Archive for the 'Newsdesk' Category

Newsdesk: summer is coming

May 7, 2009

(splash by Trevor D., licensed under Creative Commons.)

It’s summer! It must be, all the clues are there. There was sunlight this afternoon – proper sunlight with warmth and everything! The other big clue?

Newsdesk: what’s in a name?

April 2, 2009

This week’s links don’t know what you should call them, in case they sound like a dick.

Newsdesk: best in Britain

March 25, 2009

This edition of Newsdesk is sponsored by local pride coloured with a touch of envy.

Newsdesk: maximising the minimums

March 16, 2009

(Graphic from BBC News.)

This week’s news is minimum drink pricing, because you can’t keep a controversial public health policy down.

(Happy St Patrick’s Day!… by shannonpatrick17, licensed under Creative Commons.)

Newsdesk: no, you can’t

March 3, 2009

Newsdesk: you’d be amazed at what we can do

February 23, 2009

When it first came to prominence, whisky was thought to be the water of life. It’s been a while since then, but it’s still proving to be transformative.

Newsdesk: ring-a-ding-ding

February 16, 2009

This week, Newsdesk is wondering what it has to do to get some get a lucrative vodka endorsement. Read the rest of this entry »

Newsdesk: Back to basics

February 9, 2009

(Alphabet blocks by dklimke, licensed under Creative Commons.)

This week’s news links are brought to by the Martini – alleviating middle-class stress through gin and vermouth since 1867!

Newsdesk: nanny state

February 3, 2009

This week’s Newsdesk is sponsored by Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer for Her Majesty’s Government – helping you raise your kids since 1998.

Newsdesk: what is best in life?

January 27, 2009

An electric field. Handy for making tasty wine, according to science.

There is – or should be – a list of things you should never type into Google Image Search and right near the top of it are the words “erectile dysfunction”. There’s probably also a good way to tie this into the following compilation of drink related links but God, my mind is scarred.