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Emma Jacobs

Emma Jacobs

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Closure of Beigel Shop leaves a hole in London’s East End

Rival Brick Lane bakeries attracted queues for decades

08.05.2024 40

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Emma Jacobs

For all their problems, prizes still have a place

It’s easy to scoff at awards, but they answer a human need for recognition

23.03.2024 7

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Emma Jacobs

How Elon Musk’s X weaned me off Twitter for good (almost)

The platform, once an echo chamber for my whispered asides, no longer works — and part of me is grateful for that

30.12.2023 9

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Emma Jacobs

The one where Chandler Bing’s impenetrable job defined a generation

His professional travails on ‘Friends’ were an acute reflection of a different office age

31.10.2023 7

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Emma Jacobs

Tinder and the old-fashioned art of matchmaking

The dating app’s new feature that lets family and friends have their say on selection would be familiar to Charlotte Brontë

28.10.2023 6

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Emma Jacobs

Oh no, not more tech stuff!

The short-term pain of accommodating new gear such as Apple’s USB-C charger may make sense in the long run, but I really resent it

15.09.2023 7

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