Bungalows are set to be the coolest living places of the future | Property | Life & Style

But now a majority of those living on the Excalibur Estate in Catford, south east London, have agreed they are not fit for 21st century living.  Just six of the prefabs will be preserved, along with the pre-fabricated St Mark’s Church, thanks to their Grade II listing.  Existing residents will be offered the opportunity to be rehoused and the 371 new properties – 60 per cent affordable housing – will go on sale from £320,000 for a one-bedroom low-rise flat (0333 003 3738; excaliburse6.co.uk). Catford is one of London’s most…

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Zara Is Selling This Lungi Look-Alike For $90, And Brown Twitter Is Cackling

Centuries after Asian dads figured out the simple pleasure that wearing lungis can bring, it seems the Spanish fashion retailer Zara wants in on the style. The lungi (also known as a longyi, sarong, etc.) is a wide strip of cloth used mainly by men in South and Southeast Asia, East Africa, and the Arab world. The cloth is wrapped around the hip and tied together in the front to form a loose drape. Some wear the breezy, often-checkered cloth for comfort while doing manual labor in hot climates. Others…

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Pancake Day 2018: Pancake crepes with Nutella | Food | Life & Style

Pancake Day 2018 falls on Tuesday 13 February this year, a time otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday.  While a traditional lemon and sugar pancake never goes amiss, why not treat yourself with Nutella pancakes this year? A recipe by Nigella Lawson promises the most delicious variation possible, with added hazelnuts for an extra crunch. It even allows shop bought crepes, if cooking pancakes from scratch doesn’t appeal to you.  So what’s in the Nutella pancake recipe? Nigella’s Nutella pancake recipe Eight crepes (shop bought is fine) 1 x 400 grams…

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Pancake Day 2018: What is Shrove Tuesday? Why do we eat pancakes? | Food | Life & Style

For those messy cooks out there, Pancake Day is perhaps the one time where it is acceptbale or even encouraged to throw food around your kitchen. People up and down the country have stocked up on lemons and sugar, chocolate spread and bananas, as they get ready for Pancake Day 2018. This year, Pancake Day 2018 falls on February 13. The celebration always falls 47 days before Easter so the date moves but it will always be between February 3 and March 9. Pancake Day also always takes place the day before…

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Seven wonders of the modern world: can you name them all? | Travel News | Travel

GETTY The seven modern wonders were voted for by millions of people But, with only one still standing they also represent eras bygone.  In 2007, over 100 million people voted to refresh this list and declared the ‘New 7 Wonders of the World’.  Can you name them all? Related articles GETTY The Great Pyramid has been standing for thousands of years Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt  This astounding ancient monument was built for Pharaoh Khufu between 2584 BC and 2561 BC.  At 146-metres tall, archeologists believe that Khufu’s pyramid was…

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Man Utd news LIVE updates: De Gea triple swap deal, Donald Trump claim, Jorginho advice | Football | Sport

Man Utd news live updates: gossip and rumours from Old Trafford Friday February 9 De Gea triple swap 07.10: Jose Mourinho has reportedly told Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez of the players he wants included in any potential deal for David de Gea. Spanish publication Diario Gol claim Mourinho has informed Madrid bosses of the three players he would be interested in taking to Old Trafford, Mourinho’s priority would be defender Raphael Varane, but the Portuguese would also consider Isco and Marco Asensio. Real Madrid are expected to renew their…

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