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Hot Topics at Debating London – Vauxhall

Rhetoric – the art of persuasion, or the art of manipulation? It’s a question that perplexed many of the ancient Greeks, including Plato and Aristotle, and is hugely relevant today. Aristotle identified three elements of rhetoric: ethos – the esteem and respect the audience has for the speaker; pathos – the speaker’s appeal to the […]

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Slow Boat to Hampton Court – South London from the Thames

Is there something you always mean to do, but never seem to get round to actually doing? Our editor, Natalie, wrote her own South London ‘To Do’ list when she first started South London Blog, and one of the South London things I’ve never done is take a boat trip up the Thames from central […]

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Bike Ride 2 – Common, Park and River

Despite the fact that we live in a huge and incredibly busy city, it’s not too difficult to get away from it all and almost pretend we’re in the countryside. I’d like to tell you about my favourite bike ride around south-west London that includes Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park and the Thames Path, a ride […]

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South London’s Nightlife under Threat

As many of you may have read Fabric has been closed down in Farringdon. Fabric was an absolute institution and one of the best nightclubs not just in London but arguably in Europe. However, this is not just a problem faced by the super clubs, but also by smaller local haunts, as local councils give […]

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Birdies Crazy Golf Club

Birdies Crazy Golf

I love crazy golf – it has become a bit of a ‘thing to do’ whenever my boyfriend and I are enjoying a break on the British seaside. We’ve played Jurassic Golf on the Isle of Wight, Pirate Golf in Weston-Super-Mare and at several other crazy (and not so crazy) courses around the UK. Needless […]

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Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show

Stuck for something do this weekend? Head down to Battersea Exhibition Centre in Battersea Park for the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard show. As well as all things ski and snowboard related, there is comedy, music and food. So whether you are a seasoned pro or have never been up a chair lift there is something […]

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Urban Massage – The Uber for Massage?

The impact of Uber is being felt far further than the taxi industry, as I’m learning of an increasing number of apps which are the ‘uber’ of their sector. The latest such industry to be given the Uber treatment is massage. Urban Massage allows you to order a massage to your home, hotel or office, […]

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Learn Bachata – The Smooth Latin Dance

The islands of the Caribbean have given the world a rich legacy of music and dance; from Reggae to Salsa and Zouk to Mambo, the cultural influence of this region of the world far outstrips its size or economic power. Many people from these shores have visited the Dominican Republic for its beaches and resorts, […]

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Bompas and Parr Alcoholic Architecture

August To Do List

Little Nan’s Bar on The Hill – Little Nan’s returns to south London for two weekends this August at The Hill Station cafe on Telegraph Hill.  Expect Cocktails served from Teapots, Jerk Shack Street food, Gina’s Cabaret show and a Sunday Roast.  If it’s your birthday they’ll even name a cocktail in your honour. 14th […]

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Wandsworth Putt in the Park

Putt in the Park, Wandsworth

Mini Golf in Wandsworth Park I have fond memories of playing mini golf on campsites in France when I was a child, and I’m sure many people share the same kind of childhood memories. But why should kids have all the fun, and why reserve this activity for a two week getaway. Well there’s actually […]

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