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Sate your Need for Speed, Notebook

Sate your Need for Speed

Our inner cave men and women ache for risk, danger and adventure. When we find it, the payoff is a huge, satisfying mood boost. My inner Cave Lady craves adventure. And that’s why I spent last weekend in North Wales.

By | Notebook | Friday, 21 March 2014 at 3:59 pm

Dish of the day: How to… take it sloe for winter, Dish of the Day

Dish of the day: How to… take it sloe for winter

Like fashion, the drinks we gravitate to tend to be dictated by the seasons: fresh, zesty and light during the summer months; bolder, more intense and warming once the colder weather kicks in. Sloe gin is definitely a winter spirit. That deep berry shade, that rich, comforting taste – it’s the liquid equivalent of slipping into a cashmere coat.

By | Dish of the Day | Monday, 18 November 2013 at 7:23 pm

Take a free ride on the London Eye in exchange for your best shot of the capital, Notebook

Take a free ride on the London Eye in exchange for your best shot of the capital

The London Eye will have an exceptional load of visitors this Saturday after a couple of weeks break

By | Notebook | Friday, 18 January 2013 at 5:16 pm

The Race2Recovery blog: Our eventful weekend, Notebook

The Race2Recovery blog: Our eventful weekend

Friday, 11 January: Today, the Dakar got high. After six days of dune bashing, the exhausted crews were asked to travel 751km across the Andes in Argentina. Altitude is a strange companion. You can be the fittest person in the world and still get whacked by an irrational sickness at the mountain top.

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 January 2013 at 10:21 am

Something for the Weekend in London: November 30 – December 2, Arts

Something for the Weekend in London: November 30 – December 2

Just as the temperature drops, a brand new film festival dedicated to flicks from the colder climes of Europe sweeps into town, while Somerset House are giving ice skaters another reason to visit thanks to the dazzling couture of Valentino. Elsewhere, this weekend is a great chance to check out Alan Yau’s new Thai [...]

By | Arts | Friday, 30 November 2012 at 12:01 pm

Something For The Weekend in London: October 5-7, Arts

Something For The Weekend in London: October 5-7

Hello, October – a month that always remind us it’s time to wrap up warm and vaguely consider what you might like for Christmas – but it’s also when the city crams in the last of the exciting events before the steady wind down toward December 25th.

By | Arts | Friday, 5 October 2012 at 4:00 am

Something For The Weekend in London: June 1 – June 5, Arts

Something For The Weekend in London: June 1 – June 5

Thanks to Her Majesty’s 60 years as Head of the Commonwealth, we’ve got a rare long weekend to make the most of.

By | Arts | Friday, 1 June 2012 at 12:00 pm

Poetry, pork pies and punks: Our pick of the weekend’s Jubilee street parties, Arts

Poetry, pork pies and punks: Our pick of the weekend’s Jubilee street parties

Whether you’re a staunch royalist or more of a put-the-royals-in-council-housing-then-poke-them-with-sticks type, there’s a shindig out there perfectly suited to your tastes.

By | Arts, Notebook | Friday, 1 June 2012 at 9:00 am

Something For The Weekend in London: March 23-25, Arts

Something For The Weekend in London: March 23-25

As well as a crafty market taking place in Brixton this Saturday and a new chocolate shop opening on Sunday, this weekend we’ve has taken a more scholarly approach to picking the events on our cultural radar. Check out thought-provoking flicks via the ICA, an exhibition about Londoners exploring why we dress the way we do – and if that’s not enough, you can practice your francais at the Rende-Vous with French Cinema fest at Clapham Picturehouse (my IQ’s increasing already).

By | Arts | Friday, 23 March 2012 at 12:01 am

Something for the weekend in London: March 2-4, Arts

Something for the weekend in London: March 2-4

The third month of the year has so far brought with it the spring sunshine, so don’t miss out on the selection of events this weekend, including a “remix” of Cuban culture, blues lessons at a Shoreditch haunt and the last of a Charles Dickens exhibition at the British Library.
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By | Arts | Friday, 2 March 2012 at 12:00 am

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