Come Gather ‘Round People

20 March, 2014

On an ordinary Wednesday night, out in the farflung exotic destination of Woolwich, something new and exciting was a’brewing. With promises of performance, poetry, music and kitsch, an intrepid force stumbled upon what is set to be the first of

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We Need to Talk About Women Today

12 March, 2014

As seen in QMessenger 85. New Turn’s Women in the 21st Century Conference was certainly a thought-provoking event, packed with talks and speakers that raised a whole barrage of issues, whilst also celebrating certain liberties and gains that have already

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Satire: New Generation of Scroungers

1 March, 2014

As seen in QMessenger 84. They hog more than half of all the benefit money distributed in Great Britain today – more than a whopping £74 billion – as well as putting public services and their local communities under great

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Speakeasy Secrets

1 March, 2014

As seen in QMessenger 84. There is a hidden revolution in London and you may not have heard of it yet. Down in cellars, behind unassuming doors and often at the summon of a buzzer, the speakeasy craze is secretly

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Wanderlust

1 February, 2014

As seen in Cub 550.  ‘Wanderlust’ noun 1) A strong desire or impulse to travel, or wander. Even if you didn’t know the term, it’s likely you know the feeling. Whether you thought it was ‘itchy feet,’ youthful impulse or

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Do, Eat, See & Listen

1 February, 2014

This was a collection of 4 pieces, of which I wrote only one. As seen in Cub 550.  EAT. The Gallery Cafe 21 Old Ford Road, e2 9PL The Gallery Cafe is a not-for-profit venture, a stroll away from campus

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Blue Elephant Nights

12 December, 2013

The weather outside is frightful, but inside the Blue Elephant Theatre, Camberwell the atmosphere is certainly delightful. An exciting cast and exotic story makes this Cub’s pick of the pantomimes.

Pushing Boundaries: Pop Art Design opens at Barbican

1 December, 2013

The modern world is now proliferated with Pop Art. You can buy prints, postcards, bus pass holders, tote bags, mugs; nearly anything emblazoned with an infamous image. Yet, in the post-war period it was something new and exciting, a marriage

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If Swing is Your Thing…

8 November, 2013

Stockings, swing skirts and suits with braces, this is not quite the normal Shoreditch uniform but then and again this is not quite your normal Wednesday night out in Shoreditch.