THE HOLBORN

A Dorset Pub Stroll – Part 1

Greetings once again you suitably cultivated boys and girls. Humble apologies to you all for my long spell of absence from these pages – the burden of paid employment has … Continue reading

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The Holborn Drinks: The Pinewood with Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Easing into one of the cosy, copper-roofed booths at the Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar is a sure-fire way to unwind after a long day. Even more so when it’s with a … Continue reading

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‘My professor didn’t like it, and I got a shit grade': Q&A with Alvaro Franca, Typewritten Portrait Artist

I didn’t meet Alvaro Franca in the lobby of some cutting-edge hotel; and he didn’t arrive wearing cut-off denim or an expression that suggested both genius and regret. I didn’t even buy … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Postcard: Don’t Go to Bourton

Our errant taverns correspondent Jacob Ward returns and has found himself nowhere near a respectable watering hole and so filed this irate copy from the heart of middle England titled, … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

Design and craft roundup January No.3

Two classic gentlemen’s brands combine to create something extraordinary: a bottle in a brogue. For the ultimate in undercover booze smuggling, these Oliver Sweeney shoes conceal space in the heel … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sugar Rush – The Holborn January Retox

It is a truth, universally acknowledged that all proper drinking jaunts must end in the corner of a darkened Soho bar. If it was good enough for Oscar Wilde then … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Don’t half-ass it: fully be lazy': Q&A with Julian Feeld

As an editor you can make people do things. I told Alice Brace to go to Paris (by bus), find someone with a beard, and then ask them about ART. … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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