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COMMENT

by Angela Clarke

A number of Wharf establishments are celebrating the North American holiday of Thanksgiving this week.

Traditionally its a time of thanksgiving for this year's harvest. Obviously.

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WHAT'S ON

Paddington
(PG) 95mins
★★★★★

Clear the decks, grab the children, make a note - there's a new tradition elbowing its way into Christmas schedules.

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Fashion shows will take over the Wharf this Thursday as the annual Canary Wharf Winter Fashion Event returns.

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1 Winter fashion at Canary Wharf

Winter's here so you need to update your wardrobe, of course.

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COMMENT

by Angela Clarke

Scientists have landed a robot on a comet. The Philea robot was launched 10 years ago. It travelled a total of 6.4billion kilometres to reach its destination.

Working Mum: Taking a Punch from little madam Judy

By Giles Broadbent on November 21, 2014 1:01 AM |

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COMMENT

By Tabitha Ronson

I was called in to see Master A's teacher at pick-up on Friday. Although small in stature, she has an almighty presence and is thoroughly intimidating.

She just has to look at me, with her withering stare, to reduce me to a quivering wreck. Heaven knows how my little boy survives in class.

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With a packed Christmas programme already under way, Canary Wharf Group's chief administrative officer Camille Waxer tells us what Wharfers can see this year.

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WHAT'S ON

John
National Theatre, Lyttelton
★★✩✩✩

John starts off a bleak and harrowing portrait of a life beginning badly.

WIN a Christmas package worth £180 at Aspers

By Rob Virtue on November 19, 2014 12:03 PM |

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Aspers is giving you the chance to win a Christmas package for four, worth up to £180. It includes a three course traditional festive meal, bubbly, a glass of wine and free bets.

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Shopping channel QVC revealed in recent research that Brits will spend an average of £831.95 each this festive season.

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BOOK
How We Got To Now
Steven Johnson (Penguin)
★★★✩✩

The world is rich with academics with a good turn of phrase exploring the history of ideas and innovations, making the mundane endlessly fascinating.

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City Cruises, London's number one sightseeing operator on the Thames, is offering readers the chance to win a Christmas party like no other this festive season - afloat on the River Thames in the heart of London.

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Rosa's in Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, has quite a story - a cafe once frequented by artists Gilbert and George is now welcoming the likes of Russell Brand, Billie Piper and Kiera Knightly.

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Paddington Bear Afternoon Tea
Aqua Shard
The Shard, London Bridge.
★★★★★

There's only one thing that's going to draw diners' attention away from Aqua Shard's truly spectacular views of London.

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1 Christmas market at Canary Wharf

The decorations are already in the Canary Wharf malls and from Monday the estate will get its own Christmas market.