Yesterday I truly geeked out at the Mapping the City exhibition at Somerset House, so much so that you’re getting a full on review this week. Then, because it’s January and nobody seems to have any money, we spent our fourth consecutive Saturday night in watching House of Cards. Stuff is actually going to happen continue reading »
Dry January didn’t last very long. Last Friday night I just needed to get creative in the kitchen and ended up making a Strawberry Tequila fizz. There was a small amount of champagne leftover which had lost most of it’s fizz that I couldn’t bring myself to throw away, and a handful of almost gone continue reading »
When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London.
We’d heard through friends that Mission District was the place to be in San Francisco. I’m always apprehensive when people recommend trendy areas to visit as they often don’t live up to expectations, but Mission District really is a fun place to visit. There are some good vintage shops, loads of great bars and plenty continue reading »
If you work in social media and haven’t read Andrew Watts’ A Teenager’s View on Social Media, where have you been?! Every Community Manager group I’m part of has been sharing this and although I read it with interest, I share many of the views “Old Fogey” shares in his response to the original post, continue reading »
No messing around this week folks, I’ve read a ton of interesting articles this weekend that I want to share with you so I’m cutting the waffle and going straight in with the good stuff: Typography and cities – can you identify a city from a subway sign? The importance of libraries with Ferguson as continue reading »
If London is a bad habit one hates to lose, I’ll take that over smoking any day.
London bookshops My friend Katie now lives in Liverpool and I can’t wait to see her whenever she comes back to London. There’s just one problem – we have a tumultuous relationship when it comes to books. She loves heavy tomes and Victorian novels while I’m more of a short story / Twentieth Century kind continue reading »
Los Angeles was the first stop on our California road trip, and if I’m honest, the bit I hadn’t even thought about. I’d done loads of research for San Francisco and Big Sur, but barely looked into what to do in LA. We ended up staying in Downtown LA by luck. Although Downtown LA was continue reading »
Adverts for Birdman are plastered all over the underground. The way it was marketed appealed to me in every way. The reviews were plentiful and overwhelmingly positive, so at the weekend we headed off to the Barbican to see it. 1) The Barbican cinema is my new favourite place to watch a film. 2) I continue reading »