Monthly Archives: June 2013

Stand up or shut up?

What is the tipping point for coming out in support of your beliefs? You’re at work engaged in a typical water-cooler conversation. It’s just a bit of friendly banter, no big deal, until… that colleague you’d always thought of as … Continue reading

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The Duke of York, St John’s Wood

On a busy corner of St John’s Wood High Street, this Moroccan-inspired bar has long been the place to see and be seen. Despite the Moorish latticing on the windows, the menu ventures far beyond North Africa and includes offerings … Continue reading

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This month’s cartoon…

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The George, Belsize Park

Just moments away from the Royal Free Hospital and located on busy Haverstock Hill is this delightful pub serving excellent food, premium wines and beers and offering a wonderful opportunity for respite on this rather busy thoroughfare. Those who overlook … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s South Island

Striking mountain ranges, crystal-clear turquoise lakes, glaciers, fjords, oh and did I mention the mountains? That is how you could sum up New Zealand’s South Island if you add in mile after mile of near deserted highway connecting the tiny … Continue reading

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What is the meaning of life?

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Majorca

Majorca has a reputation. And not a particularly good one at that. At least, not if you’re like me and your idea of holiday hell is being stuck on a tiny island with an Easyjet planeload full of tipsy, sunburnt … Continue reading

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Should I cook a dinner party for ten friends?

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