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Lisbon

Last weekend I spent a glorious weekend in Lisbon with my mum and my sister. Here are some of my best photos. Advertisements

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Staring into a nuclear reactor

In the wake of the Fukushima plant disaster in Japan, it’s not surprising that nuclear reactors have been having a bit of a tough time, PR-wise. We’ve been bombarded with scaremongered snippets about the 19-mile exclusion zone, Chernobyl parallels, food contamination and radiation suits. Despite all of this, last week I donned the sort of […]

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Kigu party

There’s a fine line between a kigu party and a furry convention and I’m not sure which side were dancing on.

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Intel and the Emerald Isle

Last week, Intel kindly invited me to their Shannon R&D division, called the “Embedded Lab“. There I learnt about some of the technologies they are working on, but most importantly, went to a medieval-themed restaurant where we drank mead and ate mostly meat using just a knife.

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I had a really good Thai-m

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Happy Christmas!

“Excitement got the better of him when his uncle did arrive…”

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Fashion puppets

For those who have always wondered what Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld would look like in puppet form, Wired’s Conde Nast stable-mate Vogue has come to the rescue. The fashion bible has created a gallery of finger puppets depicting fashion figureheads. Is it a comment on the subjects’ sartorially controlling ways? Who knows? There is no […]

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What is a ‘slaggle’?

I went to a hen do at the weekend for where I begrudgingly dressed up as a “sexy devil” and clichéd my way around Oxford. Despite my sense of dread as I adorned myself with sequined horns, a trident and an extraordinarily phallic appendage that was supposed to be a tail, we spent an excellent […]

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The buzzing Mexican restaurant with very pedestrian street food

Boho Mexica. I had high hopes for this Shoreditch restaurant whose head chef is Tia Patty (Aunt Patty),  surely a food-loving matriarch with the highest culinary standards. Combine that with four-star reviews from Time Out, the Evening Standard and View London and you can be pretty confident that you are in for a treat. The […]

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Round 2 at the Miller

I first went to the Miller of Mansfield for a Valentine’s break earlier this year with the man.The ivy-covered inn has 15 uniquely-designed rooms that cater very pointedly for love-ins. The room we had booked (Room 7) was exquisite, with an expansive sleigh bed and a veritable plunge pool of a bath that could seat […]

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