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

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

And so it vegan…

During December, I was mindlessly reading the tube adverts (above the head of the unsuspecting passenger below them), seeing all the usual suspects, wellwoman plus, simba mattresses etc, when I was met with the face of a piglet staring back at me. Intrigued as to what it could be advertising, I bothered to read the words, which … Continue reading And so it vegan…

Explore London Bridge

Drinks Boro Bistro Although not somewhere you'd necessarily see at first glance, this European style bistro is about 5 minutes' walk from London Bridge, nestled in the shadow of Southwark Cathedral. Whether it's a warm summers evening or a slightly more autumnal outing, Boro Bistro's courtyard garden, with chairs of all shapes and sizes and … Continue reading Explore London Bridge

When in Paris…

Eating and drinking Cafe Dunkerque There are cafes on virtually every street corner in Paris and you'll find that most offer a petit dejeuner of sorts. Cafe Dunkerque is situated in the Pigalle area of Paris on a quiet street, which is perfect for people watching. Their petit dejeuner offer includes a hot drink, fresh … Continue reading When in Paris…

When in Nuremberg…

Nuremberg has a lot to offer for a city break, especially during the festive season. With its famous Christkindlesmarkt filling the main square and pretty much all of the streets around it, you'd be hard pushed to want for anything more. Add to that the historical significance that Nuremberg played in the Nazi rallies and eventual … Continue reading When in Nuremberg…