London Life

Here’s A Map Of London Toilets That Are Open During Lockdown

We’re bursting to bring you this news. There’s no worse feeling. You’re out in public and desperate for the loo, and it’s an absolute nightmare to find a nearby toilet. It was bad enough even before coronavirus was at large. [Featured image: Lockdown Loos] Well, this could make our lives just a wee bit easier. […]
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These Are London’s Very Best Neighbourhoods, According To You

Looking for the best areas in London? We asked you to share your favourites. A couple of weeks ago, the Twittersphere was arguing over which London neighbourhoods they hated the most. It was all kinds of relatable, wrong, and often just plain weird, but it entertained us nonetheless. After reading how passionate you all felt […]
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Photographer Captures The Bleak And Beautiful Reality Of London Life During Lockdown

This London-based photographer has been capturing city life during the coronavirus lockdown. Jimmy Brimmacombe, a 26-year-old from Bishop’s Stortford in Hertfordshire, has been taking eerie shots of the city while out on his daily walks. From empty streets and stations, to masked faces and supermarket queues, the capital has changed a lot since before the […]
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Win A Private 3-Course Dinner At Your Home, Cooked By Top London Chef Tom Griffiths

Fancy a fancy three-course dinner cooked by a celebrated chef? Since lockdown began, the concept of eating out has all but evaporated from our memory, and I’m sure you’ve spent more time in the kitchen than perhaps you would have liked. As part of our new ‘Lockdown Live’ series, curated in partnership with Martell, we’ve […]
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Twitter Is Currently Debating The Most-Hated London Neighbourhood

The battle for London’s most-hated neighbourhood is on, and the contenders are lining up in their droves. The sun is shining, it’s a beautiful day, so naturally it’s the perfect time to hate on the parts of London that you dislike, disdain, or have generally been wronged by sometime in the past decade. London’s most-hated […]
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27 Brilliant Tweets To Sum Up The UK’s Response To The New Lockdown Rules

As always, Twitter was there to provide merriment upon the unveiling of the UK’s new rules. Yesterday, Boris Johnson began to unveil the “sketch of a roadmap” to lead the UK out of the six-week lockdown we’ve been enduring. Whilst new guidelines – such as unlimited exercise for all, and the possibility of mixing with […]
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This Amazing Video Shows You The Streets Of London In The 1950s

Take a trip down memory lane with this video of London in the 1950s. The streets of London may be quiet now, but life in the capital has been a bustling affair as far back as the 1950s. Just look at this wonderful video, in which the camera-wielder drives through the streets of central London, […]
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Explore Hampton Court Palace’s Gardens With These Lovely, Peaceful Videos

We all need some peace and tranquility right now. So, what better way to achieve this than a calming video (or two) courtesy of the currently untouched gardens of Hampton Court Palace? Transporting yourself to the beautiful swathes of colourful plants could keep us stress heads relaxed anytime. (Featured image: @meganh278, Instagram) It would be […]
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