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Scrabble Beyond The Parlour

I've been playing competitive Scrabble for almost 25 years now, and I often meet people who say "I'm really good at Scrabble". I ask them one simple question "Do you know all your twos?" And invariably I get a glazed…
November 21, 2014

Jazz Clap Goop

I love food, but for a long time I've been harbouring the thought that preparing meals is all too much bother! What with first finding a recipe, then sourcing the ingredients and finally prepping and cooking the meal which often…
November 17, 2014

Rough Luxe, King’s Cross

On returning from a Mother's Day outing to Luton, myself and Claire (my editor in chief) stumbled upon a small hotel - Rough Luxe - on Birkenhead Street opposite King's Cross station. The name caught my attention and as we…
March 26, 2012

Fine Italian dining in Bermondsey

Our second visit to Zucca, at the lower end of Bermondsey Street, proved even more satisfying than the first. Myself and Claire my delightful partner decided a Valentines’ lunch and a nice walk after in Dulwich Park was a grand…
February 15, 2012

Finally I’m a cabbie. Wahooooooo!

Yesterday, the 7th of Feb 2012, I was presented with my green and brass badge, which I’ve been working towards for two years and nine months. They call it The Knowledge, which is the study of London in depth within…
February 8, 2012