Tom Fogarty - 10 Bells Pub

Art Attack!

January 16th, 2011

Spent a wonderfully cultured Saturday perusing art galleries (and visiting as many postcodes as possible) with my mate Paul. He was a little bit tired as he’d been up...

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Adventures in Dogstar

January 12th, 2011

Last weekend was a good one. Met up my friend Paul on Friday, and we went on a small opub crawl of what seemed like the worst pubs in...

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East London Tattoo Exhibition (Russian Criminal)

December 24th, 2010

Made my way over to the Russian Criminal Tattoo Exhibition in East London. It was really good, but tiny – and they wouldn’t let me take any pictures. Most...

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London – You’re a Lady

December 23rd, 2010

I love living in London, and feel a very strong connection to it. It’s a very busy, heavily-populated place, but can also very unfriendly and lonely. Walking around it’s...

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The Thunderbolt

December 22nd, 2010

Got stood up twice in one day today! Well sort of. I was meant to be meeting an old friend this evening but then she cancelled at lunchtime. Then...

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30th Birthday Loometh

December 21st, 2010

Right, it keeps creeping closer; I’m going to be 3o-years old in about a week. Although I’m not totally dreading it, I’m not taking it as well as I...

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No Pants!

December 12th, 2010

Confession time! I don’t have a washing machine as there’s not enough room in my kitchen (it’s the size of a shoe box). There is, however, a communal washing...

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Suede Gig

December 8th, 2010

And as the smack cracks at your window You wake up with a gun in your mouth Oh let the nuclear wind blow away my sins And I’ll stay...

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Snow in London

December 2nd, 2010

There’s some proper snow in London today. I took a few pictures on my way to work this morning, but as I live in Camberwell they’re not too picturesque....

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Bad Day at The Office

November 30th, 2010

It’s snowing in London at the moment and it’s also bloody freezing. Needless to say I have no heating or hot water in my flat. In fact, yesterday was...

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Motorhead Gig – Brixton

November 28th, 2010

Went to see Motorhead at Brixton Academy last night and my ears are still ringing today! Although they were good and I enjoyed it a lot, at times I...

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John Landis Double Bill

November 23rd, 2010

Went to see this last night at The Prince Charles Cinema. This is my favourite cinema, and I’ve mentioned in an early post just how good their double bills...

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London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd

November 21st, 2010

Just finished reading this and it’s really good; highly recommended. It’s a hefty tome – nearly 800 pages – but it’s a real page turner. I’ve always been interested...

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Geek Skull Sticker – What Does it Mean?

November 18th, 2010

Does anyone know what this sticker refers to? Or where it comes from? Or where I can buy some? I first spotted one stuck to a bus-stop at The...

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Joana and The Wolf

October 27th, 2010

Went to see Joana and The Wolf yesterday with my friend Paul. It was at Club Ugly @ The Social (just off Oxford Street). They are a really cool...

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I Worked in Shit Street!

October 24th, 2010

My office used to be based at Laystall Street in Clerkenwell. I really liked the area – nice local vibe, good pubs, tasty food, and thew bus ride was...

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Dog Bites and Full Moon

October 22nd, 2010

Last Saturday morning I was bitten by a dog! I had to get up early and go into work on a cold misty morning, so I wasn’t in a...

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Bits and Pieces Update

October 9th, 2010

Been knackered lately, slept for about 12 hours last night. Got up early(ish) this morning and went to Shangi-la Tattoos to see Lesley Chan; not to get a tattoo,...

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Nosy Cat!

September 25th, 2010

Been a bit down lately; not that happy with how my life’s turned out… and I’m not looking forward to being 30. I think I’ve been listening to music...

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Time To Get Fit

September 19th, 2010

Decided to get myself in shape. Actually I’m already pretty healthy (I’m the kind of person who goes up the stairs instead of taking the lift, and walks up...

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Sebastian Horsley

September 19th, 2010

Being an up-to-date topical blog that covers breaking news and stuff, I thought I’d better comment on the passing of Sebastian Horsley. From back in June, ahem… Horsley was...

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Nunhead Cemetery

Nunhead Cemetery (with pictures)

September 12th, 2010

Went to Highgate Cemetery the other week and took some pictures, so I though I’d do the same at Nunhead Cemetery. They’re both in The Magnificent Seven, London – I’m...

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If you don’t stop that you’ll go blind

September 5th, 2010

Went to get my eyes tested at Vision Express yesterday and it reminded me of a story that happened to me a few years ago. I’ve actually told it...

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5 Minutes In The Life of An Idiot

September 2nd, 2010

Decided to have a bath in the afternoon yesterday – I’m on annual leave – and why not? I got into the bath and sat down, then realised I...

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Highgate Cemetery (with pictures)

August 28th, 2010

Went to Highgate Cemetery today, as I thought it’s be an interesting place to check out and also a good place to take some photos. Unfortunately it ended up...

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre On The Big Screen!

August 27th, 2010

Having been a fan of old-school horror films since I was a kid, I was dead chuffed to finally see The Texas Chainsaw Massacre at the cinema today. It...

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Lonely London

August 25th, 2010

Recently I’ve been re-reading a lot of books from my university days (first time round when I did English Literature and Philosophy). I didn’t read anything properly while I...

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Everyone Should Go to The Prince Charles Cinema!

August 4th, 2010

Being a bit of a film geek, thought it only right that I should mention seeing Jaws at The Prince Charles Cinema on Monday night.  I’ve always been a...

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