I was originally going to call this ‘The best bars to go on a first date’ (admittedly for SEO reasons). But then I thought, no, actually you only want to take a first date to an average-to-good bar, because if it doesn’t work out (and it probably won’t), then that’s somebody else who knows about […]
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Generally my rule in life is, you can have dinner or a show, but not both. Not at the same time, at least.
My pals and I, we love a good puzzle. We have over 80 board games in the house and often do poker nights, pub quizzes and, if we’re feeling a bit friskier, some of Fire Hazard’s outdoor puzzle games. These tend to involve a bit more effort (and running) than a quiet evening with a […]
Statistically, the most dangerous job in the world is king crab fisherman. In terms of mortal peril, it is 75% more fraught than piloting, flight engineering and logging, apparently the next most likely professions in terms of coming a cropper.
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Although our cultures are sometimes total antitheses of each other, I think that Japan and the UK do have a lot in common.
Sure, London has some of the world’s finest theatre, but shit me it’s expensive. Top price seats to most West End shows start at £70 each, if you’re lucky, and ‘premium’ seats for the most popular shows, like Hamilton and Harry Potter & The Cursed Child, can be well over £200. Factor in that often a trip to […]
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Honestly I’m not entirely sure what possessed me to accept a last-minute invitation to the press preview of Dinner Is Coming, the new Game of Thrones-themed supper club at The Vaults in Waterloo, because I’ve been to these sorts of things before and they tend to be badly-organised, poorly-catered and horribly overpriced. But I’d just […]
After haranguing a friend who considers herself a staunch Remainer for still frequenting Wetherspoons, it occurred to me how difficult it is to go about everyday modern life without accidentally lining the pockets of some utter bastard.
Last week I read that the tenants of four luxury flats on the Southbank had lost their case against the Tate Modern, whose public viewing platform had impinged upon their apparently inalienable right to have massive glass walls in the middle of one of the busiest cities in the world without having to deal with […]