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[30 Dec 2011 | By ]
Laura Comfort Gig @ Ronnie’s Bar in Soho

Situated in the depths of Soho, Frith Street, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club has been a firm fixture of London’s Jazz scene for fifty years. Boasting jazz legends such as Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone as part of its long list of past performers, this soft-lit, intimate venue is a must for jazz fans and a good night out for everyone else.

Food & Drink »

[10 Dec 2011 | ]
Review: Bincho Yakitori Restaurant @ Exmouth Market

Bincho Yakitori has been getting rave reviews for its namesake dish, yakitori: skewered, marinated, and grilled meat and veg on sticks. Typically a street food in Japan, Bincho Yakitori has combined it with a relaxed restaurant format to bring an interesting casual dining venue.

London News »

[10 Dec 2011 | By ]
Is Westminster Council right to introduce new parking charges?

Is Westminster going to introduce street parking charges or not? What might have been a simple, under-the-radar introduction of a new charge on motorists parking in the borough has turned into a full fiasco, with the latest revelation that council boss Colin Barrow is quite the collector of antique parking meters.

Events in London »

[7 Dec 2011 | By ]
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 @ Natural History Museum

Having visited the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition for the past two years, I had high expectations for this year’s feature of the top wildlife photographs of the year – and it did not disappoint!

London News »

[3 Dec 2011 | By ]
MET’s “Choose A Different Ending” Campaign

Knife crime in London has always been a thorny issue over the last few years. Personally, I feel that there’s been too much hype and media coverage – all major cities will see some degree of knife crime – and I don’t see London as being particularly endemic.

Places to Visit »

[1 Dec 2011 | By ]
Lego Christmas Tree at St Pancras Is World’s Tallest

If you haven’t been to St Pancras International in a while, there’s now a good excuse to go! Probably one of the biggest Christmas trees to be made out of Lego is on display, with over 600,000 of those small plastic bricks used in the construction of the tree.