Robin Williams – You will be missed.

I’m not usually one for jumping on board the R.I.P. Celebrity bandwagon. Death is sad, losing someone is sad, but generally my tears and sorrows are reserved for those I’ve loved personally, and who have loved me in return. Posting R.I.P. to someone I’ve never met on a social media site is a bit morbid and strange, in my opinion. I just couldn’t get on … Continue reading Robin Williams – You will be missed.

I’m Not Going, Unless We Can Go To The Genesis Cinema

About a year ago, my Dad came to visit me in London with my two brothers. One day, I had lectures, so he took my brothers out for the day and they ended up in the cinema in Leicester Square. Yes, I know, what absolute tourists. Now, being a Dubliner, my Dad loves a good moan every now and then, and this particular trip to … Continue reading I’m Not Going, Unless We Can Go To The Genesis Cinema

Throwing Down the Gauntlet on the “Gauntlet of Horrors”

A few days ago, the Telegraph posted an article, The 9 Worst Things to do in London, and while I whole-heartedly agree with some of their points (the Circle line at rush hour is a particularly potent glimpse of hell), I have to disagree on their points about Brick Lane. Brick Lane is a curry filled, neon-sign lit, busy, bustling mess. It’s a pain to … Continue reading Throwing Down the Gauntlet on the “Gauntlet of Horrors”

Wandering round Shoreditch with Shoreditch Hype

A couple of weekends ago, I got a tweet from Shoreditch Hype asking if I wanted two tickets to join their Coffee and Art tour of Shoreditch. Eh, yes please. If you haven’t heard of Shoreditch Hype, its an app that gives realtime information of what’s happening in Shoreditch… it’s pretty good, although being a computer programmer, I’ve definitely mentally picked a few holes, haha. … Continue reading Wandering round Shoreditch with Shoreditch Hype