When in Santorini…

I've always seen pictures of Santorini and known it was definitely a place I wanted to visit some day, but the impact of seeing on virtually every realty TV show or 'celeb' holiday article for the last six months definitely helped spur me into action. Eating & drinking Hotel Sea View (Perivolos) Reminiscent of a … Continue reading When in Santorini…


In the midnight garden

Growing weary of the usual pop up bars and looking for more than just a cocktail on a sunny evening? What about somewhere that offers you cocktails, a campfire, a beautiful garden setting, a minor celebrity, some engineering history and as many complimentary toasted marshmallows as you can stomach. Every Friday and Saturday from May … Continue reading In the midnight garden

You’ve goat to be kiddin’ me

The boat race may have been around for almost 200 years and count Matthew Pincent, Hugh Laurie and the Winklevoss twins as some of its more famous alumnus, but its time to introduce the new kid in town... The Goat Race. Every year, two of the finest Spitalfield specimens go head-to-head in a showdown of epic … Continue reading You’ve goat to be kiddin’ me

Get ghosted… but in a good way

Like buses? Like history? Like being slightly scared out of your wits? Get yourself a ticket aboard the Ghost Bus. As is its wont, the Ghost Bus welcomes its passengers at Northumberland Avenue (just off Trafalgar Square), just opposite the Sherlock Holmes pub. From the moment you see the Ghost Bus, you'll realise there's something … Continue reading Get ghosted… but in a good way

A singer in a smoky room, a smell of wine and cheap perfume

Remember how happy you were the last time you got to scream / sing "don't stop me now, if you wanna have a good time, just give me a caaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall"? Now imagine there was a magical place that played song after song of equally greats hits that you could yell your little heart out to and … Continue reading A singer in a smoky room, a smell of wine and cheap perfume