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a game of pre-loved Chic And Seek

Holland Park reminds me so much of my grandparents.  I find it impossible to drive up Ladbroke Grove without thinking of them and the endless cups of tea I drank while chatting to them in their apartment overlooking the park.  … Continue reading

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Fable Bar: lunch in the City

Lunch in the city could rarely be described as quirky or even fairytale-esque.  So The Fable Bar – on Farringdon Road – looked more appealing than most.  I don’t get out much (at lunch time) as I’m either chained to … Continue reading

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Restaurant review: Chiltern Firehouse

The audience is in their seats.  Squirming and twitching with slight status anxiety, as these seats are priceless and a little inaccessible. The stage is set.  A stunning 1889 Grade II-listed Victorian-gothic fire brigade building with a discreetly gated garden … Continue reading

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Review: Attendant (what was a men’s public lavatory)

I first heard about Attendant and the ridiculous idea of drinking coffee in a toilet when the Victorian loo first opened its door a little over a year ago.   It had been empty (mothballed) for more than 50 years … Continue reading

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