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Chuck a mud pie at the Thames beach
When there's a low tide on the Thames, you get a kind of muddy beach on the riverside and brave...
Take it to the London Bridge
No denying that Tower Bridge is one of the icons of London, but there has always been something...
Buckingham Palace Makes Sweet Summer Music
NOT long to go until Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public for its annual summer opening...
Underground Philosophy
"Hell is other people," the Jean-Paul Satre quote, is one of the slices of philosophy to be read...
Looking for Eric's Kung Fu Kick
I was there the night in 1995 that Eric Cantona leapt into a football crowd Kung Fu style, fed up...
Property Owners to Cash in on Boris' Giveaway
There's an infamous derelict office tower down in Colliers Wood that regularly wins Worst Building...
The Illuminati on Expenses
Without a doubt MPs are the Demons this week and that's all well and good, but the sneaky thing...
How to Catch Swine Flu
'Where you have millions of people all crushed together on the Tube every day, it would become a...
Dirty Tricks Cup Final: Gordon Brown 1 Henry VIIIth 6
GORDON BROWN is in schtuck over the naughty rumours spread by one of his spin doctors and...
Baroque Obama and Anti-Capitalist style
One theory has it that the Baroque style was a kind of Catholic propaganda, designed to impress the...
Clash of Loyalties
It's heresy for any Londoner to hold such thoughts, but in honour of the truth it must be said that...
Barbie Birthday Special
When left alone in a room with Barbie - 50 this weekend! - the first thing any self-respecting...
Tweet Tweet
Last week saw London's first Twestival, an event that will soon be described in the OED as 'a...
Valentine's Day Celebrity Massacre
Valentine's Day didn't do a great job for love last year. Despite them being in the news everyday,...
Hats Off to Hats
One of my friends has taken to wearing a hat, a Trilby no less. We laughed, but he liked his new...
Getting into hot water
Boiler blown up? Radiators on strike? No cash for the meter? Brrr. I can't help with the plumbing...
A Lot Like Christmas Shopping
In case you didn't already know, money is a lunatic. I always knew I was bad with cash, but what...
It's Free to Clear the Air
You can't beat a bit of creative tension to get results. Just in the last week, we've had: William...
No Credit to Cops' Cocaine Crunch
Just when bankers thought they'd got past the worst of the crisis, another hammer blow descends:...
Nobody does the downturn better.
Unless you're Guy and Madonna, the secret of success in these tough economic times is to find...