Cheap & Proper British Fish and Chips

Feb 08

Cheap & Proper British Fish and Chips

Poppies Fish & Chips in Shoreditch serve up proper chips, fish cakes, battered sausages and pasties in a gorgeous retro 1940s-Britain-themed restaurant. The chips were just like they should be Рfat, and crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside. Service was great, our meals came quickly and the food was cheap too. Two fishcakes and chips cost £7.90,...

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Toaster Street Art Film ‘Everywhere’ – Free Screening

Jan 24

Toasters ‘Everywhere’ Teaser Trailer from Toasters on Vimeo. Ever noticed pop art style toasters on walls, lamp-posts and billboards? They are the work of the Toasters. Originally from Wolverhampton, the Toasters have emblazoned their work in cities all around the world. They released a docu-film of their work last year called ‘Everywhere’....

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Free bike workshops at CycleSurgery

Aug 08

Free bike workshops at CycleSurgery

I’ve lived in London a year now and all of that time I’ve been a cyclist. A proper cyclist, might I add, one that gets to work everyday on 2 wheels come rain, snow or shine. And one thing this city does really well are events and promotions to keep you cycling. Over the summer,¬†CycleSurgery branches are running bike workshop evenings for women....

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The Scoop

Sep 24

The Scoop

The Scoop is an open air amphitheatre, sunken amidst More London - ‘a vibrant new business community in a world famous location adjacent to Tower Bridge and opposite The Tower of London’. Throughout September The Scoop cinema are showing famous films for free. There’s a bar where you can get hot and cold drinks as well as some nibbles while you...

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New Girl in Town

Sep 24

New Girl in Town

I’ve recently moved to London for an MA course in Broadcast Journalism at City University. In my spare time I love doing things that are a bit different and am always one for a bargain. So to combine my hobbies and my new home I’ve invested in a great book: TimeOut’s ’1000 things to do in London under ¬£10′. To take this blog in a...

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Newington Green

Sep 17

Newington Green

Situated in North East London, 30 minutes walk from the busy and traffic-bound Angel, Newington Green is a little pocket of calm and culture compared to what’s going on a mile down the road. After spending many years as a glorified traffic island, Newington Green was given a new lease of life in 2005 with the regeneration of the central park. It’s...

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