Articles by Indu Chandrasekhar

Welcome to the newly redesigned First Pint!

You’ve probably noticed by now that we’ve spruced up our site. After a testing and debugging period, we’re happy to officially announce our new look. As part of our site’s new design, you can now browse our content in several new ways. The sliding carousel of posts and videos at the top of our homepage […]

London Flat Hunting: Do’s, don’ts and some useful tips

London Flat Hunting: Do’s, don’ts and some useful tips

It’s that time of year again for the flat hunting feeding frenzy. Here we offer advice and tips on searching for flats, watching for deals, and keeping your temper.

No Soul for Sale at the Tate Modern?

No Soul for Sale at the Tate Modern?

The Tate Modern has been celebrating its 10th anniversary with a number of unique exhibitions, including May’s ‘Festival of Independents’ called No Soul for Sale. But following the discovery that the Tate receives sponsorship from BP, many can’t help but wonder: is the Tate’s soul for sale?

Round 2: Improv theatre gets bite-sized

Round 2: Improv theatre gets bite-sized

The Factory’s theatrical performances are based on improvisation and the actor’s personalities. With Round 2, they go one step further offering London’s theatre buffs 10 minute long plays to enjoy.

Apartment horror and hilarity – squirrel attack!

Apartment horror and hilarity – squirrel attack!

I do not like squirrels. It’s been over a year since a squirrel broke into my apartment and wreaked squirrel havoc on my belongings. You might call me traumatised; I just say I’m aware of my feelings.

“The Seagull”: Improvising art through life

“The Seagull”: Improvising art through life

The story: Chekhov’s classic, “The Seagull.” The performers: London theatre company The Factory. The show: unforgettable.

Lost in translation

Lost in translation

Mastering foreign languages is, needless to say, no easy task. But sometimes the most memorable (and the most embarrassing) moments come from a little creative translating.