IKEA-N’T BELIEVE IT!: English fans criticised for invading IKEA store after football victory

London – VIJAY SHAH via WIL JONES, Joe and other sources While yesterday’s 2-0 win by England over Sweden in Samara for the World Cup 2018 was a perfect example of largely orderly and civil sportsmanship, a group of the England team’s supporters have come in for heavy criticism for behaving quite the opposite, after they invaded an IKEA store in London and partied in a show bedroom, with several men jumping on a double bed meant for display to customers visiting the Swedish-owned homeware and furniture store. Live scenes at IKEA – LONDON #ENGSWE pic.twitter.com/rAOEm3cqqA — محسن (@KingMo786) July … Continue reading IKEA-N’T BELIEVE IT!: English fans criticised for invading IKEA store after football victory

MAURITIUS’ 50TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY: Massive family party launched

London – VIJAY SHAH   The organisers behind the Mauritian Open Air Festival, a yearly event celebrating Mauritian food, culture and general family entertainment and held in north London, have announced a special ‘family party’ this March, HEM News Agency exclusively reports. The special event will be held on the 10 March 2018 at the Decorum Banqueting Suites in Wood Green, north London, just two days before the island of Mauritius itself marks a half-century of free rule. Previously the country of 1.8 million people was an outpost of the British Empire. Celebrations will take place against the backdrop of … Continue reading MAURITIUS’ 50TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY: Massive family party launched

BBQ OMG: 11 million barbecues to fail this summer

London – VIJAY SHAH via SWNS digital It is the middle of summer, and in the UK, that of course means barbecue season. Families and people across the land will be pulling out their grills from the shed after a year of hibernation to fry tonnes of burgers, chops, sausages, kebabs and other meat and vegetarian products, but not all of them will reach the perfect sizzling conclusion, with a group of researchers claiming that up to 11 million British barbecue parties will be ruined this summer alone. The main reasons for flaming failures, according to the research by meat … Continue reading BBQ OMG: 11 million barbecues to fail this summer

WELCOMING 2017: Ilford’s Ashgrove restaurant launches NYE night

Ilford, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH     Popular Ilford based Indian gastropub the Ashgrove Restaurant has formally announced a special New Year’s Eve night to welcome in 2017 for local partygoers to come and enjoy great music and traditional and contemporary Punjabi, Indian continental and Chinese fare, great music and visual entertainments. The restaurant, a short walking distance from Seven Kings town centre, will have music entertainment on the night provided by DJ Kash of local outfit Kash Events, which provides party and other event planning services as well as boasting a wide music portfolio from the Bollywood, bhangra, RNB … Continue reading WELCOMING 2017: Ilford’s Ashgrove restaurant launches NYE night

FOURTH OF OCTOBER: My special day

By Vijay Shah   You have probably landed on this blog post wondering why I would go to the length of writing an article saying that there is something special about the 4th of October. Well, to most people it is just another day in the calendar. Another long dreary few hours at work, or doing the housework. The usual stress, the usual headaches, the usual ‘life’s got to go on’.   For me however, the 4th day of the tenth month of the year has a very personal and special importance. It happens to be the day of my … Continue reading FOURTH OF OCTOBER: My special day