Win 365 Nights @ Radisson Blu


I have something genuinely jaw-dropping to tell you about today – the Radisson Blu hotel chain’s new competition, “Win the Greatest Holiday in the World”. The winner will get an incredible 365 free nights of stays at any of their hotels and resorts across the world over a maximum period of 5 years. So, if you’ve always wanted […]

Methodist Central Hall, Westminster


Late yesterday afternoon I had the opportunity to have a look around Methodist Central Hall on Storey’s Gate in Westminster, just opposite Westminster Abbey. In fact, I feel quite privileged because I got a private tour from one of the staff (thank you Paul!) who showed me around this monumental place which, I’ve discovered, is […]

Victoria Park


I suppose that you could call Victoria Park one of my local parks as I have friends who live directly on either side of it to the north and south, and as a consequence I do seem to find myself here quite often. In itself it’s nothing special – there is a small lake, but […]

Islington Exhibits @ Emmanuel Church – Irma Irsara and Others


Earlier this evening I attended the launch of a new art exhibition sponsored by the Finsbury Park Business Forum and the Tollington Parish, part of the ‘Islington Exhibits‘ festival which runs from today until Sunday 4 July at a range of venues across the borough. The festival aims to unlock hidden venues, providing artists with […]


It never ceases to amaze me at the number of cultural gems that you can unearth online. I’ve very recently come across the work of Michael John Grist who is on a mission to document something that here in the UK would be quite ordinary, but somehow in a Japanese setting takes on a magical […]

Media140 First Birthday Party

Last night I was over at the funky Imbibe Bar on Blackfriars Road, just south of Southwark tube station, for Media140’s first anniversary party. Media140 hold events and workshops around the world that bring together people involved in social media – journalists, commercial organisations, the academic sector, charities as well as lowly little bloggers like […]