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The Queen is Dead, Long Live… Prince Charles III?
Arts and Entertainment / review / Theatre

The Queen is Dead, Long Live… Prince Charles III?

It’s perhaps a controversial headline but that is the central conceit of “King Charles III”, currently showing at the Almeida Theatre and surely destined for a longer run elsewhere. If (or I’m afraid, dear, sensitive reader – when) the Queen departs us and Prince Charles, becomes monarch, what would that look like? What would it mean for … Continue reading

Jenius Social… a genius idea … opening soon!
Competition / Food / Going Out / Interviews / Venue

Jenius Social… a genius idea … opening soon!

Jenius Social is an exciting new social culinary experience opening up in Holloway road. Jen (founder) explained to us what the fuss is all about… Jen has two passions: FOOD and SOCIALISING, so she’s put them together to set up Jenius Social. “Food plays a huge part in my culture [Jen is Australian-Chinese] and brings family and friends together. Nowadays, people … Continue reading

A Shocking Islington Murder… You’ve Probably Never Heard Of!
Arts and Entertainment / History / Interviews

A Shocking Islington Murder… You’ve Probably Never Heard Of!

In fitting circumstances, David Vaughan first heard about Celestina Sommer at a family funeral. What first grabbed his interest was that crime occurred in Linton Street, a stone’s throw from Arlington Avenue in Islington, where a family member owns a house and David has visited many times. How was it that such a significant crime … Continue reading

60% of London’s singletons hiding in Islington … here are some first-date ideas!
Food / Going Out

60% of London’s singletons hiding in Islington … here are some first-date ideas!

Grab some food at: Gallipoli Bazaar – Upper Street: One of three “Gallipoli”-brand eating houses within stumbling distance of each other, this one has a warm, sultry atmosphere, with a nice space on the front pavement to smoke shisha… weather permitting, of course! Public House – Islington Park Street: Tucked away on a side street just … Continue reading