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Grapes (Beefeater), Hayes, London

The sign for the Grapes is gone, but it is still the Beefeater.  My auto-fill on the Google search engine kept trying to give me… 173 more words

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Wishing Well, Hayes, London

Directly across from the Angel sits the Wishing Well, another idiosyncratic — and surprisingly good, for the neighbourhood — bar, and yet another of the… 144 more words

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Bootlaces, Hayes, London

People who don’t live in Hayes but know it will smirk when I say that I was standing in one of the shittier sections of Hayes (“or, as the world knows it: Hayes”), checking and rechecking my map.   226 more words

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Angel, Hayes, London

Of the few pubs on this strip of road I still had not visited by Friday evening, The Angel was the only one that easily fit into the theme of the night ( 476 more words

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London A to Z Runs : A

Doing these in alphabetical order and not doubling up, today’s run could easily have been an ‘H‘ seeing as it started in H… 336 more words

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Isaac Hayes' Son Says Someone Else Made His Dad Quit South Park

(Source: kotaku.com)

Back in 2006, singer and actor Isaac Hayes abruptly quit South Park, where he had voiced the character Chef for a decade. Hayes, an active Scientologist, was apparently upset about the episode “Trapped In The Closet,” which makes fun of the cultish religion he followed. 437 more words


High praise

Picture: Ian Fleming in conversation with Sean Connery

Yesterday, a reader from New Jersey posted this review of Bonfire on the Amazon US site. High praise, indeed. 67 more words