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Board of the same old haunts? Try Draughts in Haggerston!

As Christmas approaches, one tends to feel a strange sense of impending doom. Dragging yourself through Westfield to find an disproportionately thoughtful gift for an uncle who thinks you are […]

Nick Mulvey @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire, 17/10/17

Dressed all in black, never removing his hat, Nick Mulvey has the air of a talented and yet an ultimately humble performer. Walking on stage to ethereal voices swimming around […]

Uber v. TFL: A Brief Explainer

Panic on the streets of London… Thus was the reaction that engulfed the capital’s usually sober masses, as it was announced that TFL had chosen not to renew Uber’s licence, […]

CUB Writer’s favourite places.

And now for something a little different. This week, London asked some of CUB’s best team members for their favourite spots in London. Whether you are a flu-riddled fresher, or […]

London’s Soul: The South Bank

Today’s article is a stark contrast from the previous article for the London section of CUB. The entry titled: The Alchemist, posted a fortnight ago, recommended physical alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails London has […]

Brotherhood

You snuffed out your cigarette With a cruel stamp Of your twisted foot. The ash spilled out, Out into silence Where air and sweat Mingled with the dying light.   […]

Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]