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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Travel

BERLIN Part 1- What’s the WURST that could happen?!

Last Thursday evening, three chums with eyes bleary and heads achey from the slog of the working week convened at Kings Cross St Pancras laden down with overstuffed weekend bags. WE WERE OFF TO BERLIN. Four days of sausages, beer, sight-seeing, beer, hostelling, beer and rollicking good fun awaited us. Of course there was only one way to whet our over-excitable whistles-by sampling some of the delights in the brilliant Sourced Market Bar at St Pancras which stocks a WHOLE HOST of craft ales  ...

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Culture, Uncategorized

EDINBURGH FRINGE- A Survival Guide

It’s the time of year when pals are jetting off to sunnier climes (not hard given the STATE of this British Summer) and despite them coming back armed with a golden glow and a cut price bottle of ouzo, there’s only one place I’m fantasizing about, and it’s full of cobbles, wellies and flyers. That’s right folks, the Edinburgh Fringe festival is fast approaching. This will be my seventh jaunt to the ‘Burgh. I have been a performer, a spectator and above  ...

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Culture, Feel-Good, Humour, London, Uncategorized

Why London is well good

I wrote a piece a little while ago having a big old whinge about the tube. All that is still true of course (and that prick STILL stands in front of the door when I’m trying to get on in the morning. SERIOUSLY MAN MOVE DOWN.) but I am also reading a wonderful book, all about this big smoggy, grimy, lovely, bonkers city we call London. It’s called, ‘Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now – as Told by Those Who Love it, Hate it, Live it, Left it and Long for  ...

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Humour, London, Uncategorized

Jean-Paul Satre was wrong…

Satre was wrong when he said, “Hell is other people” because I know now being a resident of London, that hell is actually commuting. Commuting in London just absolutely fascinates me, mainly because people forget who they really are, all manners and etiquette are¬†HURLED out of the steamy, overheated¬†windows and London turns FERAL. Here’s some of the most common pitfalls and bugbears myself and other London folk experience on a daily basis. Once you’re crammed into a  ...

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