Category: Places

I’m a Kickstarter backer of Draughts London,  and how could I not be? My primary problem with board games is not being able to find places to play them with people, especially since the Pembury Tavern – where we went…

  Shoebox » Chuck & Beans. So I unsubscribed from Lovefilm DVDs today.

So, our flat’s been out of heating for a week or so. Long term readers will remember our current boiler has never been the most logical of devices. About a year ago it entirely packed up, and various attempts to fix…

It’s now nearly three years since I moved to London. Before London, Bedford. Before Bedford, Letchworth Garden City. Before Letchworth, Reading, Cambridge, Kent, Sunderland and initially Kent. London is the city I’ve spent the most time in apart from Kent.…

While wandering around the net yesterday, I tripped over this video. This video is of a building being incompetantly demolished. Coincidentally, it’s the tower next to the one I currently live in. It’s really quite weird to watch something that…

There is a Very Loud Noise. Someone is driving a piledriver though your skull. There is a tribe of pigmy gnomes playing “Smooth Criminal” using your head as a xylophone. Good morning player, you have scored 0 out of a…

(I’ve maintained escaped quotes from the email, because I think this is funny) Dear Nicholas Avenell, Many thanks for using our website for your customer service query. We are currently replying to all queries within 2 business days, please bear…

There’s a cut-scene as a week passes, and we’re on the Saturday after we’ve moved in. I’ve skipped over some puzzles, like "planning how to get to work", "how to get all the books on the bookshelves" (which is a…

(Cross-posted from another place, because someone asked me why I wasn’t putting them here, and I have no good reason) Last time I got a new flat, I flooded the floor and roasted the manual to the new oven. This…

So, House number 11 has been moved into. Yesterday, I, my girlfriend Fyr, Her parents, My parents and David McBride all decended on my old flat in Leyton to remove its entire contents. Keldaby, as the flat was known, was…