Tag: london

  • Those who Dare to Hope

    Those who Dare to Hope

    About a twelve-minute walk away from Westminster is the MI5 building. On an ordinary day, one would pass by it without giving much thought. But today was different. A few hundred metres away from the building lay Extinction Rebellion’s latest climate strike. Among the scores of protestors stood a tall, cheerful old man with a…

  • The Magical Deceit (Exhibition review)

    The Magical Deceit (Exhibition review)

    All photos courtesy of the Wellcome Collection. Everyone loved magic when they were little. Grand spectacles and fantastic miracles, magicians seemed to have powers mere mortals couldn’t dream of possessing. We could watch a pencil disappear into thin air and would be convinced that something supernatural was at play. Everything is different now. As adults,…

  • Heroin or Sugar? Man faces sweet justice

    Heroin or Sugar? Man faces sweet justice

    In a bizarre turn of events, Hackney man was arrested for possessing sugar thinking it was drugs.