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Unusual things to do in London this week with Thinking Bob: 14th – 20th August

Up for some geeky, interesting and unusual things to do in London this week? We’ve got you covered…

Take a look at our recommended selection of events that are too good to miss this week.

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  • Reasons to Find Friends OUTSIDE Of Your Social Group

    November 13, 2016

    It is one of life’s unpleasant but unavoidable truths that every now and then, you may outgrow a person or group of people that you previously held dear. It can happen for all sorts of reasons; maybe your choice of lifestyle no longer intersects, or perhaps your interests were the only uniting force between you–and […]

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  • Celebrities with Secret Geeky Hobbies

    November 6, 2016

    As a general rule, contemporary culture does not celebrate or reward our celebrity overlords for attributes like geekiness. Beauty, certainly. Wealth, power and status – we can’t get enough! But straight-up comic-book-loving, video-game-obsessing nerdiness is a rare and beautiful thing to behold in big, brash Hollywood…which is why we’ve decided to honour it here. At […]

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  • 5 reasons why Autumn in London is the best

    October 16, 2016

    It’s that time of year again where we ditch the flip-flops, hang up our Hawaiian shirts and say hello to our long lost jumpers. This summer has been packed filled with picnics and mojitos, but it’s time to settle into the new season and sit back, relax and let the leaves fall as they may. […]

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  • The Ten Commandments: London Transport Edition

    September 28, 2016

    There are plenty of places to find God in London – St Paul’s, Baitul Futuh Mosque, G-A-Y at 3am – but London’s labyrinthine public transport system is not one of them. Those gloomy shrieking tunnels and dense teeming stations are a world away from the sedate hush of church (although you might still find people […]

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  • 7 London mysteries that might never be solved

    August 23, 2016

    Seven mysteries about London that not even Holmes himself would be able to crack…

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  • Lexit: don’t go, Londoners! 5 reasons you should stay

    August 23, 2016

    To quote Brian Harvey in those halcyon days before baked potato-gate… Stay now!

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  • 10 interesting Brixton facts! Get ready for the challenge…

    August 21, 2016

    This month we’re heading to the loud and colourful Brixton for The Apprentice Street game – in preparation we have a few interesting facts that may just help you lead your team to victory on the 22nd March!

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  • 8 Copenhagen facts that will make you say ‘fantastiske!’

    August 20, 2016

    The Danish capital: home of Carlsberg, fairy tales and ‘hygge’ (we’ll explain that last one later). 8 facts that you probably never knew about Copenhagen.

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  • Thinking Bob vs. other socials sites: why we’re different

    August 10, 2016

    Ah, the internet. It opens up a whole new world of opportunity, but a myriad of choices. How do you decide which socials site to join to meet new friends and, most of all, have fun?

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  • Find Love (Sort of) With Thinking Bob

    June 20, 2016

    In the immortal words of one-hit human stetson Johnny Lee, baby, you’re looking for love in all the wrong places. You might be a card-carrying diner at the digital love buffet – we see you there, Tinderers, Happners, Twitter DM slider-ers – or maybe you’re kicking it old school and still somehow, you know, meeting […]

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