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A reflection on 2012, an insight into 2013.

A reflection on 2012, an insight into 2013.

James Snell January 1, 2013 1

With a triumphant array of flaming beauty over the Thames to a soundtrack of a woefully short medley; continuing the proud tradition, started at the Olymipic opening ceremony, of only allowing two bars of

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Like death and taxes, you can always count on a Tube Strike at Christmas

Backbencher December 22, 2012 3

Charlie Winch, I wrote a similar article to this almost a year ago to the day, and it seems I can reel the same old rant out again, because like death and taxes, you

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New Year’s Eve In London: 5 Ways To Celebrate In Style

New Year’s Eve In London: 5 Ways To Celebrate In Style

Backbencher December 20, 2012 0

If you’re like me, you may not be fully persuaded by New Year’s Eve: a milestone it may be, but like so many events it can end up being underwhelming due to the insurmountable

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Immigrants…? Yes Please

Immigrants…? Yes Please

Lee Jenkins December 13, 2012 17

Census data is not normally something that gets people talking. In fact it’s about as dry a subject as you can get. But figures released this week have caused a bit of a stir.

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Lauren In London: Winter Magic At Somerset House

Lauren In London: Winter Magic At Somerset House

Backbencher November 17, 2012 2

I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for a long time. A whole year in fact, because this is the weekend that Somerset House opens its ice rink for the Christmas period. Now I’ll

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Online Dating Meets Offline Wining And Dining

Online Dating Meets Offline Wining And Dining

Backbencher November 16, 2012 4

What happens when online dating meets offline wining and dining? Meet nibblr, the latest trend in ‘social dining’ to hit London, tapping into the UK’s trend for everything food related online. I was lucky

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THE BBC: THE DOCTOR’S PRESCRIPTION

THE BBC: THE DOCTOR’S PRESCRIPTION

Michael St George November 12, 2012 4

Patient Name:  British Broadcasting Corporation Diagnosis:  Chronic Institutional Atrophy Remedy:  Lifeblood Source Replacement & Drastic Surgery Imagine if the state dictated that you’re allowed to undertake your groceries shopping on, and only on, the

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‘Tim Walker: Storyteller’ is a London fashion fairytale

‘Tim Walker: Storyteller’ is a London fashion fairytale

Backbencher October 26, 2012 0

There’s something universally appealing about the eccentric and highly stylised photographs of London-based photographer Tim Walker. A favourite of Vogue for over a decade, Walker’s photographs don’t just document fashion trends – they help

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