Winterville has landed in Victoria Park!
Activity / East London / Fun

Winterville has landed in Victoria Park!

The neon lights are all about, there’s rides, mulled wine, ice-skating, a six piece brass band playing Man in the Mirror (what a rendition!!!), plus food & drink OPTIONS, PEOPLE – as with Winter Wonderland, you may try to hate it, but you cannae deny, Winterville is an entertaining evening out. I’ve definitely lost my 11 year old bravado when … Continue reading

Kennington Pulls It Out the Bag – Tennis and Pub Lunch
Activity / Food & Drink / South London / Witness the Fitness

Kennington Pulls It Out the Bag – Tennis and Pub Lunch

I’m up for tennis, are you up for tennis? Yes, I’m up for tennis, but where should we play? [Researching of court booking procedures and fees.] Kennington Park is £8.15 for an hour, we can book online? Ok, let’s do that. Friendly 1 hour and 20 minutes of being no way near as good as tennis … Continue reading

Maltby Street Market, Bermondsey
Activity / Food & Drink / Fun / Market / South London

Maltby Street Market, Bermondsey

A lot has happened since I last visited Maltby Street Market, and all for the better.  With Ropewalk now a throng of food stalls and quirky caverns – totally brightened up my otherwise not so bright Saturday morning (no reference to weather). With an introduction to honey mead (three for a tenner with free tote bag!), gin cocktails at Little Bird, … Continue reading

Outside Screen for watching Wimbledon at Kings Cross
Activity / North London / Play it Cheap

Outside Screen for watching Wimbledon at Kings Cross

So we all know Granary Square, don’t we?!!  It’s a lovely outside space just a few minutes walk from Kings Cross station if you follow the Regent’s Canal exit signs.  With Lewis Cubitt Square just around the corner from Granary Square, they are both home to some great restaurants including spot-on brunch spot Caravan, and highly praised … Continue reading

Manmade Crafty Fox Market at Old Truman Brewery
Activity / Arts / East London / Fun / Shopping / Shoreditch

Manmade Crafty Fox Market at Old Truman Brewery

I’ve been stealthily stalking the movements of I Am Acrylic since I discovered they did acrylic jewellery workshops, and yesterday I tracked them down at the Manmade Market being held at the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane. Thanks to Ruth and Brendan who guided me and Laura through making our own acrylic necklaces, the workshop was … Continue reading