8 posts tagged with london by mippy.
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Renting. It's freaking me out a little.

After years living in flatshares, MrMippy and I are moving in together. That part's fine - it's dealing with estate agencies and huge sums of cash that scares me. Help me calm down about it so I can think about how to furnish our flat in peace! (We are in London.) [more inside]
posted by mippy on Feb 28, 2013 - 6 answers

Babe: Nephew in the city

My 17yr old nephew is staying with me in London for a few days next month, as I'm taking him to his first gig. He likes graphic design, Jack white and playing guitar. What cool things should he go, see and do? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Jul 20, 2012 - 10 answers

Help me snap snappily

I want to take a photography course in London that will show me how to use my DSLR properly. Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Apr 25, 2012 - 5 answers

Bus-spotting meets font-spotting

Does anyone know what font is used on these vintage bus blinds? I know of a London Underground font but these look quite different. Any similar ones out there, preferably free?
posted by mippy on Jun 8, 2011 - 12 answers

Why don't they just go to Pizza Express?

In London there's a chain of restaurants called Aberdeen/Angus Steakhouse - dated decor, expensive, scorned by locals but seemingly extremely popular with tourists. Are there equivalents in other cities?
posted by mippy on Aug 11, 2010 - 33 answers

Screw me

A few years ago I bought a set of chrome/glass shelves from Paperchase, which screwed together with screws and an Allen key. Now I can't find the screws. Is it possible for me to find Allen key screws? (I'm in London.) [more inside]
posted by mippy on Apr 13, 2010 - 11 answers

First World Problem

SO and I have been given £150 for a nice meal out. Where in London can we go for the kind of food we'd never normally splash out on? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Mar 2, 2010 - 30 answers

Post-Thatcher, pre-Britpop

London in the early 1990s. (Or, Britain in general). How did it differ from the present day? What were the little, day-to-day differences, the minutiae that was of its time? Any books or resources recommended? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Sep 25, 2009 - 21 answers

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