Stories hidden within databases –Are Hollywood movies true or false?

The website ‘information is beautiful’ has a page “Based on a true true story?” which analyses Hollywood films, scene by scene and states whether the events that happened in the scene are ‘true, true-ish, false-ish or false’. Each of these options are colour coded, making it easy for the reader to see an overview of […]

Tate Modern: Magic Realism in Weimar Germany makes you feel a whirlwind of emotions!

“A man paints with his brains and not with his hands” Michelangelo I have never been much of an artist myself, but I have learned to appreciate it. My uncle whom also lives in London, is a big fan of art and has a Tate Modern membership that allows him to bring an extra person. […]

John Otagburuagu: A story of deportation and optimism

Forced to abandon his unborn son, John Otagburuagu came to London four years ago with nothing and through sheer determination has built a successful business. Georgina Blackwell has been to meet him and share his tale of deportation and optimism. John Otagburuagu, owner of Black Cowboy Coffee and Waffles, outside Elephant and Castle shopping centre, […]

Residents angered by council for misuse of Southwark Park

Southwark residents asked the Council to cancel the ‘Alice in Winterland’ event as this would mean a 2.5-month closure of Southwark Park to the public. An unsuccessful petition was created on the 19th of September 2018 and at the time of writing, over 600 people have signed. Rosie Beattie who started the petition said she […]

McLaren House: Students getting waxy over candle issue

There’s no enjoying the delicious scent of a candle in McLaren house due to the fire safety hazard but inspector promises to tackle everyones candles next time.  On the of 31st of October Block A of McLaren House, one of London South Bank University’s student accommodations, had room inspections. The rooms are inspected to ensure […]

Raw profile: John Otagburuagu

John Otagburuagu is standing in his horsebox which is surrounded by a small marquee with a set of four tables, each with two chairs. The horsebox is wonderfully decorated with things that he was given by his customers such as art pieces, figurines and plants. I sit down at one of the tables after ordering […]

Southwark Council offering free parking to help support local businesses!

Southwark council spreading the word about #SmallBizSatUK in order to support local businesses and get people to shop at them! This weekend coming up, on the 1st of December is the 6th year of ‘Small Biz Sat UK’. The aim is “to support, promote and inspire small business all year round” and is done all […]

Residents want Southwark Council to reinvest park hire fees back into the Park!

A petition has started for the reinvestment of Southwark park hire fees back into Southwark park and so far 28 people have signed the petition, with 100 being the goal. The petition explains how Southwark Council hires out the park. Using it for events, film-making and other commercial activity. This “restricts access to, and can […]