London Life

After two months of manic weekends we spent Saturday and Sunday exploring Wanstead and Snaresbrook in East London. We spent Saturday walking through the woods in Wanstead Park, an outpost of Epping Forest, before having friends over on Saturday night. On Sunday we turned our attention to Snaresbrook and I may have visited Stratford Westfield continue reading »

Five enticing bourbon cocktail recipes for every occasion

For years I flirted with gin and tequila but as I’ve grown up I’ve discovered bourbon and I can’t imagine going back. I’ll still be sipping G&T’s on a spring day and you better believe that Tequila and Vodka will always have a home on the bar cart, but the spirit I consistently want more than any other continue reading »

Will Self on skyscrapers, London boroughs and a blueprint map of the week

Surely I’m not the only one that finds Bank Holiday weekends so disorientating? After weeks of religiously posting numerous Sunday Selections on (wait for it) Sundays, I’ve only gone and messed up because it’s now Monday night and I’ve got no clue what’s going on. How I’ve had four days off and not really registered continue reading »

Why you should register to vote

The Electoral Commission recently confirmed that close to one million people have dropped off the electoral roll since 2014. If you’re not on the electoral roll, you can’t vote. And if you can’t vote, you’re losing your democratic right to help decide who runs this country. Three reasons why you should register to vote You pretty continue reading »