Cinema Museum

I was in London attending the Cult Publishers Expo which was held in a little known (to me) location called the Cinema Museum. Separate to enjoying the Expo itself I also liked the location hence this little blog piece. For those that want to just know about the Museum directly please feel free to click... Continue Reading →


London Riots August 2011

This has been a grim week for anyone connected with England - riots on streets bringing back memories of the 1980s (which to me felt very different though maybe it is me who has changed). I am no great political commentator, clearly a lot of the trouble was opportunist copy cat stuff and clearly a... Continue Reading →

Castle Sandwich Bar, 54 Paul St EC2A 4LN

Summary A highly un-reconstructed breakfast / lunch stop dating from 1970 somewhere off the beaten track between Old Street and Barbican. This is another in a random series of reviews of caf├ęs which the regular reader will be aware are something of a favourite of mine, for example in this posting in praise of the... Continue Reading →

Playing the Oak Trombone

What is this about? Sad old seasoned commuters collect little tricks as they get used to moving around London; they know where you can change tube lines easily, where key bus routes go and where to stand on the platform so as to be near the exit when they get off the tube. This is... Continue Reading →

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