how I fixed Vogue’s Fashion Night Out #FNO

Ok, so I didn’t fix it. I just did something slightly OCD only for me. My friend saw what I’d done, loved it, and encouraged me to tell the story and the vision of what FNO could, some day, have. what is FNO? A few weeks ago was the much-anticipated Vogue’s Fashion Night Out. The […] continue reading »

so wait a few years and it will stop

As I start thinking about the incipit (first few words) of this article, I realise I was about to describe my outfit to you. Then I stopped. There is nothing wrong with my outfit. There is nothing wrong with me. The men who holler out “hey sexy” are the ones who are wrong. Not me. […] continue reading »

Sketchbook Monday! Indestructible travel card holders, free to test!

Ok. So maybe not “indestructible”. But if you use one of my travel card holders and it falls apart (you know, how the plastic ones do?) within a year of purchase, i’ll make you an identical new one for free! Yes, this applies to sit-on-it-daily young men too. No guarantees on the cards contained though! […] continue reading »

First 2013 picture of Holland Park

Holland Park, a beautiful London park, has picked up and broadcast my photo as its first photo of the year! How cool is that? Here’s the photo that earned the “first photo of 2013” accolade, from my instagram. See it on Holland Park’s facebook page. the story On the first day of 2013, I went […] continue reading »

Qype: Leicester Square Bar and Restaurant in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant – Bistros Food: Excellent Service: Lovely but sloooooooooow. Do not go there if you are at all in a rush. Bonus: Takes TasteCard (even on Fridays) for 50% off the food. Also has absolutely lovely armchair seats. So the slow service is happily tolerable, even pleasant. Favourites: Calamari […] continue reading »

Qype: Gaucho in Richmond

Richmond – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant – Steak Houses A well-kept secret, Richmond’s edition of the popular Gaucho has perched itself just by the waterside, under a massive oak tree (is it an oak tree? My herbology isn’t up to scratch). It has lovely seating both indoors and outdoors, with wall-to-wall windows making a […] continue reading »

Qype: L’Escargot Restaurant in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant – Gourmet – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant – French – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant Two stars based on disappointment rather than quality.The food just… didn’t cut it. If it weren’t for a special offer we all had, this wouldn’t have been worth the money by a […] continue reading »

SW_trains and Waterloo’s Olympic prep

London’s Waterloo station is getting ready for the Olympics. Today I noticed the absolutely huge panels covering the ticket machines. They’re nice, bright, visible from a distance, and -my favourite part- actually showcase a massive ticket! Instant recognition factor for anyone who’s seen a south west trains ticket before! I’m thinking it will also come […] continue reading »