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Cycle Revolution: Get on yer bike at London's newest festival

A new cycle festival is coming to the capital in May, running as a satellite to the Tweed Run. Social supremos Bourne & Hollingsworth are launching Cycle Revolution on 6 May – an all-day, outdoor event celebrating the cycling lifestyle. 286 more words


A Summer fête

Palloncino for bambino*
crowds push tighter into packs
purses strain with purchasing
cold drinks – hot dogs – fruit squash –
a dainty dachshund yelps below… 36 more words

Writing Challenges


“This is one moment, /

But know that another/

Shall pierce you with a sudden painful joy.”

– T.S. Eliot

I’m not sure why I took the long way down to Farringdon Road, rather than the shortcut off of Clerkenwell and over Herbal Hill – a narrow street barely bigger than an alley – to get to my old flat on Crawford Passage. 894 more words

Extra Dry Martini

Breddos Tacos, Clerkenwell

It took an ex-street stall serving modern, fusion-brunch tacos to convince me that London has some hidden dining gems. And convince me Breddos Tacos sure did. 458 more words


Brunch at Exmouth Grind or how I found yet another way to love my neighbourhood...

Finding a lovely new spot for brunch that’s within walking distance of your front door is like finding a fiver in the back pocket of jeans you forgot you had in your wardrobe. 429 more words

Dining Out - Dinner

Look Mum No Hands - Clerkenwell's Cycling Institution

Cycling Café. Coffee Shop. Best Coffee in London. Best Café in Clerkenwell. Café in Clerkenwell.

My latest coffee review is for one of the great cycling institutions of London. 602 more words