BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Realising that the new coveted and heavily marketed city centre generic building is a mix of  glass, retail, steel, office and creative space with a vintage chic fucking cafe on the ground floor is...

Studio NL

The style of Studio NL is the sort of thing you'd find walking the design conscious and perfectly poised 9 Straatjes of Amsterdam. But it's here in Leicestershire and it's like nothing else perhaps in...

The UOL Paternoster

We've got a paternoster, you haven't*. So there. * Sheffield. We know you have one, but also our curries are better than yours. So the famous 'pakoras on the paternoster' scenario is better in...

Bishop Street Church

Friend: "Want to go Crafty on Thursday?" LINS (with a look of Lord/Lady Muck all over the face): "Uh, no thanks. Going to see Lambert. You know, the masked German neo-classical pianist? He's playing...

Shit List: 2016 Edition

The moment everyone's been waiting for, the annual updating of the Shit List. Our previous lists are still online too, here for your reminiscent amusement. Traffic Lights Abundant. More red lights...

Cleeve Press: Letterpress Workshops

We all love art darlings, don't we. Better than liking art is to make your own art. Maybe by making some letterpress prints by attending a workshop? And then you can live like a modern day conceptual...

Cherry Tree

The character of the Cherry Tree pub is best personified by its selection of draught. Worthingtons Creamflow: for men with rugged throats Stella: vests accepted M&B Mild: you can be eclectic, but...

Kuru Kuru Sushi

In Year 9 I did a project on Japan in Geography and I got a level 7. On the front cover I drew a map of Japan I traced from a book in the library and labelled all the best city names: Fukuchiyama is...

House of Verse

Ok, sorry we've been away for a while. In the words of Adele, we're sorry it took so long, but you know, life happened. We haven't got a highly anticipated album for you, sorry again, but what we DO...

96 degrees

So, we were thinking last night, where would famous footballers hang out in Leicester? This somehow led to the idea that Richie De Laet would go to 96 degrees. Not on account of their excellent cakes...

Fresh Naan

And of the 8th day, God said, let the people eat bread. And let it be a flat-ish bread what is fresh made by hands and in ovens which are formed from what I made man from. That which be clay. And in...

Giant F**king Trees

Trees! Ha! We aren't clutching at straws, seriously. Some shit is just fucking impressive and Giant American Redwood trees are damn fucking impressive. Plus, it's nice for us to post stuff about...

National Poetry Day

Here is our terrible, terrible entry for National Poetry Day  

The Ruth Keene Herb Garden

Until recently, we thought the herb garden near Castle View was something which had to be around because of an old land law requiring the occupants of the 3 cottages on the opposite corner to Newark...