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 […]

HotelMap.com – A Neat Solution For Finding London Hotels

I’ve recently come across HotelMap.com, a new site from the London information and events people at LondonTown.com. It’s a clickable interactive map of the accommodation available in London – you select your dates and are then taken to a bright and colourful map of London which shows you where all the hotels are in proximity to […]

Chornobyl’s Darkest Hour

For those with an interest in photography of challenging subjects, the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain and The Embassy of Ukraine in the United Kingdom have organised a month long photographic exhibition to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl (Chornobyl in Ukranian) nuclear disaster, called ‘Chornobyl’s Darkest Hour’ The photographs, which are on […]

The New Must Have App – A Public Toilet Finder!

My blogging associate, the brilliant ‘Ian Visits‘, has just put together a new website and series of apps for Apple and Android, which you can download from today, that allow you to seek out the nearest public convenience if you get caught short! Using the data available from local authorities, pubs, coffee shops and restaurants […]


Earlier in the week Annie Mole and I were invited along to a get-together organised in central London by crashpadder.com to allow their hosts to mingle for the evening. Described as the grown-up version of ‘couch-surfing’, crashpadder.com allows people to let out their spare rooms to visitors on a schedule that is convenient for them, and without […]

Skyscrapercity.com – Lost London

I’m sure this has happened to you online before – every once in a while you stumble across an absolute treasure-trove completely by accident. That’s what happened to me a few nights ago when I discovered the skyscrapercity.com forum. It’s a place where literally thousands and thousands of people gather to discuss architecture (heavily featuring […]

The Google Art Project Comes To London

I thought I should tell you about the new service from Google which was launched last week, the ‘Google Art Project‘. Google have digitised 17 of the world’s leading art galleries, allowing you to view images of the pieces that are on display at the respective museums or, and this is the exciting bit, using […]