Posts Tagged ‘London’

Dudes, radio update: Tune in to London Thing, my new show with @charmlshake on Pulse Radio. It’s about the best things happening in London, with some historical smatterings and crap jokes. Every Thursday from noon. And you can listen again here. Advertisements


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


…is Airplane! On joke-count alone it kicks every other movie right in penis, and the jokes themselves are amazing. I’ve laughed at the drinking problem one for – I’m not kidding – years. And everything Lloyd Bridges says is pure gold. It’s a movie that doesn’t get old on re-watching either, ‘cos there are bound […]


Oh and this looks pretty cool: from the London Design Festival at the V&A.