I wrote ‘an open letter to my housemate the party animal’ for The Debrief – recalling my bygone days of hedonism when I was living in a shared house with girls who liked to party, as well as the period after when I’d given up the all-night parties. Read it here.
I wrote a piece for The Huffington Post in defence of Kirstie Allsopp’s comment about women prioritising procreation during their fertile years. Read it here.
A piece I wrote for The Vagenda. Read the original article here.
I interviewed the wonderful filmmaker Ivana Bobic for Volume Magazine: Worldwide, issue 10. Click on the last image to read the article…
Article for ‘London at Work’ project – published by Who’s Jack Magazine here. Legend has it that if there are not six ravens in the grounds of the Tower of London at all times – the Monarchy will collapse and the Tower will turn to dust. Chris Skaife, 47, is employed by Historic Royal Palaces
An article published by Volume Magazine here. There’s a world where sky blue horses, mounted by rosy-cheeked women in frilly ball gowns, gallop through manor houses. Pastel pink pillars come crashing down next to big yellow fish and graceful pink swans. It exists in the head of fashion photographer Tim Walker. His current exhibition, Story
Kimathi Donkor’s exhibition explores African and Carribean history as well as racial tensions today (article published in October issue of the Hackney Citizen and online here.) On his first night in London Kimathi Donkor, aged 19, was walking down a street in Brixton when he was stopped by the police. They said they needed his
(article I wrote for the Hackney Citizen, published online here.) With government funding for the arts mostly dissipated, artists are dreaming up innovative – and mutually beneficial – ventures that rely on the private sector instead. The Depot, a new white-walled, concrete-floored art gallery at 38 Upper Clapton Road, is one such project. Young creatives
Dalston artist, who is to open a new gallery shortly, explains how she composes her vibrant paintings (article written for August print edition of Hackney Citizen newspaper and also published online here). Canvasses bursting with colour adorn the walls of her Ridley Road studio, last month she organised a 50-stall arts and crafts market at
An exhibition of photographs by David Corio at Chats Palace captures legendary musicians at the heights of their powers (Published in the August edition of the Hackney Citizen and online here) Photographer David Corio spent the 80s and 90s rubbing shoulders with the likes of Bob Marley, the Fugees and Marvin Gaye. An exhibition of
Hackney artist’s social housing paintings reveal beauty in the mundane as he explores his mixed feelings about the borough’s changing face (an article I wrote for the Hackney Citizen newspaper – printed in July, also published online here). East London has spent recent years undergoing major reconstruction in preparation for this month’s Olympics. Though the
(article I wrote for the Hackney Citizen) Roles are reversed in this state where adults take a back seat. The Hackney Citizen visits the embassy I’m at border control, about to walk through the frame of the metal detector – all eyes are on me. As I step forward the light bulb above my head