older kiddies - Maddox, Zahara, Shiloh, and Pax - out for some playground fun in Venice over the weekend! We LOVE seeing celebrity parents so hands-on with their kids! They look like they're ...
April 26, 2010
My pal Val Doonican who started out as a pub band drummer
Val Doonican the balladeer used to joke with me that he would never have made the grade if he hadn't befriended a goat. Paddy McGinty's Goat, that is, the novelty song he was performing one night at a show in Manchester with his group The Four Ramblers ...
July 3, 2015
Final Fantasy VII being re-released on PS4 in spring 2015
Final Fantasy VII is coming to PS4, Square Enix has announced. The version will be a port of the recent PC re-release, which rendered the original game in high definition, and not a full remake. Square Enix said the version - which will launch in spring ...
December 6, 2014
You'll Go Cuckoo For This Gigantic Clock Carved Out Of A Single Tree
A remarkable cuckoo clock forged from a single maple tree is being used to crow about Portland, Oregon. Designed by Nicolas Gros and carved by chainsaw sculptor J. Chester Armstrong, the 24-foot-high, 7,000-pound clock is being shown off around the ...
November 26, 2014
Monday Morning Musings, or the Atlanta Falcons just wouldn't be denied: Bill Livingston (slideshow, video)
17. Finally, be grateful for a game in which the Falcons made more goofy decisions and bad plays than the Browns. Also that the Browns beat the clock, even if it was a cuckoo clock.
November 24, 2014
Taylor Swift to appear on The Voice as advisor?
Taylor Swift will appear on the US version of The Voice, it has been reported. Us Weekly writes that the singer will appear in the upcoming seventh season of the NBC show as an advisor. The 'Shake It Off' singer would fulfil the role previously taken by ...
August 31, 2014
Hand Painted Flowers Cuckoo Clock
Wooden cuckoo, dial with roman numerals and plastic hand. Traditional leaf and bird theme. Cuckoo calls and strikes every half and full hour. Made from wood. Made in Germany. 7.1 in. W x 5.9 in. D x 9.1 in. H (2.9 lbs.). Care Instructions
December 10, 2013
Gardener spends £20,000 and three years building Britain's biggest water-powered cuckoo clock which is the size of a house
A 72-year-old amateur gardener has spent three years and £20,000 building Britain's biggest water-powered cuckoo clock - which is the size of a ... bellows to create compressed air to pump through a music box, tuned to mimic the call of the bird.
May 5, 2013