Day: November 18, 2015

George is Missing a Trick

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic  I loathe George Osborne with a passion I reserve only for the devil's disciples themselves (cite Boris Johnson, cite Boris Johnson, cite Boris Johnson). For six years he has removed the heart from the British economy, selling off the only profit making parts of the public sector ...

What’s the UK’s most affordable holiday destination?

New research has found Britain's best value destination - and it's *drum roll* Great Yarmouth. Yes, the traditional seaside town offers more than deckchairs and ice creams. It's also the most affordable destination, according to a survey by holidaylettings.co.uk. The coastal Norfolk town faced stiff competition from the likes of Bridlington, Pickering and ...

Beer of the Week – Wild Card Brewery’s King of Hearts

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Brewed: Walthamstow, London Strength: 4.5% ABV Founded on the back of a hobby that turned into an obsession, Wild Card Brewery functions from its own site in Walthamstow, having opened at the beginning of last year. And featuring four core beers inspired by picture ...

Upcycle a jumper to save money and the planet this Christmas

By Naomi Evetts from www.loveyourclothes.org.uk It’s that time of year again where people’s woollies start getting a little bit more festive. Why not get creative this year and transform an existing jumper into a one-off Christmas master piece. It is a great way of adding some ‘green’ style to your wardrobe, ...

Bobby Moore Fund’s Annual Celebrity Sports Quiz

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter  @rgdewinter  @TLE_Sport Last Thursday saw TLE Sport dig out its best suit, polish the old size 11s and select its least offensive tie in preparation for the Bobby Moore Fund’s annual sports quiz. Held in London, this year’s edition took place at The ...

An Idiot’s Adventures In Gameland – Steve McNeil

25: AAArgh! Hello, dear reader! It’s “Triple-A” Season in Gameland at the moment. “What’s Triple-A Season?” I hear you all ask, or at least those of you who’ve never heard of “Triple-A Season” and are curious as to what “Triple-A Season” means. “Triple-A Season” is a phrase brought to you ...

Landlords left out of pocket by unkempt tenants

By Bea Patel, TLE Property Editor and Director of Shop for an Agent Time is money, a phrase once used by Benjamin Franklin in Advice to a Young Tradesman, Written by an Old One – and one that stands true to rental properties. Undoubtedly, there are rogue landlords taking advantage ...

Will we Ever See Another Jonah?

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  This morning the sad news that All Black legend Jonah Lomu has passed away filtered across the newswires. A loving Dad, family man and a staunch patriot he will live in the hearts of fans in New Zealand and across the World for years to ...

Why Farage is Unknowingly Aping 17th Century Anti-Catholic Language

By Darragh Roche In 1605, a group of religious extremists nearly bombed the state opening of parliament. If these terrorists had succeeded, the entire English ruling class, including the King, would have been wiped out in an instant. These fanatics hoped the ensuing chaos and panic would give their religion the ...