Inside Britain’s Secret Courts

Inside Britain’s Secret Courts

Investigatory Powers Tribunals are where you complain if you think the government is spying on you. They’re usually held behind closed doors but this year a few select public hearings have taken place, so I went to check one out. (Vice) Continue reading

Lost in the Dust

Lost in the Dust

For one week every year, a city rises out of the desolate Nevada desert to host the greatest party the planet has ever produced: Burning Man. (Lonely Planet Traveller) Continue reading

That Fiji Feeling

That Fiji Feeling

92 per cent of Fijian islanders say they’re ‘happy’ or ‘very happy’ with their lives, making their home the most content country on Earth. I travel to the Pacific island chain to find out what their secret is. (Lonely Planet Traveller) Continue reading

The Hills Are Alive!

The Hills Are Alive!

2020 marks 55 years since the world was transported to an Austrian meadow to hear Julie Andrews sing ‘The Sound of Music’. In Salzburg the magic of the musical vies with the true history of the von Trapps. (Lonely Planet Traveller) Continue reading

Glastonbury 2019: Extinction Parade

Glastonbury 2019: Extinction Parade

On Thursday afternoon at Glastonbury 2019, Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace and other environmental activists came together to march from The Park to the Stone Circle and call on political and business leaders to take urgent action against climate change. (NME) Continue reading

Ama Lou

Ama Lou

North-London native Ama Lou talks writing her own story, sneaking into open mic nights and embracing the unknown. (Notion) Continue reading

The History Boy

The History Boy

Andrew Bird tells me how answering Patti Smith’s political call to arms was pivotal to the creation of My Finest Work Yet. (The Line of Best Fit) Continue reading

Chuck D: Still Fighting The Power

Chuck D: Still Fighting The Power

Today, Chuck D descends on the UK with old-school hip hop heroes De La Soul and Wu Tang Clan for the Gods Of Rap tour. I went to Chuck’s campaign room in California to find him plotting his European offensive. (NME) Continue reading