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A New Day – A Poem by J.L

Just like the shedding of a snake’s skin Or the sands of the hour glass I'm sure some of y'all know where that's from Times are changing When the sun is in the sky we are told Rise, work, be fruitful,...
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Tate Modern Review

The Tate Modern is a love/hate institution for many people, where school groups go to spend the day in a warehouse to get them out of the classroom, culminating in a wander around an overpriced gift shops to...
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Media representation matters!

    Do you see yourself in your favourite characters? The heroes? Or are you a villain? Are you invisible? The films and books that we enjoy as people- people of colour, people who are...
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Why your slang is changing English

Every young person using social media is directly contributing to the evolution of the English language. Not something you hear every day, huh? You might hear politicians, academics or teachers...
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Made in Lambeth auditions!

I've been peer-mentoring on an events project for the past couple of months SE1 United in partnership with Brook and YOS. It's similar to the Udderbelly Academy but a little bit shorter and so far...
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Something Real

Can you hold a conversation without relating to sex? Is your mind only focused on what we’re gonna do next? Count to ten then tell me the first thing that comes to your mind. Is it kissing my...
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Hot ways to get around London….

Now I know the days of feeling like a tourist are over for a lot of us who have been in London for a while now, but I'm sure that we still get lost too many times to count; I know sure as Hell that I do, and...
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Make-up

Foundation? Oh that thing I use to cover up my blemishes? And the lipstick I wear that never finishes. Don’t forget the blusher to create a glow, It gives my cheeks a colour far prettier than a...
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Review: Transpose Halloween at ULU

CN Lester's Transpose events, somewhat of a legendary community gathering, have been bringing a monthly splash of trans/queer cabaret and performance to London since earlier this year. Last Saturday at ULU,...
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Rediscovering my heritage

I haven't always been a person of colour. White passing and living predominantly in a white middle class suburb of London, I have never felt 'connected' to my African heritage, despite being brought up by...
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Friday Night Freak Show

I had the chance to watch EastEnd Cabaret back in Edinburgh last year, so for me this was a refresher on why I love comedy and why I love Udderbelly, London Wonderground and the Southbank Centre, and all the...
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Lillian Bassman

Since this is a cultural blog of all things arts, culture and life. I thought I'd share with you my favorite artists. Lillian Bassman, an American photographer. Her works are breathtakingly beautiful....
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Three Brothers

I remember three brothers I remember the first brother, he’s a bright day, a day full of joy, where kids play on the streets until 1am in the morning without a fear. But that day people couldn’t say...
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Barba

Hi everyone, on the 3rd of August I went to see an exhibition in the Oxo Tower under the name of “Barba” and  dedicated in memory of Bruno Melling. It’s a photography exhibition focused on barber...