Punch tracking has moved on a lot since you were decking gormless Ren, Tyrone and Pierre on Wii Sports. Now we’re in the era of cutting-edge shadow boxing – and it’s going to be as big as AJ’s bicep in 2020.
The Woolwich Ferry was closed at the weekend. Lack of staff this time. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who uses the service. Every day is a lottery. One boat, two boats, no boats. Some staff, angry staff, striking staff, no staff.
There’s only so much chocolate, panto, tinsel and inanity you can take over the festive period. At some point, the bloated brain cells protest and demand sustenance – and that doesn’t mean brussel sprouts. Here’s where you can go in London to blow the cobwebs out the breadbasket and get some culture at Christmas.
Creative cocktail bar and restaurant The Alchemist – working to the mission “theatre served” – will open its biggest venue yet in the capital in a prime location at Canary Wharf on Friday (29 November).
The Canary Wharf ice rink has been, er, put on ice this year. The organisers have decided to take a break “so we can look at new ways to bring you an expanded and improved event in future years”.