//Drew Stewart Photography
//Drew Stewart Photography
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//creativecommons
// Misty Miller
// Misty Miller

Fear-mongering in the media

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Whenever I consume news, I feel like everything is going to attack me. If not ISIS, then Ebola. If not Ebola, then nuclear weapons, immigrants and gypsies. It makes me […]

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

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I love buying books as gifts. However, I usually end up buying books that I would like to read, rather than ones bought with the receiver in mind. This summer, […]

A Streetcar Named Desire at the Secret Theatre

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Tennessee Williams’ play about struggling southern belle, Blanche Dubois, was brought to the stage of the Arts Depot in North Finchley. Performed by Lyric Hammersmith’s Secret Theatre, a group of […]

The (Neat and Orderly) Ramblings of an Obsessive Compulsive: Super Nanny

Phillip Pessar // Creative Commons

I have recently got myself a fabulous new job as a Nanny, which entails looking after three lovely small children, reading to them, cooking them dinner, picking them up from […]

Get with the lingo!

Shelag McNally // Creative Commons

Now, I know that around 90% of you would ‘jaw drop’, tumble to your feet and blush eccentrically if a gorgeous Parisian raised your fingertips and gingerly brushed his lips […]

F*ck the Bank: Nobu

Oscar Acoustics // Nobu

With two restaurants located on Old Park Lane, and Berkeley Street in Mayfair, Nobu remains a destination frequented most often by wealthy tourists and London’s rich. Often a celeb haunt, […]

Who are the Ramona Flowers?

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It concerns me greatly, just as it concerns us all, the ever raging argument as to whether or not ‘guitar music’ is ‘dead’ or in fact what ‘guitar music’ even […]

Nicky Morgan and the Arts: Why you gotta be so rude?

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Tories have a long, rich tradition of bashing the arts, and they’re not about to give up now. When Thatcher came into office, her arts minister claimed there would be […]

Country in the UK: An Interview with The Shires

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Country is making itself known more and more in the UK, and I was lucky enough to speak to The Shires, Crissie and Ben, a pioneering country duo who are […]