With summer ending turn some autumn leaves with Yoko Tawada - Review by @Panoptistry.
Stepping Up Salone is a charitable organisation dedicated to creating more health and arts related opportunities to the Country of Sierra Leone. It's co-founders are Shamsu Pappenthein (Feel the motion sessions) and Vanessa Fisher (Spirit Arts School). After the devastating mudslide in August 2017, Shamsu and Vanessa raised funds and collected clothing to take to Sierra Leone and offer refuge. While … Continue reading SteppingUpSalone
I opened my facebook app to dozens of posts from friends sympathising with me - another tragedy in Sierra Leone (Salone). A mudslide had wiped out hundreds of homes and thousands of people. I felt sadness, guilt, worry and yet immense pride as I watched endless clips of the Salone natives bundling together to clear … Continue reading Vanessa Fisher: Trip Home
I was recently invited to a Modern Indian Vegan Supper Club with Chef Saurav Nath, formerly at Michelin –starred Bennares & Gymkhana, in South Kensington, for a seven course dinner delight, hosted by Humayun Hussain, who has twice made appearances alongside super-chef Gordon Ramsay. The menu was an imaginative combination of flavours, with Indian roots, … Continue reading FATA X VEGAN SUPPER CLUB
Jesmyn Ward will forever be one of my favourite authors. Her writing is simply like no other. Gritty, bleak, palpable, physical, and fertile all at once. In her novels, the American South is brilliantly brought to life; a great big centrifugal force that demands acute attention and which takes undeniable inspiration from the strange … Continue reading BOOKSLAM: Sing, Unburied, Sing By Jesmyn Ward
"Is chatting shit a way of life these days?" - Posted December 23rd, 2011 "2017...... it’s been real! So many memories made and lessons learned and I want to thank those who have been apart of it! The biggest loss I had this year was loosing my dad but I know your resting … Continue reading POSTCODE PICS: E13 (UPTON PARK) – Samuel Nicholas
The Wilderness. A place signified in many faiths as a place of trial, a test of belief or character . A place that no-one means to wander into, but a place we are all lost in at one point or another. Out of this place, singer/songwriter, Miggy Dela Rosa awakened his E.P, Wilderness; A prayer … Continue reading BENCHED E.P 1: Miggy Dela Rosa
Check out what happened with Drew when we were invited to Crisis, to be a panel guest on their discussion on the LGBTQ experience.
Back from the bittersweet journey of self discovery, Natalie May endeavours to serve her own lemonade. Her sweet melodic sound and gentle-womanly attire champions a timeless Black British voice. This Burnt Oak crooner delved into the dark labyrinth of her mind to excavate the hidden coals she could harvest to fuel her art, to unfurl her … Continue reading COUCH SERIES: Natalie May
Hey guys I hope your well!!! So a couple of weeks ago I turned 26, and maybe most of you can empathise, but birthday always fill me with so much anxiety. So I thought i'd play around with my feelings with some creative writing and to share my resolve, which actually manifested through writing this. … Continue reading DREAM: A 90’s Baby’s Lament