Gentrification has caused London’s LGBT Soho to lose its diversity and sense of community. Gone are the niche sex shops, forgotten are the small book stores and the independent businesses are facing being wiped away completely. Gentrification is white-washing the rich and diverse culture that Soho is so well known for. The vibrant colours of […]
Tensions were high outside Parliament today as Brexit day came to a close with no signs of progress towards exiting the European Union. Pro-Brexit protestors caused traffic to be diverted as over 3,000 people swamped the roads and nearby Parliament Square. Protestors from the ‘Leave Means Leave’ campaign originally left Sunderland on March 16th, hoping […]
The London Olympics claimed that it would develop, rejuvenate and improve Stratford; providing better and affordable housing and a wealth of opportunities. 10 years on from the initial developments on the sites that would become the Olympic Park and East Village it’s a poignant time to reflect upon the gentrification and cost of the culture and students futures lost to a now-popular tourist spot.
Brexit changed the future of the United Kingdom in 2016 when the UK officially decided to leave the European Union, but who voted what? Political parties and local history play an important part of the statistics behind 31 years in the EU. Opinions can change like the wind; with 31 years of history in […]
Former Les Miserables star SuRie will represent the UK at this years Eurovision Song Contest. SuRie, real name Susanna Cork, will perform her song ‘Storm‘ in Lisbon at the Eurovision Song Contest after a vote cast by a panel of judges and the general public on BBC Two’s Eurovision: You Decide.
24 hour London Overground services begin running Fridays and Saturdays starting 15th December 2017. An all-night service will operate between New Cross Gate and Dalston Junction. A map of the new service was released earlier in the week, showing passengers where they can expect to travel for the nights out in the South East (Bermondsey) […]
The winter period is never a quiet one for drag queens – perhaps that’s when they are at their busiest with Christmas tours and cabaret shows weekly, there is never a dull moment. However, life for stars of hit US reality TV show ‘Rupaul’s Drag Race‘ are busy year. Writing on behalf of BOYBLUE Magazine, […]
La Porchetta Pollo Bar: the Italian restaurant at the heart of Soho we never knew we needed. When you enter La Porchetta Pollo Bar you aren’t presented with the usual faux Italian atmosphere and decoration that you would expect, you are instead welcomed with an unpretentious and cosy Italian serving up pizza and pasta dishes at […]