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EXCLUSIVE: ​Mayor of Seoul Interview

July 25, 2019

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In early June, I headed out to South Korea for the DMZ Peace Train Festival and Conference, where the Mayor, Park Won-Soon gave 15 minutes of his time to talk to me exclusively about the festival, plans for the city and his $100m pledge to make Seoul a music hub, in the wake of BTS […]

China 2016 Part 2 – Beijing

January 29, 2017

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The transit from Shanghai to Beijing from the very start was the journey from hell. I left my hostel with a throat infection and feeling feverish, dripping with sweat as I boarded my Metro train to catch my scheduled Bullet Train. Time is running against me to catch my said Bullet train with barely minutes […]

Choosing Love and Yoga with Palestinians in the Canary Islands

August 19, 2016

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I came to Fuerteventura looking for yoga and sun; I returned home feeling loved with a new family.

David Sye Interview – part 2

April 28, 2016

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Following on from Part 1 of the interview with Yogabeats founder David Sye, here’s part 2, where we’re sat just after dinner, talking about why he doesn’t give a shit for yoga, being threatened with a lynching at an anti-fur event and the future of the collective consciousness. Can you talk me through the initiative […]

David Sye Interview Part 1

March 28, 2016

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Back in November I spent a week in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands at a yoga retreat, as part of a humanitarian campaign called Yogabeats. The objective, via raising £17,000 – to pay for visas and a safe passage out of the West Bank – through crowdfunding and other means of fundraising, was to bring […]

Film Review: Ex Machina

February 5, 2015

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Ex Machina is in equal parts elegant, minimal and sexy.

Interview: Ady Croasdell of 6T’s 100 Club Shows

December 19, 2014

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Keeping the faith 35 years on with Northern Soul stalwart, Ady Croasdell.

If Bitcoin’s the answer, what’s the question?

October 9, 2014

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Finally, here is a store of wealth that’s suited to the 21st century. It’s certainly far better than a bit of plastic. What could be simpler?

Why I Love The Smiths

September 19, 2014

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The Smiths formed because they walked home in the rain too much so it goes. But they were the songs that saved my life.

1 is the loneliest number. But it doesn’t have to be.

August 27, 2014

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Being self-defeatist is a hurdle we must and can jump over. But it takes a positive mindset, the right support and help to do so.