I Just Got Google Plus’d!

Just to let readers know that I am now in the Google+ club (Google Plus is the new social network developed by Google which might be aiming to take on Facebook). If you want an invite just visit this link at the Googleplex and enter your details. It’s really exciting to see it in the flesh […]

#TweetUpTour @ Wellcome Trust

Last night I was part of a small group of people who took part in the Wellcome Trust’s #tweetuptour, where we got a 2 hour behind-the-scenes view of the Wellcome Library, parts of the Wellcome Collection and a look around the Wellcome Foundation’s HQ on Euston Road in London. The Wellcome Trust is a fascinating […]

Two Foodie Events – Ben & Jerry’s and Free Bagels

There are two food-related events coming up that I thought readers might be interested in. First is the annual Ben & Jerry’s Double Scoop Sundae Festival, which takes place on Clapham Common on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th July. 15,000 tickets are available on each day and this year’s festival is being headlined […]

July Jaunts – I Need Your Help!

I’m going to be taking the first two weeks of July as a holiday but as I’m staying in London I’m looking for inspiration about what to do during that period, and I need your help. Is there a particular part of London that you love which no-one ever writes about, or an odd museum […]

The Islington Museum

Stepping around mud and stones strewn along St John St at the Angel earlier today (one of the large watermains had burst late last night) I made my way down to the Islington Museum, which sits in an unassuming spot in the basement of Finsbury Library. The museum is quite small, and as a consequence […]

The Flying Karamzov Brothers @ Vaudeville Theatre – A Review

Last night I was over at the Vaudeville Theatre on the Strand to check out the Flying Karamazov Brothers – a group of juggling American comedians and musicians (wearing kilts!) who are playing at the theatre until September. It was an interesting evening, involving jazz, gentle comedy and some absolutely remarkable feats of juggling. Of […]