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HeyGreenGo Launches: An App to get Londoners Connecting

Forget Tindr, Grindr and all the rest of the sleazy hook-up apps, try HeyGreenGo instead; it’s an app designed to get solitary Londoners TALKING and INTERACTING again, instead of hunched over their iPhones and Android phones, oblivious to others around them as they navigate this great city of ours.

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The premise is very simple: You get the free app, sign in and instantly you can get chatting to like-minded souls in your immediate vicinity, based on your mutual interests. When you actually meet, you award badges to your connection so that others know that they are good-hearted, safe people with whom it is excellent to associate IN REAL LIFE. No more hiding behind a screen pretending to be someone you’re not.

The great advantage of course, apart from the badges aspect, is that the app is a terrific ice-breaker for students new to college or uni, visitors looking to explore the city in the company of residents and eventually, the creators hope, a great way of doing business networking. Try it for yourself. Available for iPhone and Android.

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Sculpture in the City, Art for Everyone

SEEN thoroughly enjoyed a preview of the 18 new artworks around the financial district’s square mile. Set up by The City of London in 2010, this excellent initiative expands its footprint every year, improving the area and proving that when people are happy, they work better.

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Alex Evans at the Foundry Gallery, Chelsea Quarter: LDF17

The astute reader will have noticed that SEEN loves art about London. There are many artists in this city who draw (pun intended) their inspiration from it, none more so than Alex Evans whose fractal renderings hint at the entropic nature of urban life and perhaps also our anxieties and isolation in the 21st century. His latest exhibition ‘Invisible Systems’ can be seen at the Foundry Gallery, tucked away off the King’s Road until 26th October.