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Jose Adams is director of digital at Visit London. She has a passion for London that only a northerner can! The city is everything her home town isn't - vibrant, cosmopolitan, exciting, diverse, beautiful - and she wouldn't live anywhere else. Favourite places include Richmond Park, South Bank, Tate Modern, Spittalfields Market, Soho, The Eagle pub in Clerkenwell, Poule au Pot restaurant in Pimlico and London Zoo.

Oasis at Wembley

Oasis at Wembley (image by
Ray Jones reports. Thunder clouds threatened but the music held the weather back. Oasis took to the stage at Wembley yesterday evening after a rousing set by Kasabian. No fancy footwork, just a series of glorious rock anthems performed to perfection to an adoring packed house. “Any Scousers in the house” drew laughter and boos – “Any cockneys in the house” raised a roar fit for the Place of Champions.
Wembley Stadium is a great place to see a gig. My seats were towards the rear but the sound was crisp and loud.
I travelled out from Central London by Chiltern Trains from Marylebone. It only took a matter of minutes. Positively the best way to get to Wembley while the Jubilee Line tortures us with weekend closures.  
My wife and eight-year-old son met me there, having travelled by car. Parking was easy (but did cost £20) and traffic flowed easily after the show.
Its £4 a pint at Wembley and a burger might cost more than Mc D’s but I am giving this whole day one big thumbs up.
Oasis are no longer the bad boys of rock, but last night they certainly rocked Wembley Stadium.

Jackets off at Henley

If you are heading for the Henley Royal Regatta, rest easy.  Apparently the Henley Stewards have just allowed male members and guests in the Stewards Enclosure to remove their jackets and blazers due to the heat – this is the …


London will miss the king of pop

Statement issued by hospital:  ‘The legendary King of Pop, Michael Jackson, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at 2:26 pm (Los Angeles time). It is believed he suffered cardiac arrest in his home. However, the cause of his death …