Thanksgiving in London

The end of November means one thing to an American.  It’s Thanksgiving on Thursday 24th and all thoughts turn to turkey and all the trimmings.  Well I say ‘one thing’ but perhaps the end of November is also known for the shopping nightmare that has become known as Black Friday.  That’s an American custom that […]

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Student Accommodation Backlash

Many Vincent House residents are academics, post-graduates or language school students, so it is both interesting and informative to follow what’s happening in the student accommodation sector in London. In recent years, there has been a lot of positive coverage about new student accommodation developments; however, it seems that concern about the high rents charged […]

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Why all the bonfires everywhere this weekend?

Another weekend looms and I always check local papers and magazines like Timeout to see what events and activities of interest there are to do.  I particularly keep looking out for things local Londoners do.  I want to enjoy living here and to immerse myself in all things British. When planning this weekend I kept […]

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