Pop Idols

Our daughters, the little ladies of the world, are idolising (and emulating) pop stars like this: And this: And this: A performer comes onto the stage. If they look ordinary, maybe interesting, but not particularly sexy – we wait for them to start performing and then judge them on that. When a pop star comes

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BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend – review

The star-studded line-up included Jay-Z, Rihanna and Hackney-grown talents Leona Lewis, Professor Green and Rudimental (article written for the Hackney Citizen) In celebration of staging of the 2012 Olympics in Hackney and surrounding boroughs, the BBC’s Radio One hosted a free two-day festival for local residents on Hackney Marshes last weekend. International popstars and DJs