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TechKaraoke Comes to London

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Insanity, Nights Out, karaoke

The wait is finally over, TechKaraoke comes to London - an event for anyone involved, or not, in the London tech scene to sing their hearts out to their favourite tune. You know you love to Karaoke, so dig out your costumes, start practising your power moves in the mirror, and get ready to rock.
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Fried Chicken and Champage? … why the hell not?!

March 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Champagne, Food, Travel

As frequent readers will know that I’m a firm believe in all libations being of the bubbly variety (unless of course it’s vodka, or absinthe, or whisky. never mind). Last year I threw a pre Whuffaoke party full of Champgane and burgers, and one of my colleagues told me a story of Champagne and Sausages [...]

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Coldfusion Chalets - Chalet Holidays for Independent Travellers

February 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Insanity, Travel

I spent last week in the company of 26 amazing travellers (plus a bunch of really awesome staff) in a Chalet in Chamonix, France, under the shadow of the great peaks of the Mont Blanc range. I had never met any of the people before, and the same was true of most of them. We [...]

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The Religious Experience of The Cheesesteak

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Travel

If you haven’t had a “Philadelphia Cheesesteak” then you’re doing it wrong! Actually, I’m doing it wrong. It’s not a Philadelphia Cheesesteak at all, it’s a Cheesesteak from Philadelphia. The subtle, but essential, difference is all about where you enjoy this tasty snack.
It’s offered on many a late night menu all over the Eastern seaboard [...]

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BIL Conference - LON, LAX, SFO, LON in 100 Hours!

February 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Conferences, Insanity, Nights Out, Travel

The latest instalment of my crazy life took place on the west coast of the united states, a place generally quite close to my heart, not only for being geek mecca, but because I genuinely feel at home in San Francisco. But I jump ahead. The plan was a long weekend stateside at BIL Conference, [...]

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A Night With Artistes

May 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Nights Out

I’m minding my own business in my central London retail job yesterday when one of my friends, Lauren, invited me to an art performance piece she was going to be in. Sounds Interesting. Then I was told of the free alcohol, and I was completely sold!
So after I work I found my self just round the corner from Hoxton Square [...]

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