Foodie: My Village Cafe

Before going to listen to Sam Jordan and the Dirty Harrys at Proud Camden on Wednesday, Natalie and I met at My Village Cafe, a quaint Greek and Mediterranean vegetarian/vegan cafe in the heart of Camden Town across the road from the Stables. And what a charming and delightful find! The cafe also serves as […]

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Music Spotlight: Dirty Harrys

Last night at the Proud Camden, prior to their performance at Johnny Kidd Presents, Natalie and I had the pleasure of interviewing the Dirty Harrys, a young and fresh rock group.  We had a hoot chatting with them and while I am not necessarily in their target demographic (in my early 30s), I can definitely […]

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Russian Culture in London

Yesterday, my lovely Russian friend, Natasha, and I met up for some Russian culture. I had found an inexpensive restaurant near the university – Assorti – and a short distance away was a Russian art gallery, Grad, that specialises in Russian arts and design with an exhibit running through the end of the week (24th of […]

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The Marquis of Granby is a Charming Literary Pub

The Joyous Living: The Marquis of Granby Literary Pub Review

A Literary Pub T.S. Eliot and Dylan Thomas used to rub shoulders with street girls and criminals at The Marquis of Granby pub in central London. When my friend Y and I decided to get together for a catch-up lunch, I suggested this lovely pub that had been on my list because of its literary […]

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Bath: Roscoff Deli

While in Bath with my parents in June, we stopped for luncheon at Roscoff Deli near the city centre. What a delightful find with a dining room upstairs overlooking the street. The cafe offers the usual choice of paninis, salads, soups and sandwiches for luncheon. To start, I ordered a fresh juice which helped quench […]

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Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens: Handel’s Coming Home!

Spotting an advertisement for the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens’ Summer Festival featuring Handel’s Coming Home! on Twitter thanks to the Handel House Museum, I grabbed my girlfriend Natasha and headed out to the gardens I had read so much about in 19th century British literature. Of course those gardens that attracted the creme de la creme of […]

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