WITH its network of cobbled alleys running between ancient riverside warehouses, still bridged-over by those iconic iron gantries, Shad Thames has been one of the most atmospheric places to live near the City since its redevelopment in the 1980s.
TOUGH economic times have opened the door for a new generation of property investment. Tumbling prices in both the UK and abroad have actually made this investment option more accessible than it was prior to the credit crunch.
MADE IN DAGENHAM Whimsical comedy drama about women who went on strike in the 1960s.
TAKERS Hayden Christensen stars in this so so crime caper.
BACK TO THE FUTURE The greatest oedipal time-travelling film ever made.
IT MIGHT seem unlikely that the same technology that lets you blow up zombies in an ultra-realistic fashion will also one day help send astronauts to Mars. But that is precisely graphics company NVIDIA’s line of work.
ASK MOST people what comes into their head when you mention Chamonix, and they’ll say skiing. But the mountain capital of the world has much more to offer, especially when the snow disappears from everywhere but the highest peaks.
SANDWICHED between the South Bank and the Battersea waterfront, it was never going to be long before Vauxhall took off. Until now Vauxhall has traded on two cards: “Voho” – Gayer Soho – and housing London’s politicos.
IT’S as if the fashion industry has, this September, burst out of the cocoon of recession, replacing dark drapery and minimalist monochrome with outrageous shocks of colour and extraordinary materials.