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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: chicory root

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Susan Jung

    ... rich and complex. In alternative medicine, chicory root is used as a digestive aid, a laxative and a sedative, and it's believed to have beneficial effects on the liver and cholesterol ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The cast of Downton Abbey come to the aid of Guangxi’s moon bears

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... Simon Parry Mrs Patmore, aka Lesley Nicol, with a little help from her Downton Abbey colleagues and a converted bile farmer, is on a mission to save China's captive moon bears, writes Simon Parry Hard to stomach Mrs Patmore's famously flustered ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    As happy as Larry

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... without these," he says, holding out the two hearing-aids, like a pair of pink broad beans, he's just removed from his ears to be admired. "Sometimes they work, sometimes they get ... with hearing aids. "At first I thought I was Superman. I could hear the birds in the trees, I could hear the tyres on the streets- that hissing sound you don't hear anymore. All kinds ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: anise seed

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by Susan Jung

    ... the seed) has many uses. It gives the distinctive flavour to liqueurs such as Pernod, sambuca, absinthe, ouzo, arak and raki. Because aniseed is believed to aid digestion, many of these liqueurs ... In addition to aiding digestion, aniseed is used in alternative medicine to control spasms, stimulate the appetite and relieve cough and lung problems. It's similar in flavour to star anise, ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Ganga management

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... that have poured in from international aid organisations), it can be said with no disrespect that the foundation has failed totally. On a muggy, monsoon day with grey skies and clouds hanging low ... in Varanasi between NGOs (including his own) and government officials, such as Modi's most trusted aide, Amit Shah. The government has allocated US$340 million for cleaning the river. Germany, ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by JON BUTTERS

    ... it develop sustainably by shopping at local businesses, keeping to footpaths and not littering. Take maps, first-aid supplies... and a sense of adventure. Head for the hills Getting there Hong Kong ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: the aerial battles of 1927's Wings are still impressive

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:17am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... the aid of CGI, imparting upon the proceedings a sense of reality and danger lacking in computer-era celluloid adventures. The screenplay itself is secondary, relating the travails of two pilots ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... down on the glass security gates. “Sorry, the minister is running late. She’s been handing out medals at the Commonwealth Games [in Glasgow],” says a young aide who I take to be on the cusp ... education, which again is revered and recognised.” Hyslop’s aide reminds her she has to dash back to Glasgow for another Games ceremony. As we pack up I ask what she will be thinking if she wakes up ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... China's key tool in making inroads in Nepal, too. In the financial year 2010-11, China pledged US$35.48 million in aid to Nepal, a huge jump from the US$140,000 in 2005-06, according to figures provided by Pramod Jaiswal, a doctoral fellow at India's Jawaharlal Nehru University (in 2010-11 Delhi pledged US$92.55 million). While much of this aid goes into road building ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Design file: Eve Mercier

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by ANJI CONNELL

    ... include the history of 20th-century furniture, styles, lighting design, small space design, textiles for interiors, sustainable design, kitchen and bathroom design and [computer-aided design]. We ...




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