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July 4, 2014 - Written by:

Street Art, Urban Joy: An Interview with Turnpike Art Group


Street art really brings me a lil joy! Since moving to Turnpike Lane, I have been truly inspired by the awesome artwork all around the local area. ‘The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls’ – Pablo Picasso. ‘Who is responsible for these visual delights!?’ I would exclaim to my housemates as I returned home... Read the rest of this post...


May 14, 2014 - Written by:

Restaurant Review: Tagine Tuesdays at Ayoush


London’s Hidden Gems The last thing I think of when someone says ‘North African cuisine’ is ‘one of the best Cosmopolitans I’ve had in ages’. At least that was the case, until I discovered Ayoush. Set on the corner of St. Christopher’s Place, a conglomerate of restaurants and shops just off of Oxford street, Ayoush surprised and delighted me with... Read the rest of this post...


February 14, 2014 - Written by:

What is Love? (Video)


What does the word ‘love’ mean to you? The third and final part of our Valentine’s ‘On the Streets’ series is here! We put the L-word to the people of London and got some lovely responses. Tweet us what love means to you! @aliljoy Check out our other videos ‘What’s Your Perfect Valentine’s Date?’ and ‘What’s the Worst Date You’ve... Read the rest of this post...


February 12, 2014 - Written by:

What’s Your Perfect Valentine’s Date? (Video)


Huzzzahhh by gosh we’ve done it! is now on YouTube and in celebration of the Valentine’s Day we took to the streets to interview people on their perfect Valentine’s date! Tweet us your perfect date @aliljoy and subscribe to our YouTube to keep up to date with the latest videos! We hope you enjoy! And look out for out next clip... Read the rest of this post...


October 21, 2013 - Written by:

8 Reasons I Love London


… And I was back in the city meandering unfamiliar streets. Earlier this year I spent roughly 6 months in a windowless room in a dodgy part of West London desperately trying not to be mugged (again). After a Summer spent back home in Cornwall I was back, this time residing in North London. My earlier experience got me pondering: If... Read the rest of this post...


October 17, 2013 - Written by:

Restaurent Review: French Fancy


London’s Hidden Gems Venturing in to the bright lights of central London once again this month I have discovered a new French fancy. Disappointingly this is not a man with a certain je ne sais quoi and penchant for onion soup, but my second favourite love: a new place to eat. Glimmering just in site of Eros by Piccadilly Circus... Read the rest of this post...


September 25, 2013 - Written by:

DIY Dining: The Grill Shack


London’s Hidden Gems  Having moved to London only recently it has become somewhat a mission of mine to find awesome and unusual restaurants in central that don’t break my bank balance. And whilst even the trusty old chains seem to work out as quite a lot of £££’s for what you actually get I’m learning that there are some hidden... Read the rest of this post...