Day: August 1, 2016

Brixton Beach Boulevard – Review

Brixton Beach Boulevard – Review

A little bit of Miami in 1982 has arrived in Brixton, and will be with us until the end of August. The rooftop summer pop-up is the place to be the feel part of the Florida scene, in SW2. The venue has funky cocktails, retro film screenings, food stalls and ...

Seaham Hall – Review

Seaham Hall – Review

The first thing to say about the trip was that there was a huge mistake, caused by yours truly. I am born and raised just up the road from Seaham Hall, in Newcastle, and I always get the rapid three-hour train journey home. For some reason me and Mrs TLE ...

Salon review: Hiro Miyoshi, Mayfair

Salon review: Hiro Miyoshi, Mayfair

Nearest tube: Green Park Go for: Colour expertise Before you read any further, I have a confession to make - but you have to promise not to judge me. Although I’m a beauty writer, I haven't been to a hairdresser for eight years. Perhaps it’s because I’m a control freak, ...

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Should We Work From Home In The Summer?

By Charles Hibbert  British summer weather has led to suggestions we should work from home more as office workers being more unproductive in the working week. Research shows that UK office workers were originally committed to work for three days a week, but with temperatures rising, workers are unproductive for ...

NASA warns asteroid could hit planet Earth

NASA warns asteroid could hit planet Earth

Usually we take these types of theories with a huge pinch of slat, but on this occasions NASA itself has aired concerns about the possibility a massive asteroid could lunge into our planet and cause catastrophic damage. The space agency is going to send a probe to take samples from ...

Are Goats man’s new best friends?

Are Goats man’s new best friends?

Dogs have long been man’s best friends but has another four-legged animal now replaced them? Goats don’t have a particularly good reputation, due to the fact they are known to headbutt you and chew up your belongings. However, they are a lot smarter than you might think. Scientist have studied ...

Cockroaches released in Byron outlets close two branches

Cockroaches released in Byron outlets close two branches

The backlash against Byron burger chain has stepped up another gear, after protestors released thousands of live cockroaches and other insects into two of its burger outlets. The branches, Shaftesbury Avenue and Holborn restaurants in London, were attacked on Friday evening and both were forced to close after the infestation. ...

Is Celebrity Culture Killing us?

Is Celebrity Culture Killing us?

By Deborah Hodge As a previous television addict I can map out the time of year according to big shows that mainstream media feeds us. Britain’s Got Talent begins the year nicely and the X Factor winner is announced just before Christmas. Yes, we really do have our lives mapped out ...

The cost of UK poverty is £78bn EVERY year

The cost of UK poverty is £78bn EVERY year

A new study has studied how much poverty impacts on the UK economy and the results are shocking. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, who conducted the research, have reported that the national cost is £78bn, which costs each taxpayer a huger £1,200 a year. Poverty is categorised as living on an ...

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London’s Best New Restaurant Openings – August 2016

With plenty of exciting restaurant openings constantly taking place across the Capital, here’s our pick of the best new restaurants arriving in London over the coming month. Dirty Bones – Shoreditch With two successful restaurants already operating on the other side of the city (one in Kensington, and the other in Soho), the team ...