Day: October 7, 2014

I want to live in…Wanstead

I want to live in…Wanstead

It is over 20 years since there was a residents’ war against the M11 link road. The neighbourhood went all a bit Che Guevara and declared Wanstead “the Independent Free Area of Wanstonia” (catchy), some went all Robin Hood and built a tree house in a 250-year-old Chesnut and others ...

Top 10 Sam Smith’s Pubs in London

Top 10 Sam Smith’s Pubs in London

When tourists ask me to point them in the direction of a real British pub in London I send them to one of more than 20 Sam Smith’s pubs. They may not be tourist hotspots and are certainly not glamorous, but in the parlance of Jarvis Cocker, “you want to ...

John Lennon’s Glasses: More Than Just An Accessory

By Charlotte Stringer, Style Editor at STYLIGHT.co.uk Imagine there was no… John Lennon. Actually, it’s not so easy if you try. The former Beatle left an indelible mark on the world before he was assassinated in 1980, having written and performed some of the world’s best loved songs, both with ...

La Porte des Indes – Review

Standing outside La Porte des Indes it's difficult to know what to expect. Neighbouring a Grade II-listed Edwardian Gothic Revival church and amongst the familiar stock bricked houses of the neighbourhood it was more reminiscent of an out-of-place Italian eatery than the Edwardian ballroom I'd read about, but once we walked through into the restaurant area, it ...

Ca’puccino – Review

By Charlotte Hope, Lifestyle Editor @charlottehope I like cocktails a lot. There, I said it. I like drinking them, I like looking at them, I like making them, and I like drinking them. I normally err on the side of gin-based cocktails, but for whatever reason this has been the ...

Muse Head into the Studio

By Alex Wignall Muse have stepped into the studio to record their seventh studio LP - it needs to be their best yet. Rewind the clock to five past ten on June, 17th 2007 - Matt Bellamy and co. are exiting the stage at the highest point of their career ...

7/10/14

By Charlotte Hope, Lifestyle Editor @charlottehope Blake Lively is pregnant  OH! The pitter patter of tiny little feet is upon us. Last week, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed a little girl into the world - we can only assume a little girl with heart-meltingly beautiful eyes - and on ...