7
February
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Food & Loathing/Fear & Lettuce: The Hunter S Pub Hackney

I have to say that I’m beginning to absolutely dread eating out these days, and it’s places like the mediocre hipster den Hunter S on the corner of Southgate Road, Hackney that are partially to blame. For some unfathomable reason they’ve named themselves after famed cult writer and Gonzo journalist pioneer Hunter S. Thompson and [...]

11
December
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Crap Toys & The Lessons They Taught Me

Does anyone need reminding what an absolute nightmare Christmas shopping can be, especially if it involves buying presents for children. Somehow, and I’m really not sure how, despite being a father of a six-year-old I’ve thankfully managed to avoid having a house filled with obnoxious bits of noisy plastic. Although there is a creepy Barney [...]

27
April
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Five Japanese Restaurants In London Worth Visiting

I wasn’t at all happy to see one of my favourite noodle restaurant, Ramen Seto, close for business on Kingly Street. The good news is that they still do exist but have changed location to Camden, just off Mornington Crescent tube. The bad news is that one of London’s busiest and most exploitative areas is [...]

29
May
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George Bush Eats Babies

I am at a loss as to how anybody in his or her right mind could have possibly voted for a bullying, moronic monster like George Bush. Personally I wouldn’t even sit next to him on a fucking bus. He has the dark, vacant eyes of a circling shark and comes across as the kind [...]