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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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  • What’s Hot London? Magazine September Issue Out Now!
    Posted in: Highlights

    WHAT’S HOT LONDON? MAGAZINE is extending its distribution into the City with the September issue available at selected pick up points in the City’s financial centre. So if you’ve missed our latest copy while out about in London you could try Canary Wharf, Cheapside or Liverpool Street where you just might come across our familiar […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mirror Mirror – Cara Delevingne’s New Novel for Teenagers
    Posted in: Books, Highlights, Movies & TV Shows, People

    Fresh from her successful role as Laureline in recent movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets comes Cara Delevingne’s latest creative venture – her 368-page novel Mirror Mirror, co-written with Rowan Coleman and published by Trapeze. Judging by her performance in Luc Besson’s sci-fi flick, she has undoubted talent but English fiction writing […]

  • Big Ben – What’s in a Name?
    Posted in: Highlights

    BRITAIN’S most famous clock tower is to fall silent until 2021 while urgent repairs are completed but here are a few interesting facts about this popular Westminster tourist attraction that looms over the Houses of Parliament. The bell was cast in Stockton-on-Tees 161 years ago this same month, weighing in at a formidable 16 tons. […]

  • Happy Birthday Hip-Hop!
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    44 YEARS AGO today a new sound called hip hop was born when legendary New York DJ Kool Herc held one of his block parties, mixed a couple of tracks together and kick-started a musical revolution. The exact address was 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Bronx, New York, the date August 11 1973 and back then the […]

  • 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 […]