Highlights

When Celebrity Becomes Too Much To ‘Bear’
Posted in: Books, Editorial, Highlights, Movies & TV Shows, People

Everyone feels they have a good book in them. Even those who can’t write! And with Christmas festivities over and the new year bringing with it hope and new energy, the frustrated authors amongst us find renewed impetus to tackle those elusive first pages of our magnum opus. But making your name as a writer […]

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Features

From Rock Musician to Film Composer: Danny Jackson Tackles a ‘Blackout’ Thriller
Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Drama & Theatre, Features, Movies & TV Shows, People

SOUND MAESTRO Danny Jackson is more used to taking the stage at rock gigs as lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for experimental rock band Vali Ohm but in recent years he has switched his sound and music skills to the film industry as a sound editor and film score composer. He has now been appointed […]

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Reviews

Rooftop Dining: Coq d’Argent (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

The blazing British summer and Covid cautions make rooftop dining in the open air much more desirable. The Coq d’Argent in Bank is a French restaurant that is a class above the rest in that department. The summer weather will, no doubt, encourage British diners to try outdoor dining and help support the UK hospitality […]

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Diarist

  • 23 Feb: Birthdate of London Diarist Samuel Pepys
    Posted in: Features, People

    Despite his undoubted standing during the English Restoration, Samuel Pepys’ place in history would have been unremarkable were it not for his private London diaries completed from 1660-1669 and which eventually became public property. Born in Salisbury Court, Fleet Street in 1633 into a family of MPs and Lord Justices, the privileges of social class […]