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Mandelbrot the Magnificent (Book)
Posted in: Books, Reviews

Author Liz Ziemska describes herself as a ‘writer of slightly strange fiction’ and her latest book, steeped in the wonders of complex mathematics and the snatched innocence of childhood, holds true to this. Set in a Jewish community in Warsaw, Poland, six-year-old Benoit lives a comfortable life with his dentist mother, tailor father and younger […]

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Events & Festivals

  • Protests at the TVL in London Festival
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    The Sept 8-11 TVL in London Festival celebrating Tel Aviv culture was met with protests over the weekend. Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions activists gathered at the Roundhouse venue in Camden where most of the events were based and verbally clashed with pro-Israel individuals. Festival director Marc Worth is a British philanthropist and also one of […]

  • The Odyssey (Theatre)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Events & Festivals, Reviews

    THE LONDON BRIDGE CITY SUMMER FESTIVAL 2017 bring open air theatre to the capital by way of Ancient Greece, with the staging of The Odyssey at The Scoop. Production company Gods and Monsters stage Homer’s epic for a month at this sunken ampitheatre along the River Thames, the proximity to the river a perfect setting […]

  • Fashion Focus
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, People, Photos

    Fashion Snap of the Week An attorney from the Cayman Islands, who prefers to keep his identity undisclosed, attends London Ethnic’s Big Fashionista Party and Fashion Showcase at the Roof Gardens, Kensington in a very regal looking outfit including white silk tie and paisley jacket. The gold tipped leather shoes complete the eye-catching outfit. Party-goers […]

  • Countdown to the Man Booker Prize
    Posted in: Books, Events & Festivals, Features

    THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE celebrates outstanding works of fiction written in the English language and published in the UK. The recently published longlist of 13 books emerged from 144 hopefuls who submitted from 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017. The eventual winner of the £50,000 prize will join the 52 other notable authors who […]

  • Nashville Meets London Country Music Festival
    Blues & Country Over The Weekend
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    It was a musical weekend with a choice of Blues and Country music at two major music festivals across town. The drizzling rain  certainly didn’t deter Londoners from thronging in thousands. 1. The Ealing Blues Festival The Ealing Blues Festival at Walpole Park is part of the Ealing Summer Festival, a carnival of sorts with […]

  • From Drones to Phones – Filmmakers Embrace New Technology
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Movies & TV Shows

    THE RAPID increase in digital technology and advances in smart engineering have led to startling new developments in film production – particularly at the consumer level. Smartphones now shoot better quality than high-end video cameras and include refined features such as hi-tec zooms, digital image stabilisation and cinematic aperture ranges. 4k iPhones became pretty much […]

  • The Summer Masquerade Diary
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    Despite little signs of Venetian weather, London will still be the place to be in summer with a number of summer masquerade balls all over the capital. These are the ones you need to watch out for: The Red Carpet Masquerade This event is specifically for disabled young adults, focusing on those with learning disabilities. […]