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March 2014

Culture, London, Museums and Galleries, West

Museum Musing: One Million Years of the Human Story

Last week humble old bloodyhellbrennan was invited to the Natural History Museum for a private breakfast viewing of their new exhibition, ‘Britain- One Million Years of the Human Story‘. The big South Ken Museums still all remain stubbornly unbudging in my list of favourite places in London. Stepping inside this beauty of a building one wet Friday morning before it was open to the public felt like such a privilege. I paused in the empty first gallery, gazing up at the colossal  ...

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East, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars

Bar Browsing: Made in the Shade, Hoxton Street

Imagine a cocktail lounge bar with an old east-end boozer vibe served with a big twist of Carribean flavour. Madness I hear you cry! ‘It’ll never work’ you’re shouting from the rooftops! Well imma tell you now, they’ve gone and done it down in Hoxton and it works a treat. Made in the Shade is a new East London haunt, nestled in the middle of Hoxton Street. Every time I come to this part of town there seems to be some new bar or cafe that I ache to dive into,  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars, West-End

Restaurant Reckoning: MeatMarket, Covent Garden

Here’s a cheeky little post for a cheeky little dinner. Despite my intents and ambitions of making my career all about the creative aspects of life, I do feel that it is essential to work in a 9-5 city office job for at least a while, for only then shall you know the sheer crackle of hopeful electricity that runs through an office past 3.30pm on a Friday. The collars are unbuttoned, the typing speed slows to about 10 wpm, and the photocopier wheezes as the last timesheet is squeezed  ...

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