Reblogged from Meri Gruevska, what a talented illustrator, love her style!!
This one is for The Posse:
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Your leisure; my pleasure. By DLCS.Dee
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Speaks for itself right? The Skatepark Amsterdam is very popular amongst skaters all ages. It’s located on the NDSM Wharf, one of my favourite parts of town. Can’t find more info about this event but I’ve read the skatepark has to go… I assume on the 5th of July there will be a demonstration/skate parade. Anyway the pic looks very cool. Keep your eyes open on the 5th.
One of my favourite bands from Amsterdam is currently in London. I’m jeallous. I want to go back to London!
If you are in London, I would like to recommend you to visit one of Snowapple’s concerts. You will not be bored or dissapointed, I promise!
I wrote about them before (they’re just really really cool!), check: https://dlcsmanagement.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/christmas-carols-and-goosebumps-snowapple/
Here’s the info I just copied from their newsletter:
Snowapple is now in London! We would like to let you know that we are doing a really great theater show with lots of musicians and lots of great new and old songs. We might even surprise you with some opera. Please let all your friends and (music/theater/film) contacts know.Check out the flyer below and for a sneak preview, see:
Vital coordinates are as follows:Tuesday 26th June, 8:00 PM atThe Space, 269 Westferry Road, London ((http://space.org.uk/))
Entry: £12/ £8Keep Music Live,Una, Fanny & LaurienRevieuw:“These three talented young multi-instrumentalists and singers from Amsterdam are full of musical surprises – I caught this trio of Dutch songbirds by chance, playing a short impromptu set at The Runcible Spoon restaurant in Bristol in the autumn, where they charmed their audience with sweet harmonies, light up-beat numbers with a country feel and most of all their quirky, joyful delivery. SnowApple’s music is infectious and has a feel-good quality that will put a smile on your face and get your feet tapping.”
Rina Vergano, Venue Magazine
ALTERNATIVE FIXTURESJune20/06/12 Snowapple at the Troubadour, London
Wednesday the 20th of June, 8:00 PM at The Troubadour, 267 Old Brompton Road£6
27/06/12 Snowapple at Lumiere, LondonWednesday the 27th of June 8:00 PM, at Lumiere, 88 Chatsworth Road, HackneyFree Entrancehttp://lumierelondon.blogspot.com/28/06/12 Snowapple at AAA, London
Thursday the 28th of june, 8:00 PM at AAA, 11-13 Kensington High Street
30/06/12 Snowapple at Different Folks, Proud Camden, LondonSaturday the 30th of June, 6:00 PM at Proud Camden, The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden TownJuly01/07/12 Snowapple at The Boogaloo, London
Sunday the 1st of July, 6:00 PM at Sunday Sundae in the Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road£5
If maybe perhaps (possible, right?) you don’t like the music in the clip- above, you should go to one of their concerts anyway. I’ve never experienced any artist as versatile and different (already at this age!) as Snowapple performing live before…
Even I got the fever….
I took all images from Google. Non of them belong to or are made by me.
I could have made this up; a place where it’s possible to have BREAKFAST ALL DAY.Sometimes you just feel like having breakfast. Sometimes you’re in a different rythm. Anyhow, breakfast is always good. Recommended to me by Tiller’s Tale over here , I thought I didn’t have enough time left to visit the place, so I kind of forget about it. Until we were looking for a place to have lunch, in the pooring rain in the vicinity of Liverpool Street Station (Spitalfields) and ran into The Breakfast Club Cafe.
Having had my first Full English the day before….. and some toasts and homemade English marmelade this morning for breakfast, it was time to have something very filling again. I ordered bangers on a roll with sweet onion chutney and a portobello mushroom (We call a roll a bun on this side of the sea), with a ginger beer. The ginger beer was great! I wish I could buy that over here!
The Breakfast Club serves up everything from the traditional English to Pancakes and Eggs Benedict. They even take into account those worried about fitting into their skinny jeans; they serve mueslis, porridge or fruit salads too. As the day progresses they move on to a range of wraps, burgers, burritos, pies, sharing plates and salads. All this washed down with fairtrade lattes, smoothies and a range of beers, wines and cocktails.
Interesting detail; when my brunch-partner ordered a glass of tap water, it was served in a Grolsch (beer) beugelfles. Very stylish, like the rest of the establishment. I love the looks of the place. The design is beautiful and I definitely felt at home.
