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The Wowcher Guide to Friends

Friends

In 1994, I was running around in nappies. On the other side of the globe, there was a gang of six twenty-something New Yorkers who started to hang out and were characters in Friends: the best TV comedy there has ever been (not that I’m biased or anything… but it is my favourite programme). I got into the show during my school years and have never looked …

London’s Best Pub Quizzes

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Us Brits may be well known for our politeness, stiff upper lips and compulsive tea drinking, but we know that nothing sums up the Great British spirit quite like a good old pub quiz. It is that magical time for all nerds to unite and conquer – now is your glorious moment to prove that your encyclopaedic knowledge of that thing no one else seems …

Good and Bad Dads

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Over the years, popular culture has offered many father figures for us to look up to or turn our nose at, displaying wholesome or mortifying paternal instincts. Seeing as this Sunday is, of course, Fathering Sunday (nice friendly reminder for you there), now is as good a time as any to assess some of those father figures. What follows over the course of this blog …

How to Survive a Summer Festival

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So you’ve woken up early to try and get tickets to your favourite festival… you’ve collected all your mates’ details via WhatsApp and Facebook and organised them with military precision… and you’ve hammered on your keyboard so hard that the F5 button is now in intensive care. But it’s all been worth it – you got the tickets! After the trauma of purchasing a ticket …

Surviving Wedding Season

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Surviving wedding season can be a lot. If you’re in your mid-twenties, you might have experienced an onslaught of engagement pictures, hen party invites, and links to Pinterest pages from your besties asking if you think emerald cut is better than princess cut (oh, just me?). Spring has barely begun, and already some of us have been flooded with invites to nuptials, hen dos, and …

Winter Lights Festival

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Back in the heady throes of winter, some of the world’s finest sculptors, structures and installations set up camp over at Canary Wharf and treated visitors to an array of vibrant, illuminating art pieces. The event, quite aptly, was named the Winter Lights Festival, and it offered up some truly breathtaking sights. Be they interactive, pieces of performance art or innovative visual spectacles, the showcases …