Highlights

Edit Man London-McCrow-One Less Gun
LONDON FASHION WEEK Round Up
Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Events & Festivals, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

London Fashion Week 2020 had an ethical underscore, with concerns about the environment, fair wages, supply chain transparency and global gun use highlighted. Streetwear company Edit Man London partnered up with anti-gun organisation One Less Gun to raise awareness about weapons of street crime and war. It was founded by artist McCrow who uses guns […]

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Features

Sites in London Where You Can Find its Odd, Amazing and Unseeable History
Posted in: Features, Places

Yes, you get to see the unseeable. That is, it’s not there now – but it once was. So at best, you can pick up on the vibe……but in some cases you might not want to The Aldgate Plague Pit OK, you won’t be able to see it, but it’s definitely down there somewhere. In […]

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Reviews

A Portable Paradise [Poetry Review]
Posted in: Books, Reviews

British-Trinidadian poet Roger Robinson‘s winning of the £25,000 T.S. Eliot prize took the literary world by surprise. None of the London bookshops had a copy in stock a day after the announcement and there was a seven-day wait for the next order from the publishers. This apparent oversight is intriguing. He has an impressive pedigree […]

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Old Foundry

  • Shoreditch graffiti, Old Foundry building
    On The London Graffiti Trail: Shoreditch
    Posted in: Features

    SHOREDITCH is a hub for street muralists and budding graffiti Michelangelos and in 2004 Banksy made his name here with his politically-charged stencil-based imagery.  A few days ago, his famous Giant Rat mural on The Foundry building, Old Street/Great Eastern Street was ceremoniously cut out of the concrete by site developers Squire & Partners who […]