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  • The Clink is the brainchild of prison officer Kathleen Ruby and professional chef Alberto Crisci, who coaches offenders on how to make adventurous dishes like avocado sorbet.

    A Taste of Prison Food

  • Casting a hasty glance at the old and ruinous prison belonging to the liberty of the Bishop of Winchester (whose palace formerly adjoined the river), called the Clink, which gave its name to the street, along which he walked: and noticing, with some uneasiness, the melancholy manner in which the wind whistled through its barred casements, the carpenter followed his companion down an opening to the right, and presently arrived at the water-side.

    Jack Sheppard A Romance

  • The iPhone app, called Clink-Clink, is intended to tackle both those perceptions.

    NYT > Home Page

  • a day or two in "Clink" -- or, in other words, guard-room.

    Into the Jaws of Death

  • This is confinement in the "Clink," without blankets, getting water, bully beef, and biscuits for rations and doing all the dirty work that can be found.

    Over the Top

  • "Clink," or the Bishop of Winchester's Liberty, was not interfered with.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Winchester A Description of Its Fabric and a Brief History of the Episcopal See

  • The nod, now at its seventh edition, means "Clink" will get support from the Europa Cinemas exhibitors network, who commit themselves to extend the length of its screen run and also pitch in some extra promotion coin.

    Variety.com

  • The Bishop's estates came to be known as the Liberty of the Clink - "Clink" because the Manor House straddled this underground prison, and "Liberty" because the Manor lay outside the City's jurisdiction.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The mayor of London and its aldermen complain incessantly that because they have no authority there, Southwark, the Clink, and Paris Gardens—to name the most colorful neighborhoods—are riotous places given over to masterless men, thieves, whoremongers, and the like.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • It is now a steam room in the Clink Spa which also has a sauna and mosaic-tiled tropical rain shower that emits jets of water at various temperatures to changing mood lighting.

    Hotel review | Cathedral Quarter Hotel, Derby

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