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Pick-six? Tight end? We tested Londoners’ NFL knowledge

Pick-six? Tight end? We tested Londoners’ NFL knowledge

American Sports, Featured, Sport
What does London know about NFL rules 10 years after the very first American football game on the British soil? Since 2007, London sports arenas are filled to the top with fans dressed in various NFL jerseys every autumn. We cheer clashes between athletes from across the pond following the Star Spangled Banner played out loud. It’s fair to say London has embraced the discipline, but have we actually learnt the game’s basics? Do we know what kneeling is as much as the offside rule in soccer? Can we explain the role of a tight end as succinctly as where a centre forward operates on the pitch? As gridiron came back to its roots last Sunday and at Twickenham, England's home of rugby, the Arizona Cardinals were defeated by the LA Rams 33-0; the Voice of London joined the crowd and asked
Make your very own perfect cheese toastie

Make your very own perfect cheese toastie

Food
The task had been set, I had visited three of London’s best cheese toastie hotspots. I had done my research, tasted the toasties and I was going to try to use this knowledge to create the perfect one. You may be asking yourself, but why all of this effort for a cheese toastie? It’s because it's never just a cheese toastie. It's so much more, it's comfort and just what all of us need as the temperature starts to dip outside. You have to check out the video below to experience my passion towards this issue and hopefully it will urge you to get a load of cheese in and get creative. I used various elements from the three toasties which I had tasted in the capital at Melt Room, Pickle & Toast and Kappacasein and constructed my recipe. Here it goes:  Ingredients: 100g
8 struggles of a Coeliac

8 struggles of a Coeliac

Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Uncategorized
“Gluten free” - a term used far too much recently. But for those of you whose entire life isn’t dominated by a tiny grain, do you really know what it’s like to be gluten free? For a Coeliac (also known as Celiac), our chronic disease can affect all aspects of our lives, from our ability to have children to our fashion choices.  Now with the gluten-free diet coming further into fashion, there is a general misconception of what being Coeliac really is. It isn’t as glamorous as you may imagine. Yes, Instagrammers and celebs swear by this diet to lose weight, but trust me it is NOT fun. The Voice of London has come up with a list of 8 struggles Coeliacs have to go through every day, that dieters will NEVER understand. 1. "I would die if I had to give up *insert yummy gluten food*” Yes,
The most comfortable cinema experience ever?

The most comfortable cinema experience ever?

Entertainment, Film & TV
Words & images: Joanne Clark | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith Independent cinemas are dotted all around London, but have you ever been to one? I spoke to the cinema manager of one of the newest (and oldest) independent cinemas in the city. Growing up, going to the cinema was something my family did fairly regularly, although it wasn't until I grew older that my love for cinema really developed. Sometimes we would go to the Genesis Cinema in Stepney, and on special occasions, we would go to the premiere Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square. I have a fond memory of watching one of the earlier Harry Potter films in the huge premiere screen, and feeling like I was somewhere particularly incredible. This summer, I spent half of my life in the cinema, watching new releases and taking adv...
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