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Culture, Events, London, Music, Music, North

Snarky Puppy at The Roundhouse

All other bands can quit now, because Snarky Puppy definitely win the all time prize for best band name ever. SNARKY PUPPY! If you haven’t heard of these dudes, you need to stop what you’re doing immediately and check them out. Here’s a starter: GOOD RIGHT?! So, they’re  collective of tip-top musicians, the majority of whom graduated form the University of North Texas and they travel the world delivering their brand of jazz fusion all under the leadership of bassist  ...

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

Get your GROUPER on!

Without wanting to be guilty of stating the bleedin’ obvious, it does often strike me as absolutely insane at how much the internet has infiltrated and changed our lives in the last decade or so. We now use the internet in every part of our lives; to shop, to chat, for entertainment and to access more information than one could possibly hope to consume in one lifetime. In addition more of us than ever now use the internet for in the quest for romantic fulfillment (for more information  ...

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Culture, Feel-Good, Humour, Music

Desert Island Discs

I made a huge commitment on the weekend. A commitment so big I have not made since I made the choice to move from Medium to Hot on my Nandos order. That was a commitment I instinctively made and I will tell you reader, I have not looked back since. This commitment however took copious amounts of soul-searching, personal examination of character and frantic rifling back through memories. That’s right folks. I chose my 8 DESERT ISLAND DISCS. For those not familiar with this CRACKING  ...

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Culture, Feel-Good, London, Uncategorized

Ronnie’s and Romance

An evening at Ronnie Scott’s is an evening quite unlike any other. When you walk in, it’s dark, lit by soft red table lamps and it feels like you’ve stepped inside a hive of tipsy, romantic bees. Waiters dart around the place delivering cocktails and dinner like it’s been choreographed, cutlery clinks on plates and red wine is poured generously like laughter whilst conversation hums out from every nook and cranny. Sat at a bench table on the left hand side, alongside my Mum and Dad, I had a  ...

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