Look it happens. Sometimes you just want to meet a mate in the evening and sit and have a catch up without getting smashed and waking up on Tuesday morning feeling like the world has thrown its heaviest, sharpest buildings on your head. You want a cup of tea. You don’t want to be out too late. And instead of spending £30 on a nice, nutritious dinner, you want a huge slab of cake. Here’s where to go.
One of the best things about working in London is finishing work. That’s when everyone looks at each other over their computer screens at 5.20pm with a quizzical expression which roughly translates as: pub? as if going straight home was ever going to be an option. Of course you’re not going to go straight home. It’s summer, […]
Sometimes you need to remind yourself of how good London is. Usually after hideous terrorist attacks, or when you’ve just written something about how much you’d very much, maybe, sometimes, perhaps, like to live somewhere else, if London didn’t have you in its steely grip. I’m convinced this city has a weird all-hearing ear, a […]
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There are some very good looking places in London. They’re what makes London better than New York. They’re parks, and streets, and houses, and landmarks and buildings that are so inherently London they don’t so much catch your attention, as grab the eyeballs from your face and turn you around. These places refuse to give you […]