New Sightings in Brick Lane

I’m around and about Brick Lane for most of this weekend so I thought I’d share with you some of the new pieces of graffiti art and installations that I’ve spotted. Two spots in particular – one in an abandoned yard behind one of the stretches of Bangladeshi restaurants, and the Truman yard half way […]

The Most Outrageous Tribute to Will & Kate?

Like most of you I was eating and drinking too much at a Royal Wedding party today – perhaps you can guess my location from this photograph. However, I have to show you what must be the most over-the-top congratulatory message that the couple have received, courtesy of The Lady magazine, who have covered the front […]

Rev78 @ The Proud Galleries – Gig Review

Tonight I was over at the rather unique Proud Camden venue for a performance by Rev78,  the Camden-based four piece indie rock band who have recently launched their new album, ‘Boy In The Blitz’. Before I tell you a little more about the band I should probably make mention of the venue – Proud Camden […]

The Tibetan Peace Garden @ Lambeth

Situated rather incongruously in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum in Lambeth is the Tibetan Peace Garden, opened by the Dalai Lama in 1999. It’s a very tranquil space, and features a central mandala and four modern sculptures at each of the cardinal directions depicting air, earth, fire and water. Well worth a visit […]

Stratford Site and Sewer Tour

Yesterday morning I met a few colleagues from work outside Stratford station to go on a tour of the area around the Olympic site. We were led by one of our senior people, who has been involved in urban development for many years and who is a fount of knowledge on all things relating to […]

The Three Trafalgar Square Treasure Hunt

Yesterday evening I was over in Trafalgar Square to take part in a treasure hunt organised by Three to highlight the all-you-can-eat data package that they offer to anyone using their pay as you go service who tops up their phone with £15 or more of credit every month. Let me just clarify – that’s an […]