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[30 Mar 2010 | By ]
Sky 3D TV Football Coming to London Pubs

3D TV is finally becoming a reality! While you won’t be able to get it at home anytime soon, Sky are broadcasting Premier League matches in 3D at selected pubs and clubs across London this Easter Saturday, April 3rd

Food & Drink »

[26 Mar 2010 | By ]
Review: Vietnamese Restaurant “Pho”

“Pho” is the name of a Vietnamese restaurant in London that is quickly becoming one of my favourite places to indulge in the traditional Vietnamese noodle soup by the same name. While they don’t do the exotic meats and dishes like their competitors on Kingsland Road do, what they serve they do extremely well, with fresh ingredients and prepared the traditional way. We were invited along to a london blogger night being hosted, and came away with a newfound respect for Vietnamese food.

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[26 Mar 2010 | By ]
Just Opened: Pop-Up Fashion Boutique Stores at Bayswater Whiteley’s

Pop up stores are gaining in popularity, with the Whiteleys shopping centre in West London catching on and launching an ambitious, multi-brand pop boutique concept. We went down today to see what it was all about – and managed to snag some priceless 20% discount vouchers in the process. (BW55WGQZCTXZ)

The Inside Word »

[24 Mar 2010 | By ]
Does House Squatting Create The Artists Of Tomorrow?

If there are two sorts of people who were most delighted by the credit crunch, these are definitely artists and squatters. For the former, difficult times are also sometimes also the most inspiring. As for the latter, an economic crisis also provides a unique chance for squatting, as the number of empty properties soars. Just to make things more interesting, the two groups tend to intermingle in London, converting squats into makeshift galleries for young artists. It looks that an equivalent of MySpace in real life is already in our midst.

Events in London »

[21 Mar 2010 | By ]
Review: Skinny Cow Swap Shop Event with Kelly Brook

Calling all fashionistas! If you’ve been hit by the recession and can’t afford to shop on the High Street as often as you wish, follow the swap shop trend. This weekend, the Skinny Cow brand took the concept and transformed it into a charity event where celebrities donate their unwanted garments to swap them for something else. Actress Kelly Brook was there, along with a group of selected lucky ladies.

Events in London »

[20 Mar 2010 | By ]
Red Wine, White Wine… Big Yellow Wine?

See Big Yellow Self Storage centres in a new light with the Fulham branch’s dedicated wine cellars and the brand new West London Wine School open for one-off tastings, full courses and accredited diplomas alike. Run by wine buff Jimmy Smith, there’s a course for any level of wine experience, and the unique setting itself is worth checking out, if not the highly informative and entertaining classes.

The Inside Word »

[18 Mar 2010 | By ]
Attack Dogs Are The Real Terrorists

There’s a new danger loose in London, a vicious attacker that cannot be seen until too late, and strikes random innocent victims. While MI6 are keeping the human terrorist threat at bay, what about the terrorising threat of savage attack dogs? And why are we as the public not producing a huge outcry about this real threat?

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[16 Mar 2010 | By ]
Review: Piano Maestro Li Yundi, Royal Festival Hall

Li Yundi is one of the most gifted pianists of our generation, and while I had not heard about him earlier today, I searched him up on Spotify the moment I got home from the concert. This brilliant piano genius served up a delightful assortment of Chopin music at the Royal Festival Hall.

Events in London, The Inside Word »

[15 Mar 2010 | By ]
Top Gig Tickets in London Over The Easter Weekend

During the rest of the year, there is no shortage of good gigs and concerts to go to in London, with something available for everyone. During the holidays, however, there are slim pickings and the long Easter weekend is no exception. So if you’re a music gig junkie, or have friends and family visiting who are, we’ve compiled a guide to the top music events happening this Easter weekend.

Places to Visit »

[14 Mar 2010 | By ]
Free Entry Weekend To National Trust Properties

The National Trust opens its doors to all of the public once a year around March to celebrate the start of Spring. This year, that is the weekend of the 20-21st March 2010, where entry to all of the National Trust’s properties are free of charge. While the majority of the properties are castles or grand houses out in the countryside, there are plenty of historical properties closer to home in London.