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[30 Nov 2011 | By ]
Free Gigs @ December Sessions – O2 Arena

The O2 Arena is known for its big acts, like Green Day and Placido Domingo (and what would have been one of Michael Jackson’s mammoth residency). But in keeping with these austere times and the spirit of Christmas, they’re launching a month of free gigs and shows.

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[27 Nov 2011 | By ]
Approval Granted For Giant Sofa & Telly For Olympics

Fancy watching the London Olympics next year on a big flat screen telly, lounging on a big comfy sofa? Now you can, and next to the Olympic stadium too! Outline Planning Prmission has been granted for a huge gigantic outdoor sofa and TV next to the Olympic village on Forman’s Fish Island.

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[26 Nov 2011 | By ]

You know the Christmas season is in full swing when the Christmas lights come on in London! This year, Oxford Street & Regent Street were one of the first shopping areas to switch on their lights back in early November. We bring you the three best Christmas light displays this winter that you should visit in London.

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[23 Nov 2011 | By ]
Nokia Offering Free Wifi on Oxford Street

Following the footsteps of other visionary cities in the world, London is taking small steps to offering free wifi throughout central London. Nokia has announced a limited two month trial, offering free wifi at certain locations throughout the city.

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[18 Nov 2011 | By ]
Staines wants to change its name to… Staines-Upon-Thames

David Cameron must not have expected this when he imagined his idea of “Big Society”. The residents of the wonderful town of Staines, feeling very self-conscious of themselves about the association of the Staines name with “Ali G”, voted 2-to-1 in a poll to change the name to Staines-upon-Thames.

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[15 Nov 2011 | By ]
Bus Route X26 – London’s Longest Bus Route

I passed another milestone in my stay so far in London – I caught a bus on London’s longest bus route, X26. Its quite a strange bus route, running from Heathrow Airport all the way through lots of places in Southwest London, before ending up at West Croydon!

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[14 Nov 2011 | By ]
Nonsuch Mansion & Park – A Great Wedding Venue

A Grade II listed building which has all the necessary requirements for a great wedding, and one of the most stunning ceremony and reception rooms I have come across. Nonsuch Mansion also has a lovely park attached for a great day out for Londoners looking to escape the city!

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[9 Nov 2011 | By ]
Olympic 2012 Torch Relay Route in London Announced

The route for the Olympics 2012 torch relay has now been released, and its going to take a mammoth 70 days through the UK. 95% of people in the UK will live within 10 miles of its route.

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[7 Nov 2011 | By ]
Half Price Sushi Every Day At The Japan Centre Foodhall

Like Japanese sushi but can’t afford to have spicy tuna nigri or soft shell crab rolls every day? Well, now you can… sort-of.

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[6 Nov 2011 | By ]
Review: Korean BBQ at Cah Chi Restaurant

There’s nothing better than a Korean Samgyetang (ginseng chicken rice soup) for a miserable wet day, which was why I found myself desperately trying to find a Korean restaurant within proximity of Kingston, where I was out shopping at on Saturday.