n Japan, the perfect end to a boozy night out is a steaming bowl
of noodle soup filled with roast pork slices, marinated soft-boiled
eggs, bean sprouts and spring onions. It might sound healthy, but
it ain't - most ramen contains a hefty shot of animal fat.
This noodle dish's status ......
Brace yourselves, everyone - Winter Wonderland is here! This
year is truly set to be the best Winter Wonderland yet, with a
mouth-wateringly lavish array of attractions, old and new. Come and
feast your senses in our festive adventure playground!
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Southbank's Christmas Market
The traditional German-style wooden huts of the Southbank
Centre Christmas Market return to Queen's walk along the river
(between the Southbank Centre and the London Eye), selling toys and
gifts, food and drink, including Glühwein, Bratwurst and
gingerbread. There's a stall for kids to make......
What do kids want more than presents at Christmas? The chance to
meet the man in red himself. Check out our list of the top
ten Santa's Grottos in London and make
their wishes come true this Christmas.
The Grotto of all Grottos - Harrods is a number
Maids of Honour
If you're looking for a warm and traditional place after your
long morning walk this Christmas, then pop into Maids of Honour.
Located next to the beautiful Kew Garden, this chic bakery is full
of delightful treats - from handmade scones to a full english
breakfast, oh and don't forget thei......
Halloween competition Results!
Happy Friday folks! So, you may remember a little Halloween
competition we ran this time last week - if you don't then let me
jog your memory.
We asked you to send us your Halloween costume snaps with the
incentive of winning a £15.00 Topshop/Topman voucher.
Anyway after being inundate......
So here at Impact HQ, we love getting involved in all sorts of
commercial nonsense. You may be surprised to know that Bradley and
I try our very best not to take ourselves too seriously but when
the opportunity arises to gain some attention, there aren't many in
London that could compare…
Temp of the month - October
Massive congratulations to our little star of a temp - Zoe
Snowden. Zoe has picked up a £25 voucher for her hard work,
commitment and reliability for the month of October. We are all
impressed by her fantastic attitude and we have no doubt that she
will continue to shine whilst working for ......
Does Brad still do it for you?
Have you seen Brad Pitt in the Chanel No5 commercial? "It's not
a journey," he murmurs. "Every journey ends. But we go on." All
that poetry, and those little outcrops of facial hair to go with
it! And those hooded eyes, that ever so slightly pouting mouth!
But of course you've seen ......
Are we over the X Factor?
Who needs Halloween when you've got halitosis? Tonight's edition
of The X Factor (ITV1) had a rather clumsily bolted-on supernatural
theme but this was overshadowed by an entertainingly puerile
squabble between two of the judges over who had the smelliest
Gary Barlow took e......
Has Daniel Craig eclipsed Sean Connery as James Bond?
First of all let me say I do not take this position lightly.
Working out who is the best Bond is possibly the most important
cultural conundrum of our time. Even more crucial than deciding the
best Doctor in Doctor Who(Tom Baker, obviously). I
would also admit that until about two week......
Hilary Mantel's latest offering
As its enthralled readers know, Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the
Bodies buzzes with a hectic and febrile sense of urgency. It
outpaces even the crackling static of Wolf Hall, her first novel
about Thomas Cromwell and the subtle, savage court of Henry VIII in
On a sunny morning i......
Come winter a little hibernation appeals to us all, this season
cocoon yourself in one of Zara's latest offerings - a soft wool
luxe grey coat with stylish leather sleeves.
Affordable Art Fair Hampstead
1-4 November 2012
The Affordable Art Fair double bill is returning to London this
Autumn, with a feast of contemporary art from £40 -
£4,000. With Battersea
Park for the south Londoners, Hampstead Heath for
those north of the ......
Light up with Robbie Williams
If the drop in temperature has you feeling festive, prepare
yourself for more feelings of good will with the news that Robbie
will be switching on this year's Christmas
lights on London's Oxford
He'll take to the stage to turn on the UK's most spectacular and
Cosy winter pubs..
This wonderful local gastropub transforms effortlessly from a
summer playground, with its huge decked garden, to the perfect
hideaway for winter, with comfy sofas, board games and, yes, a
large open fire! The seasonal British menu is excellent and the
It's that time of year again...
Skate at Somerset House 2012
Nov 16-Jan 6
2013, Somerset House
Once again, the grand eighteenth-century
courtyard at Somerset House provides this 900-metre-square ice rink
with one of the most impressive skating backdrops in town. The
skate school offers lessons f......
Remember Remember the 5th of November...
Bonfire Night firework displays in
Enfield Town Fireworks 2012
3, Enfield Town Park
Organised by Enfield District Scouts and
raising money for the troop, this family-oriented display is in its
38th year. There are three en......
Lanvin for Laduree
Elbaz has collaborated with legendary confectionary
company Ladurée to
create a stylish new box of macaroons. The "whimsical" design
features sketched faces of women and a red grosgrain ribbon.
Inside each box are eight multi-colou......