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The Distraction Agents- a game, a challenge, a puzzle and a story in a box

The Distraction Agents

The Distraction Agents is a handcrafted, limited edition experience that cannot be found in shops. With games of all kinds more popular than ever, and Christmas rapidly approaching, The Distraction Agents is a unique seasonal gift, which can be played by a single player, or a larger group. We noticed you. You are special. The Department of Distractions is […]


Seven things I’ve learned- An Evening with Ira Glass tour heads to the UK in 2022

Ira Glass

Award-winning journalist and radio presenter Ira Glass, storyteller extraordinaire, has announced two new UK dates for 2022. The celebrated radio presenter will start with his rescheduled date at London’s Royal Festival Hall on 26th March then heads to the Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms on 27th and finally Chester’s Storyhouse on 29th. “Mr. Glass is a journalist […]


UK bars and restaurants coming soon


Albert’s Schloss We’ve heard of bars themed around hospitals, hobbits and, er, sex toys but the idea of theming one around Albert, the Prince Consort of Queen Victoria is a new one to us. However, it appears that Birmingham’s Albert’s Schloss, which is due to open at One Chamberlain Square on Monday 6th December, is […]


Brussels sprouts: a new front in the generation game

Brussel Sprouts

That Christmas comes earlier each year – or rather the marketing for it does – has long been an excuse for a Great British Grumble. And yes, it does seem as though the supermarkets and department stores are launching their Christmas campaigns sooner and sooner. They are not the only ones. This correspondent was bemused […]


Introducing Cosmin Cernica- Content Creator, Fashion Icon & Exclusive Luxury Designer To The Elite


28-year-old Romanian born globe-trotter has visited over 42 countries and left home at 16 to start his own business. With over 95k followers on Instagram and an eye for creativity, Cosmin Cernica works with numerous brands including Harrods, Creed and Samsung as a content creator and is currently handling the social media business pages for […]


An Evening With David Sedaris 2022’ National Tour


Sedaris ain’t the preeminent humorist of his generation by accident.” – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY David Sedaris, humorist, bestselling author and star of Radio 4 series ‘Meet David Sedaris’, has announced a 20 date UK tour for 2022 which starts on Sunday 10th July at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall and culminates on 2nd August at Cardiff’s St. David’s […]


Debt Free London to provide a pop-up as a part of ‘Money Talk Week’

Debt Free London

Debt Free London, who has already helped over 250,000 people with free debt advice, is providing a pop-up advice centre as part of Talk Money Week from 8th – 13th November at 58 Oxford Street. The centre will be open from 10am-8pm daily with a programme curated with other partners to be announced shortly. This […]


New UK Restaurant Round up this October

new UK food roundup

Upstairs by Tom Shepherd Customers are taking the stairs two at a time in their haste to get to this new restaurant from acclaimed local lad Tom Shepherd. The 28-cover restaurant sits above his dad’s jewellery shop in Lichfield, Staffordshire. Before setting up under his own name, Chef Shepherd had been mixing it with the […]


Thoughts on London’s new Nusr-Et Steakhouse


To be honest, it would be best to just ignore London’s new Nusr-Et Steakhouse. With giant tomahawk steaks at £630 and £100 burgers wrapped in gold foil, it is simply not something that 99% of the population need to give much thought. And yet, like Liberace’s Vegas residency, there is a gaudy attraction to Chef […]


September round up of UK restaurant news


Jackdaw Having previously worked at Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck restaurant in Bray, Nick Rudge will fly solo when he opens his Jackdaw restaurant in Conwy, Wales, in October. According to local custom, people born within the town walls of Conwy are known as jackdaws and Chef Rudge’s menu makes the most of ingredients which can […]