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May 2015

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

Kettner’s

Perched on the corner of Romilly Street and Greek Street, right in the heart of Soho lies Kettner’s. Adding to the salubrious history of Soho, Kettner’s comes equipped with its own tales of glitz and glamour. Originally opening as a restaurant back in 1867 by Auguste Kettner, (who just happened to be the chef to Napoleon III, casually) the list of the famous and fabulous who have supped, dined and danced here is truly amazing. Oscar Wilde was a huge fan and Agatha Christie and  ...

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Coffee and Cafes, Culture, East, Events, Friday Feeling, Lists, London, Museums and Galleries, Restaurants and bars, Theatre, Theatre, West, West-End

Friday Feeling!

HOLY SMOKES BATMAN it’s that time again, to reflect on the good things that have happened over the last 14 days. I spent most of last week in bed with a delicious chest infection which had me coughing up all kinds of delightfulness, so that was not so wonderful actually. Even though it is still lingering which is making me THOROUGHLY frustrated, because I am a massive trouper, I necked a load of Benylin (my Dad’s expert medical advice was “Have a big slug of Benylin Drowsy  ...

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Culture, Events, Feel-Good

The Quarter Club- Courage

I dunno about you, but I’m sick to the teeth of the phrase ‘Quarter Life Crisis’. I’m sick of articles in newspapers about the huge dip in first time house buyers, Buzzfeed lists jammed with gifs that are supposed to represent my journey through my twenties, and feeling like a huge failure with every engagement that gets announced on social media. Life post-uni, at the moment is fucking hard. Jobs are scarce (at least, jobs in industries┬áthat you’ve actually  ...

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Coffee and Cafes, Culture, East, Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Events, Lifestyle, London

London Coffee Festival

If you’re a keen clicker on this here blog of mine (and if not OH GO ON JOIN ME I’M WELL NICE I PROMISE!) you might remember a few weeks ago I went on a cute little coffee tour of East London on a spangly vintage Routemaster. All that was in aid of launching the London Coffee Festival, a huge celebration of all things caffeinated. I popped along to the festival on its final day, and LOVED IT. Based in the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane, the festival sprawled over enormous  ...

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