City Living

Are Noisy Neighbours Becoming More of a Nuisance?

Jody Thompson | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Comedy
Jody Thompson

For some baffling reason, my upstairs neighbour seems to think it's okay to have a power shower after 11pm. Repeatedly. And after midnight. And usually 1am. And 1.15am. Then 1.20am. And 1.25am. And so on. Sometimes one after the other from 1am to 3am.

How Living In A City Affects Your Health

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There is a direct link between the amount of green space in England's major cities and how many citizens suffer diabetes and obesity, according to a n...

How to Survive City Living

George Lamb | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
George Lamb

In my late teens I was keen to get out of my mum's house ASAP, which meant spending several years living in dingy basement flats and warehouses with no hot water. At times it was a bit grim but it's all part of growing up and it taught me a lot. For me - now I'm living somewhere less squatter-chic - I've learnt to create an illusion of space.

Why Parisians Need to Laugh More and Shrug Less

BritChick Paris | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

You can always gauge the happiness level of a country when you step into one of their taxis. "'Ello love" is the genuine greeting from any London cabbie who then natters about the weather and thrusts the Currant Bun/Sun in your hands. You'd be lucky with a grunt in Paris.

The Manhole That Ruined My Life (An Open Letter to TFL)

Michael Rundle | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Rundle

It's like that old saying - if you find yourself outside in your pajamas in the rain with a tube of super glue in your hand staring maniacally at damaged road furniture, that's the first sign of madness.

Cities of the Future - Beautiful Urban Metropolis or Overcrowded and Poverty-Stricken?

Phil Pauley | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Tech
Phil Pauley

According to latest predictions by the U.N., by 2050, two-thirds of the world population will live in cities. By then, the world's population will have risen by 30 percent to nine billion.

"Maybe It's Because You're a Londoner"

Jo Rourke | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK
Jo Rourke

Coming from a country where people are generally a bit more chatty (no blarney stone references please), I've found it odd not saying hello to people when I enter a shop, though I am now accustomed to the ensuing look of panic if I smile at someone on the tube.