Tag Archives: Stratford

The Tube Map Is Not The Territory

When I was standing on Homerton High Street in east London the other day a cyclist stopped and asked in an American accent if I could tell him how to get to Bermondsey and then Stratford. I had to explain … Continue reading

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10 Places Not To Eat In London During The 2012 Olympics

Much of what I say below is well known and would apply at all times and not just during the 2012 Olympics – junk food always tastes nasty. Nonetheless it seems worth reiterating a few basic facts about McDonald’s as … Continue reading

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Big Brother Boris Is Boring You!

The Olympic Games haven’t even started yet but the restrictions on movement around London are already in full effect. Today I was at Kings X railway station and an announcement boomed out saying something like: ‘this is your mayor Boris … Continue reading

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Weasel coffee – made from beans eaten and shat out by wild weasels!

Pho is a small chain of family owned Vietnamese cafes. They have 5 branches in London and one in Brighton (UK). There are two branches in the west end, one in Clerkenwell, and one apiece in the Westfield shopping centres … Continue reading

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