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The American Bar (Savoy, London)

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Do you like cocktails?  Do you like the 20′s and 30′s?, Yes?, then get yourself to the Savoy hotel and soak up the ambiance of the American bar.   The American Bar at the Savoy Hotel was one of the earliest establishments to introduce Read more ›

Something Old: The Death of the Sacred Politician

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Politicians today are mistrusted and reviled, seen as corrupt buffoons. Be it Ireland, the UK or the US, they are far from idolised. Back in the 1950s and 1960s, however, things were different. Politicians were a class of elite thinkers Read more ›

Must See Web Weekly: Phantom Strings

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When played right the violin can be one of the most haunting and dynamic instruments, as showcased expertly throughout Gary Schyman’s score written for BioShock for example. This week’s ‘Web Weekly’ shows what happens when you take an iconic soundtrack Read more ›

Something Old: Acapulco Mexican Restaurant

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I love food. All kinds of food and as a vegetarian some people, for some reason, think that the two things don’t go together. I mean how can you say that you love food if you deny yourself so much of it? Read more ›

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Something Old: Britain’s 1980s Punk Comedy Revolution

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The legends of 1970′s British comedy had brought in record audience figures, but a new wave of comedy talent stemming from the Comedy Store in London was about to change the whole scene. Their influence on British comedy was to Read more ›

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