been... to Bistrot 2, the new restuarant along the Thames, a welcome shelter from city hubbub in the Oxo Tower Wharf.

Bargehouse Street, SE1 (0171-401 8200)

seen... some old-style circus acts with Zippo's Circus at Paddington recreation ground, Grantully Road, W9. (07050-121 416.)

know... that there is a new radio station for more than half a million Australians, New Zealenders and South Africans who live in the capital - TNTfm, 87.7.