Archive for the ‘London’ Category

A quick plug here for a new comedy night run by good people I’ve met on the circuit over the last few months. Launching tonight, Wisecrack Comedy is a new act night in King’s Cross, run by Sahar Mirhadi and Lucy Jagger. It’s a chance for newbies to have a go at stand-up for the […]


The Book Barge

13Jul11

A nice reaction to the ‘one-click’ approach to book buying, with the emergence of the book barge, a floating bookshop that’s moored in Staffordshire, but for the next few days will be on the Regent’s Canal, just behind the Guardian HQ. According to the Guardian article, the owner Sarah Henshaw says that “by setting up […]


Hacks/Hackers

12Jul11

First off, apologies for all those who’ve been missing the DWS molten eloquence. I’ve taken on a new start-up project, so it’s all busy busy busy (mainly working out what I’ll do with my untold riches when my ship comes in – colossal equestrian statues and gold-plated yachts, I imagine). There have been some good […]


I was at Science Museum Lates last night, and two things struck me: 1) It’s a bloody awesome date venue (OK, so you might not look your sexiest when dressed as a cockroach*, but there’s lots of playful stuff to do together, and you can appear very knowledgeable while pottering around, even if you’re a […]


This is me trying out some new material at the Cavendish Arms in Stockwell a couple of months ago. I’m still pretty new to it all, so I’d love to hear any thoughts. Cheers folks! P.S. The Cavendish Arms is awesome. Great place to perform and watch comedy.


Arty play in East London, as the Artch Gallery of Bethnal Green sets out a ‘Playgroup’ exhibition, which is ‘a space set apart for experimentation and play,’ according to the Facebook blurb. Lots of sculpture, photography and mixed media pieces, and a couple of video installations too. The exhibition’s on ’til this Friday, at Arch […]


OK, so the party season has definitely kicked off. We’re a week into December and already the diary’s pretty much full of Christmassy events (including one entry on the 16th December that just says ‘getting pissed’ – no idea where or why). And among the drunken revelry there’s time for some games stuff. Last night […]