London Musings

London Musings

Amelia Amin  13.06.2016
A few weeks ago, after a stressful day at work in the city I came home to find Ed stretched happily across the sofa like a contented cat...
Learning the Ropes of the Creative Industries

Learning the Ropes of the Creative Industries

Marcus Davey  13.06.2016
In the 10 years since the Roundhouse reopened, youth unemployment has remained high and university fees have increased to an extraordinary...
Stunning Photo Series Of Everyday Items Taken Apart And Photographed

Stunning Photo Series Of Everyday Items Taken Apart And Photographed

Sophie Gallagher  13.06.2016
Ever wondered what the innards of a computer or a fire extinguisher looked like? A photographer from Toronto, Canada, has created a stunning...
Can an App Open Up the World to Children on the Autism Spectrum?

Can an App Open Up the World to Children on the Autism Spectrum?

Rachel Oliver  8.06.2016
That's how a child at the Rowan School in Sheffield, whose pupils all have a diagnosis of autism, described our circus show. The pupils...

Review: Summer Exhibition 2016, Royal Academy of Arts

Victoria Sadler  8.06.2016
This year, Richard Wilson, the British sculptor and Royal Academician, has coordinated a truly fantastic and exhilarating show full of...

Palestinian Student: 'Look at Us as Humans, Not Terrorists'

Rima Amin  6.06.2016
Graffiti artist Marck Emaya is a Fine Arts student at Dar al-Kalima University College Arts and Culture in Bethlehem. From childhood he...

Why We Need a Writing Version of London Fashion Week

Jennifer Tuckett  3.06.2016
Most of the events are free and each year our aim is going to be to focus on a different theme/ form of writing with the overall aim of...
The Musician Capturing the Sounds of Schizophrenia

The Musician Capturing the Sounds of Schizophrenia

Heenali Patel  1.06.2016
Rob attributes the happiness in his life to his relationship with Gill, his wife of 24 years. They met when Rob was in a psychiatric hospital...
Review: Idiot Verse by Keaton Henson

Review: Idiot Verse by Keaton Henson

Phil Brown  1.06.2016
"I am willing to pay due respect to the poetry of George Meredith, of Thomas Hardy, of DH Lawrence as part of their oeuvre, without conceding...
Artist's Beautiful Tribute To His Dead Cat Will Melt Your Heart

Artist's Beautiful Tribute To His Dead Cat Will Melt Your Heart

Natasha Hinde  1.06.2016
For years, digital artist Richard Saunders was inspired by his feline friend, Tolly.  After spotting a bush that looked like a sleeping...
Someone Put A Pair Of Glasses On The Floor Of A Museum And People Genuinely Thought It Was Modern Art

Someone Put A Pair Of Glasses On The Floor Of A Museum And People Genuinely Thought It Was Modern Art

Ryan Barrell  26.05.2016
It's not unusual to be in a museum and feel like people are cooing at artworks when it looks like nothing special - like when Tracey Emin...
How To Unlock Your Child's Creativity

How To Unlock Your Child's Creativity

Written by Mary Common  25.05.2016
We assume that creativity is an innate talent that only some children possess. But actually, all children have the ability to be creative,...
A Norwegian Mother Began Drawing the Funny Side of Parenting, and Landed a Book Deal

A Norwegian Mother Began Drawing the Funny Side of Parenting, and Landed a Book Deal

Harry Oram  25.05.2016
I love feel-good stories like this, and it all started 16 months ago when Jade started drawing these cartoons as a way of finding the funny...
Someone Has Painted A Giant Mural Of Donald Trump Snogging Boris Johnson In Bristol

Someone Has Painted A Giant Mural Of Donald Trump Snogging Boris Johnson In Bristol

Ryan Barrell  24.05.2016
A graffiti mural of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and former London Mayor Boris Johnson having a big ol' snog has appeared...