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RECOMMENDATION | Darkhorse Stratford, East Village – East London

Hidden in the heart of the East Village, part of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and just a stones throw from Stratford station, are a handful of restaurants and bars. And right in the middle is Darkhorse bar and restaurant. It’s described on their website as a ‘modern European restaurant with Italian and Spanish influenced food wrapped in a British attitude’.

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I’m Supporting Second Hand September

This September, it seems Oxfam are trying to make ‘second hand’ on trend. Ironically in the same month as London Fashion Week, they are asking people to say no to new clothes for 30 days and shop second hand, taking the pledge for Second Hand September. On their website, they state that every week, 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill. Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure on our planet and its people - it’s unsustainable. It’s also ridiculously shocking.

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RECOMMENDATION | Roof East Stratford – Shouting “Summer!” From The Rooftops

Summer, before I moved to London, would have been about BBQ’s and beer gardens. But almost five years after moving ‘darn sarf’ (imagine my worst cockney accent here) I see sunshine and think: ‘rooftop bar’. Turns out so does half the population in London. It’s fair to say I’ve frequented quite a few. In The City, if you get there at the right time, you can watch the sunset over St Paul’s at Maddison’s, or at The Avery in Finsbury Square, you can get great cityscape views whilst sipping on a chilled glass of Sauvignon and eating Padrón peppers (my fave).

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