Hatch, Homerton: So much cool going on in one space

Possibly one of the most common questions I get asked, is “does it not ever get boring? Eating out all the time? Doesn’t it all get a bit samey?” Whilst you might be wondering what kind of idiot asks a question like that, I can actually understand where they’re coming from.  Even the most glorious […]

Lock-In Lunch: The ultimate all-dayer

I was recently put in charge of organising a night out for a massive group of friends – a task which I initially approached with pure arrogance. Yeah, this’ll be easy. Pre-drinks, dinner, more drinks, after-drinks and a club. Then, I realised it was like trying to organise a school trip, but with booze. So […]

Resident: Bethnal Green’s pocket of paradise

I dined in Bethnal Green after a boozy night out at the start of this year. Sorry, I should say “I ‘dined’…”. It was a fried chicken shop, with retina-burning strip lighting. I was served by scary Stefan, who seemed angry at me – and at life – for no specific reason and I’m pretty […]

Make your own beer at Brew School: The best education you can get

I often think about the countless benefits of going back into education. Furthering my knowledge, stimulating my neurological motherboard, expanding upon my qualifications, being re-issued with my student discount card and getting money off clothes purchases and free double cheeseburgers. Thing is, I never really know whether I’d be cut out for education again. Those […]

DIY t-shirt printing at The Book Club

I once had to guess the start date of The Weakest Link – to the exact day – as a final question in a pub quiz and ended up hitting the nail on the head and winning the entire thing, didn’t I? I was spot on. I took a stab in the dark with my […]

“One of the quirkiest concepts for a bar …ever” -Have you been to Rev J.W.Simpson’s yet?

 Rev J.W.Simpson – The ultimate unique London haunt The phrase ‘…only in London’ exists because this vibrant capital city of ours comes with an all-accepting open-mindedness which allows totally crazy concepts to exist with incredible success. A fabulous example of this is packaged in the form of Rev J.W.Simpson -a bar with a jaw-droppingly cool […]