Coppa Club brings Igloo’s back to Tower Bridge

Expect sparkling views, cozy blankets and  festive cocktails.  Instagrammers get ready: the  giant igloos are popping up all over the shop this winter, and it’s no surprise given how mad everyone went for them last year. The photo-loving folk of London went absolutely bonkers for the riverside huts, with extra staff hired just to cope with the…read more

LSBU to robotise new library

 by Laura Finkler  Perry Library on the LSBU campus (c) Laura Finkler Future LSBU students are in for a surprise. From as soon as next year they could be served by robots in the new Library on Borough Road.  In an attempt to make the university’s campus part of the massively evolving neighbourhood of Elephant…read more

The effects of Brexit on Canada Water

JLDN reporter George Timberlake went to Canada Water to investigate how local businesses are being affected by Brexit.  

Student Finance: How are we meant to survive?

University is supposed to be the time of your life – but students are struggling with the insufficient amount of student finance available to them.     

“If i leave everything is gonna fall apart” – Marie Coffi : Rotherhithes most important french

  For 30 Years Marie Coffi has been serving a good cause with the Friends of Southwark Park and there is absolutely no end in sight.   As soon as I meet the french woman I notice the energy that she seems to radiate. Friendly she shakes my hand and greets me with a ”…read more

Spellbound : A Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Review

by Laura Finkler Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne invites us on a journey of unfortunate events, that lead to the rescue of 1920’s wizarding New York City. A prequel of sorts, the film revolves around shy magizoologist Newt Scamander who travels to America to bring one of his beloved beasts back home. That plan crumbles soon…read more

Rotherhithe Skate Gate – Why are you against us?

by Laura Finkler    Skating culture in London is threatened to die out, with the councils increasingly closing down public spaces.  Jason and his friends get a thrill out of performing skateboard tricks on the Canada Water platform. Street skating brings a more unpredictable and exciting landscape than purpose-built skate parks. It is also not…read more

“The Snail” by Matisse Review : L’escargot or Let’s go?

by Laura Finkler    “The snail” by french artist Matisse hangs in the Boiler House of the Tate Modern Gallery in Pimlico. Created in 1953, it showcases different pieces of what seems like chunks of  colourful paper surrounded by an orange border.  What’s the big deal about a painting that looks like a 3 year…read more

“Not Pitch Perfect but close to it” : A review

PITCH PERFECT  is a joy to watch as a comedy , which wraps you up in belly laughs and catchy songs and makes whatever ails you seem far, far away.   Like Mean Girls and Clueless before it, Pitch Perfect takes what ought to be a story with limited appeal and makes it so hilarious…read more

Rotherhithe – A hidden gem of “real London”

Rotherhithe is a residential area located in the borough of Southwark and has the postcode SE16. It surrounds Canada Water and Surrey Quays. Between Bermondsey to the west and Deptford to the south east Rotherhithe is a very historically driven place. In 2011 the population of Rotherhithe was 13,743, which is made up of approximately 51% females…read more

Coppa Club brings Igloo’s back to Tower Bridge

Expect sparkling views, cozy blankets and  festive cocktails.  Instagrammers get ready: the  giant igloos are popping up all over the shop this winter, and it’s no surprise given how mad everyone went for them last year. The photo-loving folk of London went absolutely bonkers for the riverside huts, with extra staff hired just to cope with the…read more

LSBU to robotise new library

 by Laura Finkler  Perry Library on the LSBU campus (c) Laura Finkler Future LSBU students are in for a surprise. From as soon as next year they could be served by robots in the new Library on Borough Road.  In an attempt to make the university’s campus part of the massively evolving neighbourhood of Elephant…read more

Spellbound : A Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Review

by Laura Finkler Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne invites us on a journey of unfortunate events, that lead to the rescue of 1920’s wizarding New York City. A prequel of sorts, the film revolves around shy magizoologist Newt Scamander who travels to America to bring one of his beloved beasts back home. That plan crumbles soon…read more

Rotherhithe Skate Gate – Why are you against us?

by Laura Finkler    Skating culture in London is threatened to die out, with the councils increasingly closing down public spaces.  Jason and his friends get a thrill out of performing skateboard tricks on the Canada Water platform. Street skating brings a more unpredictable and exciting landscape than purpose-built skate parks. It is also not…read more

“The Snail” by Matisse Review : L’escargot or Let’s go?

by Laura Finkler    “The snail” by french artist Matisse hangs in the Boiler House of the Tate Modern Gallery in Pimlico. Created in 1953, it showcases different pieces of what seems like chunks of  colourful paper surrounded by an orange border.  What’s the big deal about a painting that looks like a 3 year…read more

“Not Pitch Perfect but close to it” : A review

PITCH PERFECT  is a joy to watch as a comedy , which wraps you up in belly laughs and catchy songs and makes whatever ails you seem far, far away.   Like Mean Girls and Clueless before it, Pitch Perfect takes what ought to be a story with limited appeal and makes it so hilarious…read more

Rotherhithe – A hidden gem of “real London”

Rotherhithe is a residential area located in the borough of Southwark and has the postcode SE16. It surrounds Canada Water and Surrey Quays. Between Bermondsey to the west and Deptford to the south east Rotherhithe is a very historically driven place. In 2011 the population of Rotherhithe was 13,743, which is made up of approximately 51% females…read more