Highlights

Is The UK Too London-centric?
Posted in: Editorial, Highlights

Food shortages, supply chain issues, all these current problems trace back to the UK government’s handling of Brexit and the pandemic. There are some who say this was inevitable given the impact and the untimely confluence of the two during 2020-21. However, politicians such as Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham believe that London-centric policies and […]

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Features

A Nordic Summer: Artist Denise Ballard-Wyllie’s Landscapes On Show In Finland
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Shows & Exhibitions

The Summer 2021 Möhkönvirta Contemporary Art Exhibition, Finland presents 19 artists from 5 different countries – 14 artists have produced work for the Biblio Nordic illustrated book project while London artist Denise Ballard-Wyllie is amongst the six invited visual artists outside the group. The work will be displayed in the Möhkö Ironworks Museum and its […]

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Reviews

Rooftop Dining: Coq d’Argent (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

The blazing British summer and Covid cautions make rooftop dining in the open air much more desirable. The Coq d’Argent in Bank is a French restaurant that is a class above the rest in that department. The summer weather will, no doubt, encourage British diners to try outdoor dining and help support the UK hospitality […]

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Diarist

  • 23 Feb: Birthdate of London Diarist Samuel Pepys
    Posted in: Features, People

    Despite his undoubted standing during the English Restoration, Samuel Pepys’ place in history would have been unremarkable were it not for his private London diaries completed from 1660-1669 and which eventually became public property. Born in Salisbury Court, Fleet Street in 1633 into a family of MPs and Lord Justices, the privileges of social class […]