The Apprentice – Ross Fretten Watch: 1/11/2017

Following up from my pre-Apprentice excitement post about long time pal of mine and now Apprentice candidate, Ross Fretten, I’ve decided I’m simply still too excited to not write more about his Apprentice journey. Therefore, I’ve created this! ROSS WATCH. I’ll be providing a few notes and snaps of each episode (from my TV, I am a professional) as it goes just to sate my need to type.

Of course, for updates from the man himself, follow his Twitter and Facebook page – tags at the end of this post. I’m not going to write out the whole episodes but there will be some *spoilers*.

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Upcoming: Magic Roundabout Winter Launch

The oh so East London drinking and dining den Magic Roundabout, which resides in the middle of Old Street roundabout is coming back for Winter!

They’ve tented it, heated it, and revamped it with a new old school theme. The new venue will take you back through the decades, with areas decked out in homage to the 60s, 70s, 80s and (our personal favourite) the 90s.  The new themed areas include a Woodstock with some serious flower power and tribute to the late, great (in some opinions) Hugh Heffner with a super sexy 1970s Playboy lounge, complete with sheepskins and log fire. The Main Bar will be an all out 80s disco with futuristic art and palm trees and finally, the VIP Area will take you right back to the early 90s; oh the patterns, oh the Fresh Prince colours! Hopefully Big Willy himself will make an appearance… (ok, maybe not but let a girl dream!)

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The Apprentice 2017 – Ross Fretten

Hello all! A slightly strange post from me today as although I mentioned the female casting made in Doctor Who, I’m not looking to cover TV in a big way on here. But then it is my blog so I can make special exceptions! And here is one of them…this year’s season of The Apprentice (UK).

Why? Why is this special and being posted about? Well, a long time friend of mine, Ross Fretten, is a candidate so I will be definitely tuning in every Wednesday and rooting for him!

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Ted’s Grooming Room – The Tommy ‘n’ Turkish

Gents (or ladies who have beard-abilities), here is a post just for you! We visited Ted’s Grooming Room at their Soho location on Berwick street to try out the Tommy ‘n’ Turkish treatment and report back for your benefit. Okay, okay, we got something out of the shave too but relaxing in the name of blogging…. sheesh, tough work!
What does this Tommy ‘n’ Turkish consist of? It’s a traditional cut-throat shave, hair wash and style, and ear flaming as required which all costs £28 and about 30 minutes of your time.

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Victoria Park Market – East London

Glory praise, be! A ‘farmers market’ has landed in Victoria Park!

Being a local to the area, I thought this was great – bop along every Sunday and pick up some produce but my, my I was so surprised when I visited! There is SO much more than just produce on offer. There was a band, tons of street food stands to grab lunch or brekkie while you’re there…donuts, cookies, cured meats… this market literally has it all if you’re after something edible.

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The 13th Doctor – Jodie Whittaker

I know, this isn’t a physical event…but it is an event for the WORLD!! Or maybe not, but if you’re a Doctor Who fan then yesterday will have been a big day for you, as the successor to Peter Capaldi’s Doctor was revealed.  Unhelpfully timed as an announcement for after the men’s Wimbledon final (just give us a bloomin’ time on the clock not some mystical “oh when the tennis is done” malarky), Whovians were glued to their TVs anticipating the reveal.

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Pegasus’ Gods and Monsters Show – Kings Cross, London

I’d like to take this opportunity to promote one of my favourite urban artists, Camden based Pegasus.  Fear not, non Londoners, he is frequently in LA and does travel around the world from time to time. This talented gentleman regularly produces brilliant street art based on public figures and it was a pleasure to go along to his gallery party last year near King’s Cross.

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Koko Kanu’s Frequent Flyers Cocktail Club – London

Welcome to the Koko Kanu Frequent Flyer’s Cocktail Club! Inspired by the era of jet-set travel, this Summer we have Koko Kanu inviting Londoners and travel fans on a delicious journey to 6 wonderous bars throughout July.  If you aren’t sure who Koko Kanu are… well, they’re the UK’s leading white rum blended with coconut flavour (a nice 37.5%) so really you should know who these guys are. Nip down to your local supermarket and peruse their wares.

So what is this Frequent Flyer’s Cocktail Club? What does it all mean? Well keep on reading and you’ll find out!

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HP Instant Ink – Tattoo or Printer Giveaway – Brick Lane, London

It’s a Saturday in London, we’re in Brick Lane so of course there’s something random afoot! This week I saw from London on the Inside that there was a free giveaway, giving people the chance to win either a free Instant Ink printer or a free tattoo.  I love a freebie, so headed down with companion Anna who happens to have a birthday that very same day! What a treat!

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