Islington's best Christmas menus

This post was born out of necessity. A couple of weeks ago, I told my uni mates that I would book somewhere for our annual Christmas knees-up*. 1,048 more words


Dazzling. Surreal. Vaguely Sensual. Closure in Moscow storm North London.

Closure in Moscow

The Garage, Highbury – 10th November 2015

Exploding ferociously on to one of the smallest stages in the capital come a band as exciting and off the wall as they are well honed and engaging. 525 more words

Alternative Rock

Live Review: The Hot 8 Brass Band play The Garage, London

New Orleans’ Hot 8 Brass Band have been letting the good times roll for twenty years now, and on tonight’s evidence at a sweaty Garage they’re showing no sign of slowing down any time soon.  252 more words


New London cafe and a naked guy at my petrol station

For lunch today, my husband and I went to New London cafe.  This is at the bottom of Highbury and is somewhere I hadn’t been before. 128 more words


Sunday activities with the kids

This morning, we went to Full of Beans to meet my friend L for a coffee.  This is a GREAT place to go to with kids – they have a little soft play area and loads of toys.   318 more words




In less than 2 weeks –

I found a job. I am now working in a pub in Highbury&Islington, which isn’t great but provides me some regular income and i will still have the flexibility to do my freelancing jobs as well. 526 more words

Cinnamon Village - Highbury

There are a couple of Cinnamon Village restaurants dotted around North London and they always look quite good for brunch. There is one specifically on Blackstock Road, attached to a creperie, which is painted a pastel turquoise candy colour with picnic benches outside and it just looks so cute and inviting. 272 more words

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