I made excuses to avoid last year’s Halloween-themed wide game from Fire Hazard Games, Shadow Over Shoreditch, on the grounds that I am a raging pussy at the best of times, and being chased by monsters in the dark holds as much terror for me now, aged 27, as it did 20 years ago.
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I normally know Vauxhall as the backdrop to some of my mates’ more, uh, colourful night-out stories, but it turns out there’s more to it than drag queens and dark rooms. Just lately, for instance, a daytime meat fest has popped up in a converted stable, with unlimited prosecco, as many ribs as you can eat and a vague […]
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I don’t know if there’s some underground trend that’s totally passed me by, but quite a few of my mates have recently gone veggie. It’s a pain if I fancy going to a steakhouse, but the upside is that there’s always someone willing to accompany you to a proper vegetarian restaurant. (I once suggested one […]
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One of the best things about autumn in London is the London Restaurant Festival.
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I know I’ve been banging on a lot about breakfast lately, but it really is the most important meal of the day. Besides, I’m a big fan of eating breakfast out in London. You get your big fancy meal at the beginning of the day, when you’ll burn it off best; it’s cheaper than dinner; and […]
Watching a movie in London doesn’t have to involve sticky floors, overpriced Pick ‘n Mix and screaming child-infested auditoriums. Instead, support one of London’s unique independent cinemas; most are cheaper than the multiplexes (and you can spend your savings on the in-screen bar).
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“Hurry up and get dressed,” said my flatmate, James 1. “We need to leave.” “I am dressed,” I said sulkily. And it was true, because if you can’t wear your ugliest hoodie and voluminous elephant-print trousers to an outdoor movie screening, then, well, when can you wear them? (Except of course inside, with all the […]
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It was much higher at the top of the platform than it had looked from the ground. The golden afternoon had seeped away and there was a bit of a wind picking up. In the distance, a phalanx of purple-grey clouds looked like they meant business. I’d just climbed up a very, very high ladder […]
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My legs hurt. They burn with the realisation that no matter how many miles you notch up jogging around the local park, you’re still going to ache like a bitch when made to sprint an indeterminate length of time from a standing start, which is what Mike, James 1 and I spent Sunday afternoon doing […]
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This month I’m working with Jeep and its #RenegadesWanted campaign to uncover some cool new things to do in London. The campaign is all about unleashing your inner renegade, and to give everyone a little push Jeep is running a competition with bad-ass prizes like cage-diving and a Bear Grylls-style survival weekend. (Well, sort of. […]