Clapham North and vegan “pop up” MEET

Clapham North and vegan “pop up” MEET

Nestled enchantingly in the railway arches of Clapham North, Fu Manchu stands out through the explosion of colour on a graffiti covered wall. The evening was off to a good start with The Meet’s stone throw proximity to the tube station providing a welcome surprise on a cold November night....

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L’uovo di un curato: A Sicilian Defense

L’uovo di un curato: A Sicilian Defense

Sicily has been invaded many times over the milenia. From the 7th century BC, the Greeks had ruled Sicily, and Byzantium regained Sicily from the Goths in 535 BC, while the Roman Empire continued in the east as Byzantium, with Constantinople as its capital. Other than the Goths, many more...

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Mandeville: Transforming lives one hair at a time

Mandeville: Transforming lives one hair at a time

To call Mandeville’s stunning creations ‘wigs’ would be an injustice. “We call them wigs purely for marketing purposes, but that is not what we make. We recreate heads of hair,” explains creative director Robert Frostick. After founding the company in 1969, John and Judy Clifton made it their mission to...

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I am Pilgrim:  Walking the Via de la Plata

I am Pilgrim: Walking the Via de la Plata

    A pilgrim is a wayfarer, a seeker, a traveller on a road of self discovery. As we come to understand everything in life is interconnected and we are not separate from the world we inhabit, a journey physically or metaphorically or both offers an opportunity to encounter a...

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British public ‘in the dark’ over energy supply

British public ‘in the dark’ over energy supply

It’s well known that ‘The Big Six’ energy suppliers take up close to 95% of the energy market in the UK. But new research by Powershop, new to the UK market with a mission to make energy simpler, could show us why, over half of Brits have not shopped for...

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Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Cool customers can once again take to the ice as one of London’s most-loved ice rinks returns to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. This week sees the reopening of the iconic ice rink for the festive season following last year’s success, when over 165,000 people from around the...

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Hawksmoor Knightsbridge

Hawksmoor Knightsbridge

Whilst many of the gaudy supercars that litter the area around Harrods are more likely to turn the stomach, the presence of Hawksmoor’s Knightsbridge outpost offers significant rewards for those who can retain their appetite. On the sliding scale of chain restaurants, Hawksmoor hovers comfortably around the top-end, having managed...

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La Passegiata at Mercante

La Passegiata at Mercante

La Passegiata at Mercante The Italian tradition of La Passegiata is about as Fellini as you can get without plunging into the Trevi fountain. The idea behind it is that before dinner everyone gets into their most expensive clothes and, after a quick glass of something fortifying, your entire dining...

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Ali Ocakbasi

Ali Ocakbasi

For one of London’s foremost tourist hotspots, Leicester Square is oddly underserved when it comes to things to actually do there. Unless a trip to M&M World is your idea of a perfect day out, most Londoners can find better things to do around the centre of London. However the...

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Keep Tangerine Dream Cafe at Chelsea Physic Garden

Keep Tangerine Dream Cafe at Chelsea Physic Garden

Tangerine Dream Cafe has been providing delicious food at the Chelsea Physic Garden since 2005. Limpet Barron and David Hughes co-own Tangerine Dream Cafe are the chefs that create wonderful menus on offer. Along with their talented staff, they have enhanced the Garden’s reputation for educating people of all ages...

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