Highlights

Nashville Meets London Country Music Festival
Blues & Country Over The Weekend
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

It was a musical weekend with a choice of Blues and Country music at two major music festivals across town. The drizzling rain  certainly didn’t deter Londoners from thronging in thousands. 1. The Ealing Blues Festival The Ealing Blues Festival at Walpole Park is part of the Ealing Summer Festival, a carnival of sorts with […]

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Features

Literary Pub - Pillars of Hercules
Literary Pubs
Posted in: Books, Features, Photos, Places

Even Shakespeare needed a decent boozer after a hard day’s graft! Take a look at these historic London pubs associated with famous literary figures. 1. The Pillar of Hercules Pretty classic name eh? As alehouse monikers go it certainly beats your Dog and Duck or Slug and Lettuce doesn’t it! This pub can be found […]

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Reviews

Belgo Central (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

SITUATED five minutes from Covent Garden Station and almost next door to The Donmar Warehouse Theatre, this Belgian restaurant certainly can’t have any passing custom issues. They’ve certainly put the capital L into Location! Location! Location! but is the food classy enough to share the big stage with Theatreland and attract tourists and foodies alike? […]

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The Shard

  • July 5th: Inauguration of the Shard
    Posted in: Features, Places

    IT WAS on this day in 2012 that the 310 metre tall Shard Tower, located on the South Bank of the Thames, was officially inaugurated as one of Europe’s tallest buildings. It was opened by Prince Andrew and the Qatari Prime Minister, Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al Thani, whose nation provided most of […]

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