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]
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]
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]
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?
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?
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]
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]
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]