London, United Kingdom
Chris, 39
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a bit about Chris

What are you working on these days?

With 12+ years experience working in media, I’m currently freelancing/consulting on a few different projects spanning across digital marketing, strategy, business development, events and partnerships.

What drives you mad these days?

Not having enough time to see and do everything! There are so many great restaurants, bars, music bands and activities that seem to pop-up every other week in London…there is always something new and exciting.

What makes you happy?

Everything (haha)! I’m genuinely an optimistic and happy person…trying to focus on all the beauty and good around me 🙂 I have a real zest for life and love to explore and discover – hang with friends, FaceTime with family (based in the US), listen to music (basically 24/7)

What’s your latest musical obsession?

I definitely have an eclectic taste in music – grew up with Motown and the classics, then worked for MTV in the early 00’s, so my mood really determines my playlist. Timberlake’s new track ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ is quite catchy, as is Drake’s ‘One Dance’ and other tracks by Dua Lipa, DNCE, Troye Sivan, Tegan and Sara. Follow me on Spotify to get a better glimpse.

What was the last movie you watched? Was it any good?

Deadpool – it was surprisingly good – cheeky and entertaining.

When it’s time for a new wardrobe, where do you go?

Liberty’s, Selfridges, Scotch & Soda, Levi, Gap, Diesel.

What’s your go-to café in London?

It depends really…Sun & 13 Cantons, Selfridges rooftop, Vinoteca, Fernandez & Wells, Hospital Club…there’s no one-place as time/day of week impact options/availability.

What’s your favorite street or neighborhood to wander through in London?

Soho, Shoreditch or Camden.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in London but never actually do?

Urban Golf. It’s a unique blend of ‘fitness’ and group socialising, where you virtually golf by hitting balls into a stationary screen/simulator, whilst enjoying some drink. It hours of fun 🙂

Who’s your hero (dead or alive) and where would you take them to show them a good time?

I have so many heroes, from family members to historical figures and musicians! If I had to choose one, I think it would be Leonardo Da Vinci. He was a creative genius and inspired greatness. I’d take him to the Sky Garden so he could enjoy the many marvels of London from a bird’s eye-view.

If it’s been raining outside for days and you’re sick of staying in – where would you go?

Rain doesn’t prevent me from going out 😉 …though if it did, I would go to a friend’s flat, cinema, local pub/restaurant.

If tomorrow was your last day in London before you left for good, how and where would you spend it?

I’d organise a farewell party at The Sanctum Hotel rooftop (bar, bbq, and hot tub).

Given the choice, mayor of which neighborhood would you be?

Shoreditch or Hampstead.

What’s the spot in London you wouldn’t be caught dead in?

Inferno’s (Clapham Common) or similar cheesy/overhyped/gross places!

You’ve just received the best news ever. Where would you go to celebrate and with whom?

I’d go to the Prince of Whales in Clapham Old Town with my boyfriend. It’s quirky and used to be my local, plus it was where we had our first date.

What’s the thing you love doing that isn’t work, relationship or family related?

Listening to music and going to gigs.

When you feel like a night out, what’s your go-to place and why?

It’s usually Soho or Shoreditch as there are a number of great places and you can easily flow from one place to another…if I’m not vibing at one place, there are loads of other options.