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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, Travel

AmsterDAM WE HAD A GOOD TIME!

SO THE SUN ROSE ON OUR SECOND DAY IN THE ‘DAM! Well, the sun didn’t exactly rise, but the grey day crept into existence and we LEAPT  (staggered) out of bed, bright eyed and bushy tailed (bleary eyed and limp tailed). We decided the first port of call was coffee, and it needed to be stronger than this workout video. Luckily enough, we stumbled upon the brilliantly named Mr Bean, who were ready to administer us with as much caffeine we required, while we planned out the days  ...

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

Pub Pondering: The Old Crown, Holborn

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single woman in possession of a slightly-above-minimum wage fortune, must be in want of a bloody good burger. London is brimming with places to get your chops round a decent patty at the moment and the Old Crown Pub allows you to sup cocktails and quaff real ale at the same time. Goodbye milkshakes,it’s the mojitos that bring all the boys to the yard here. Escaping some BIBLICAL summer rain, my pal and I dove into this easy little boozer  ...

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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, Pubs, Restaurants and bars, South

Restaurant Reckoning: The Mug House

When I was a wee bairn I practically wore out my VHS copy of Oliver!  There was pretty much nothing I didn’t love about that film, batey Mr Bumble bellowing “ONE BOYYYYYYYYYYYY BOYYYYY FOR SAAAAAAAALE”, the Artful Dodger’s opening gambit, “Ain’tcha never seen a toff?” (which I can verify from experience, does not work well as a chat-up line) and the way Bill Sykes hollers “BULLSEYE. CAM ‘ERE” (is it a bit weird that I fancy Oliver  ...

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