Archive for May, 2012

Culture

London theatre: Collaborators, a play by John Hodge

London theatre: Collaborators, a play by John Hodge

The intimate set of the Cottesloe Stage at the National Theatre made Collaborators by John Hodge even more intense. This is Hodge’s first play, he’s best known as a screenwriter for […]

by × May 27, 2012 × 1 comment

Food & Drink

Salvation Jane: Old Street’s newest arrival

Salvation Jane: Old Street’s newest arrival

Living next to Old Street Roundabout; my neighbours include a 24-hour shop with strip lights bright enough to induce a migrane, a taxi rank, low-grade jewellery wholesalers and a kebab […]

by × May 15, 2012 × 0 comments

Culture

Something for the weekend: Yayoi Kusama at the Tate Modern

Something for the weekend: Yayoi Kusama at the Tate Modern

At the tender age of 83, Yayoi Kusama is something of an icon, not only in the art world, but also in fashion, feminism and poetry. The Japanese-born artist and […]

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Places

24 hours in: Berlin

24 hours in: Berlin

10am: Wake up in Mitte. You won’t want to; chances are you’ll still be able to feel the faint pulse of European techno from the night before, but there’s so […]

by × May 9, 2012 × 0 comments

Food & Drink

Vanilla Black – Michelin-recommended vegetarian dining (and not a lentil in sight)

Vanilla Black – Michelin-recommended vegetarian dining (and not a lentil in sight)

Hidden away on Tooks Court (a quiet backstreet just off Chancery Lane), it’s almost as if the owners of Vanilla Black – London’s only Michelin-recommended vegetarian restaurant – don’t want you to […]

by × May 6, 2012 × 0 comments

Places

Bicester Village – if it’s good enough for Alexa…

Bicester Village – if it’s good enough for Alexa…

Last month, Alexa Chung was photographed heading up the 2012 British Designers Collective launch at Bicester Village, alongside a handful of established fashion creatives. Cue a frenzy of interest from the […]

by × May 3, 2012 × 0 comments