The only Vietnamese food I ever consumed are Vietnamese loempia’s (springrolls). This changed when I visited London. From now on I love Vietnamese food like I love Indonesian (got some of my grandmoms leftovers for lunch at work today, woohoo!), Thai, Malaysian, Japanese and Chinese food. But when I think of it…is there any Asian kitchen I don’t like? I’m not very familiar with Korean food for example yet but I’m sure I’ll like it too, for me it’s never too exotic…..
Pho opened in Clerkenwell in June 2005 as London’s first Vietnamese street food restaurant.
They’re family run, small, informal and serve great value, deliciously healthy and authentically prepared Vietnamese food . They specialise in the Vietnamese national dish, pho, an amazingly tasty and nutritious noodle soup, as well as other wonderful Vietnamese foods, coffees (served Vietnamese style including the renowned weasel coffee! ), beers and fresh juices. They now have 5 restaurants in London and one restaurant in Brighton. Pho Soho is right in the middle of Wardour Street in a listed building once home to a famous furniture designer of the 1790’s. It’s a uniquely shaped restaurant with lots of character – original brickwork, old sash windows and 3 fireplaces. Pho Soho seats around 58 and offers Pho’s full menu eat in and takeaway seven days a week.
Check the menu http://www.phocafe.co.uk/files/menus/eatin_soho.pdf
We entered the busy place around 2200 pm, were told to have a drink at he bar, but we were already seated after 5 min. We kicked off with some kroepoek; prawn crackers with chilli sauce. I ordered Bun Bo Hue, a hot ad spicy brisky beef soup or pho, served with a chilli shrimp paste (This dish tasted like it was made especially for me! It contains everything I like!) accompanied by a homemade lemonade with limes & Vietnamese Hanoi vodka. It tasted like an unbelievably good lemonade without vodka. I saw the waitresss poor in the vodka, it was definitely there. I’ll have to figure out how to make such a lemonade before the picnick season starts again (it’s rainy. Very rainy.). TIPS?
Pass by Poh if you would like an affordable & filling & very tasty dinner. Or lunch ofcourse.
Monday to Saturday 12 – 11pm
Sunday 12pm – 10pm
Address: 163-165 Wardour Street, London, W1F 8WN,
So… What is your ultimate lemonade-recipe (Don’t worry, child-friendly-lemonade is perfect, the rest comes later.) ?
The Abraxas Ensemble was formed in 1999 as a string quartet, has a large variety of repertoire to suit all tastes, from classical through to jazz, traditional and pop arrangements
Our group is run as a ‘collective’ of players, as we are not always all available! Four out of five of the players on Friday can be found on our website; myself (Christian Halstead), Margaret Jackson, John Garner & Philip Kelynack. The viola player depping with us on Friday was Amanda Drummond.
I hope to see you on your next visit to Covent Garden.
With best wishes,
Amanda Drummond‘s viola had at times a classical/rock sensibility, like the Kronos Quartet playing Hendrix, or bluesy jazz-folk, like Regina Carter. The audience loved her gypsy passion in the Eastern Deuteronomy.
I told you Noord is upcoming and booming. Noord (The North part of Amsterdam) has another secret; De Tolhuistuin.
This beautiful complex & garden just on the other side of the ferry (The Buiksloterweg ferry which crosses the IJ from the backside of Central Station for free all night long), the Tolhuistuin is located on the former science campus of Shell at the IJ river bank opposite the central station of Amsterdam, aims to be a free space for arts & culture.
De Tolhuistuin, ran by Stichting Cultuur aan het IJ, offers a widely varied program of music, theatre, dance, visual arts, media and literature, with maximum diversity. The bar and restaurant, among the largest of the city, will be open from early morning to late at night, just like the beautiful park along the water. Also, the Tolhuistuin pavilion will consist of three halls with music and theatre stages, two exhibition spaces, a hiphopschool, and four smaller buildings with workspaces for young professionals in music, visual arts, architecture, design and literature. The official opening of the complete centre is planned for the spring of 2012.
Hunderd years ago the Tolhuistuin was a beloved location to go out for the Amsterdammers. The most populair dancingparties of the city were held there and poor children from the Jordaan area were sometimes invited to come and play in the garden, but when Shell bought the terrainin 1938, this became history. For 70 years the park has been closed for the public..
Check out the agenda, pass by once, you’ll be surprised.