The Southern Charm of Matthew McConaughey; Free School Meals; & The Web Server That Slows Down Information Overload

From a naturally green puppy called Pistachio, to a charming and surprising memoir by Matthew McConaughey, this week is your usual mixed bag -- including discussion of the government's abhorrent decision to stop funding free school meals for vulnerable children outside of term time (see a petition you can sign and charities you can donate to, below) and some television that has moved us. Also! A book that made Dolly's week, and Pandora's new favourite podcast.


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Elle Hunt on Matthew McConaughey's memoir, Greenlights, for The Guardian

What happened when me and Kim Kardashian both turned 40? By Eva Wiseman, for The Observer

Help Yourself, by Curtis Sittenfeld 

Quite, by Claudia Winkleman


Enslaved on BBC iPlayer

Maggi Hambling on BBC iPlayer

Out Of Her Mind, on BBC iPlayer


You're Wrong About podcast

Dawn French on Table Manners podcast

Elvis Costello on The New Yorker Radio Hour podcast

Timothy Leary on Fresh Air podcast

Sign and donate for free school meals

Sign Marcus Rashford's petition for free school meals for vulnerable children, here:

Charities to donate to:

Fare Share 

Feeding Britain

Kitchen Social

The Trussell Trust

Magic Breakfast

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