NEW BURLESQUE VARIETY IN LONDON’S HEART

Proud Embankment opened it’s doors on the South Bank this weekend for a raucous preview night of burlesque and cabaret variety — with many more to come! I took a burlesque virgin with me, and as we walked in the doors, through the lush velvet curtains and up the sweeping stairway to the cocktail bar for a…

The first episode of our New Zealand backpacking story

As I believe I mentioned before, I was super excited to have four friends join me on my long homeward journey. I loved being able to see New Zealand through their eyes and enjoy even more about the country I was born in ☺️

London artist Daecolm isn’t scared of the “Jungle”

Born in Zimbabwe, raised in South London, educated in New Zealand where he landed his first number one single, Daecolm (“DAYK-‘M”) is now set to burn up the music scene in right here in the UK, starting with the premiere of his new track “Jungle” released today via Wonderland audio premiere. Daecolm is a name you’ll…

Carrie Fisher : 1956 – 2016 The iron-bikini-clad princess of our hearts

Best adored for her iconic, style-defining role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars, and set to feature in all three of the new Star Wars movies, Carrie Fisher has passed away today at only 60, after suffering cardiac arrest on a flight from London to LA, minutes before the plane was due to land…

The Atheist Christmas Album : FREE DOWNLOAD!

The Atheist Christmas Album? Yes, it’s Christmas, without the religion. And whether you don’t believe in a God, or you do, this collection of Christmas tunes is worth making a noise about. No, it’s not a Weird Al mockery type charade, this is a Christmas album, created by talented avant-garde artist, Tylean, who just wanted Christmas…

A PRIVATE AUDIENCE WITH MISS HOPE SPRINGS

“They look like they’ve been on a night out without me!” Miss Hope Springs exclaims candidly as she wrestles the final locks of her golden hair into perfect 60’s house-wife place. There is a sultry glare into the mirror as one last curl refuses to sit and receives a solid thrashing from the comb. Then…

A Goth in a graveyard after dark. Did I mention there was a circus?!

When my friend messaged me a snapshot of an article from TimeOut, advertising Depart as a ‘Circus in a Cemetery’, with the caption ‘Interested?’ well…my reply?  You know me too well. DEPART CIRCUS : A guided tour through the underworld in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Black robes catch in the wind as they stride forward, slowly…

Hotel Black Cat : Gasp-worthy wonder and ballsy cabaret!

Weaving the tale of a decadent Bohemian retreat and her  inhabitants, Hotel Black Cat is a cabaret delight brought to the Wonderground on Southbank this season by London’s finest purveyors of Cabaret Noir, The Black Cat Cabaret Company.  Black Cat bring a show that wows the crowd with expert storytelling, ballsy cabaret and athletic feats…

Larkin Poe : The sisters are ready to rock Glasto!

Have you heard Larkin Poe yet? Perhaps you caught them at Glastonbury in 2014, or know that they often tour with Elvis Costello, and you are already on this rock’n’roll train? You will catch them at Glasto this weekend too, because they weren’t named by The Observer as the best discovery at Glastonbury the last…

Lee Paton AW16: The beauty in the devil of the details

A man of focus, dedication and class, that’s the best way I can describe Lee Paton, the creative force behind the label of the luxury London fashion house. When he talks about his work, he opens the door to another world, stretches it wide and welcomes you in. In my short time with him I was given…