After going to Hideout Festival in Croatia recently, I noticed how different festivals abroad are to those here in the UK. The first major difference was not needing wellies abroad as festivals outside of the UK usually avoid mud altogether, unlike my trips to Glastonbury in 2010 and 2011 – you could be going to pool parties in beach… View Post

As I write this, many of my friends (or their younger siblings) are probably waking up feeling a bit worse for wear. Tiger Tiger Croydon is no more after closing its doors for the final time earlier this morning. First it was Black Sheep, then Shoosh and then Yates’s. Yes, Westfield is coming and… View Post

In 2013, during a period “in between jobs”, I took a short two week course on Global Development and the “Global South”. I must stress that I am no eco-warrior. Nor was I particularly selfless or world-conscious beforehand but a family friend of mine, Benny Dembitzer, who runs the course recommended it to me.… View Post

Image produced by Dan Williams courtesy of Ross Kemp Folds Tumblr Ross James Belshaw Kemp was born in Barking, East London in 1964 and later attended drama school. He then went on to be one half of the Mitchell Brothers in the TV soap Eastenders. His ex-wife and former editor of The Sun, Rebekah Wade… View Post