Music: Amanda Palmer at Koko

Yeah yeah, I know what you’re thinking. Do I ever go and see any other musician EXCEPT Amanda Palmer? The answer is probably, ‘No’. This is the 3rd glitter fuelled, hilariously ridiculous outing to see Ms Palmer and her Grand…

Music: Amanda Palmer – Village Underground, 20/06/12

You may have read a lot about Amanda Palmer recently. She’s been popping up in articles, discussions and white papers all over the internet due to the amazing fan-powered success of her recent Kickstarter campaign. Through the sheer love from…

Music: Bitter Ruin, Jamboree – 25/05/12

I’ve written about Bitter Ruin before, and they really are one of the most exciting bands breaking the mold at the moment. Their blend of delicate goth ballads are moving, shocking and intense – and when you consider it’s just…

Food: Ceviche

If I asked you to name a national Peruvian dish, could you honestly answer? Everyone know Argentina for their steaks, and Mexico for their tacos and tequila, but Peru’s food isn’t as obvious. It turns out it’s ceviche, the dish…

Music: Blood Red Shoes, Heaven 03/05/12

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about a Brighton based male-female duo performing at Heaven. It seems it’s the place to hold a gig  if you fit that particular description. But this isn’t another gush about the wonderful Bitter…

Music: Florence & the Machine – Alexandra Palace, 08/03/12

Florence Welch has a voice that is impossible to sing along to. It’s just too pitch perfect, hitting notes that are so far out of my range I fear I’d damage myself if I even attempted them. I worried that…

Shopping: Laura Ashley for Uniqlo Shopping Event

Forget Topshop and Mary Katrantzou or H&M and David Beckham, my favourite high street collaboration at the moment is Uniqlo and Laura Ashley. I was mega excited when I heard about it 1) because I love floral and Laura Ashley…

Fashion: My 1st London Fashion Week Experience

As much as I love reading the glossies and perusing fashion blogs, I never imagined that I’d get to experience a real catwalk show. Thanks to the miracles of Twitter I somehow won a competition to see a show at…

Explore: Dr Who Experience

As anyone who knows me will tell you, I am a closet geek. Well, closet in the way that I don’t wear massive glasses or know Klingon. Aside from that I’m pretty out and proud in my geekiness. Interrupt me…