**** I originally wrote this piece for Signal Media, where I am a marketing intern **** Christmas adverts have entered the realms of tradition during the festive period, finding their place amongst the brussels sprouts and tinsel. But with high anticipation comes strong critique; with some brands this year facing backlash and complaints from the … More How have this year’s Christmas ads been received by the media?
If Fabric, Egg London and Printworks had some kind of steamy three way affair – their love child would be Tresor in East Berlin. A concrete labyrinth of hard graffitied staircases and passages, with some of the best techno in Europe vibrating off every surface. Definitely not for the fainthearted, the downstairs ‘cellar’ is void … More Tresor – a techno haven
So… the 8th June election, what the hell happened? In an attempt to strengthen her party majority ahead of Brexit negotiations, Conservative leader and Prime Minister, Theresa May called a ‘snap election’ to try and secure an even greater majority of seats in Parliament. There are 650 MPs in The House of Commons, … More The June Election – what the hell happened?
What do you do when you’re trapped between Brexit, Trump and Political chaos in your homeland? “Well I’m fucked, basically.” Between the political and social disruption in Venezuela, the troubling presence of Trump in neighbouring North America and the threats of Brexit from her current home, London – I speak to Isabel Vergara, 24 year old architect … More “Let’s just move to Mars.”
I’m in an overwhelming large venue called Electric Brixton, it’s 01:30 in the morning. I am 19 years old and at my first rave. I’m sincerely regretting wearing tights under my dress so decide to tear them off, but no one bats an eyelid. Everyone is sweating just as profusely as I am; shuffling, stamping … More Club culture vs Rave culture
Chelsea 1, Trump 0 To say that Western politics has been a convoluted and somewhat shocking debacle in recent years is an understatement. From the shock result of the Brexit vote, to the election of a businessman with no political background as the next President of the United States. There are massive changes ahead – … More Chelsea 1 – Trump 0
As any student can empathise, moving to the Big Smoke from a very family orientated background can be unnerving and result in a somewhat melancholic existence. This is perhaps an unusual origin for a music events company to be born from, but is exactly the motivation behind ‘We Are Family’. A group of young … More Join the Family…
All hail, our fudge: global ambassador for British artisanal fayre, UK tour rep for quality confection! We now export to some of the finest stores in over 20 countries, literally spanning the world: from Scandinavia right down to the Falkland Islands. But it’s the individual couriers that we are particularly fond of, those who, throughout … More Around the world in 40 flavours
When I was in year 12, my Grandparents gifted me with truly one of the best presents I have ever received; a Coopers of Stortford ‘Soup Maker’. Essentially a glorified blender, the marvellous machine has a heating element to cook all your ingredients and within 30 minutes you have delicious soup. No more overboiled slop … More Queen of soup
In my hometown, using fake IDs or borrowing someone else’s isn’t really much of a thing. This meant that during my years of underage drinking, getting absolutely slaughtered was a challenge. I could sometimes convince my older brother to buy me some booze, or if my parents were feeling generous they may have contributed a … More Live fast and die young