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cafes in shoreditch

Five great places for coffee in Shoreditch

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Shoreditch is a fabulous mix of small businesses, entrepreneurs and large companies, all mixing together in an exciting blend of creativity. All that inspiration needs fuel, so we’ve put together some of our favourite places to visit nearby for a coffee catch up or a lovely lunch. Paper and Cup, Calvert Street Looking for inspiration? Then where else to meet than in this quirky café surrounded by literary works. The Paper and Cup is a not-for-profit social enterprise that offers…

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Tips to beat the January blues

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The festive season is ending – a whole new year beckons. But the first few weeks are always a bit of a drag. Not only are you back at work, but it’s winter, the days are damp and the evenings are dark. So, what can you do to beat the January blues? Set some goals  They might be personal ones or business ones – but having goals gives you something to work towards, and some motivation. Create a series of…

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Survive the festive season with self-storage

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  We all love a family Christmas, and plenty of homes will fill up this year with grandparents and guests joining us for the day. But with so many people squeezed into one space for a day or two, we can start to feel a little stifled. Make things easier this year, and avoid the traditional family row over the sprouts, by giving everyone a little extra room. Make way for the tree What is Christmas without a tree? Sparkly…

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Keep your valuables – and your secrets – safe with us.

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We all have a secret or two that we would prefer that no one found out about it. Mine, I’m not ashamed to say, is books. Stacks and stacks of books of all ages, many genres, and of varying value – but to me they are all priceless. I’ve had this bookworm ‘habit’ since I was at school. I do own a Kindle, but there is still nothing more enjoyable than sinking onto the sofa or lying in on a…

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Top five collectables – collecting, and keeping, treasures of the future

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  Collecting, for some, might be just a fad that goes away as you grow out of your childhood. Remember the buzz you felt getting those football stickers, POGS, trolls, beanie bears or Top Trump cards from the 80s and early 90s. Each time we’d beg our parents or stumble through household chores for some extra pocket money to buy more – and then trade them with friends or keep them as something to treasure. Until the next collectable fad…

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Make the most of the summer holidays in London

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We are already part way through the summer holidays and by now I’m sure the children are getting as edgy as the adults. With the hot weather looking like it’s here to stay, now’s the time to make the most of a staycation in London Experience a city farm There are plenty of city farms for the whole family to enjoy – and they don’t need to cost the earth. Children and parents can enjoy seeing a touch of the…

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