Shopping and Fucking

Shopping and Fucking

Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping and Fucking hit British theatre like a punch from an angry junkie. Twenty years later it’s been revived at the Hammersmith Lyric. Can it still pack a…
Finland

Finland

I arrived in Helsinki via Finnair, early on a Saturday night. Despite checking weather reports, the Arctic chill proved a bracing surprise. The city was quietly blanketed under a thick…
Lee Anderson

Lee Anderson

It was the early ‘90s when our paths first crossed. When I got a job at Trade, Lee was already an established legend. He’d be outside, working the guest list;…
Athens

Athens

Greece may be going through some economic turmoil, but Athens remains a dazzling city that boasts the historic beauty of The Acropolis and wild nightlife for LGBT party animals, says…
Glimmer

Glimmer

I wrote this short story for the ‘Exhibitionists: Photosoirée No.3. fanzine. The theme was ‘Glimmer’. Martin sipped on his vodka and Tesco Value orange juice and continued to blend the…
Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade Aka Susana Ventura is a performance artist, author and experimental theatre practitioner. She’s been kicking against conformity since the ’60s. Penny’s kept her radical roots, refused to censor…
The Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum

Regardless of the legal complexities and fears of ‘setting a precedent’ we should return the Parthenon marbles, says Stewart Who? When I first came to Athens in ’87, Stuart Laing…
Cusp

Cusp

I wrote this short story for the ‘Exhibitionists: Photosoirée No.2. fanzine. The theme was ‘Cusp’. As Sadie and Jonathan staggered out the door of Longwave Bar and into the crowds…
John Lydon- Not So Rotten

John Lydon- Not So Rotten

John Lydon a.k.a Johnny Rotten is best known as the raucous lead singer of the Sex Pistols. There’s no doubt the band have left a cultural legacy that makes them…