The Porcelain Gentleman

A definitive guide to the land of lavatories

Stamford Bridge

The setting: At face value the game of football is simply a microcosm of the cynics society; its overrun by louts, played by cheats and run by men who have … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glastonbury

The setting: Across the music festival horizon, nothing quite evokes the same reaction as Glastonbury. People seem to drop an octave just to say the word. Perhaps it’s the extremity; … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Dove

The setting: If an area is ever to be taken seriously by Lonely Planet or Time Out than the first thing it requires is not history, culture, character or even … Continue reading

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The Hemingway

The Setting: The death knell for Dalston may have rung loudest when it became the destination for boy band birthdays , but for the most part, East London had long … Continue reading

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The Duke of Wellington

The Setting: It’s a fascinating cliché that even within the most vibrant parts of a city of the scale and audacity of London there are area’s that are in effect … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

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