A dark room. Uncomfortable figures are seated in a semi-circle on plastic chairs, fiddling nervously with cups, jewelry or anything else that is close to hand. A man enters the room and smiles welcomingly, but receives only glassy stares in return. He nods at one of the hunched figures and motions for them to stand.
You be the secretary and I'll be the lawyer. OK?
Has it really already been 10 years since Shoreditch shoved aside Notting Hill and Soho and established itself as the centre of London 'cool'?
When you hear this song played, you automatically think of the 1960s, the decade of turmoil. Vietnam. Assassinations. War protests. You also think of the musical Hair, which originally premiered on Broadway and in the West End in 1968.
Three months have gone by since I have re-entered the corporate world and discarded the mantle of a lady of leisure.
Mainstream news reports have recently noted that New York’s murder rate has jumped 20% in the first quarter of 2010.
Our manager does not work. We, meaning my 11 colleagues and I, are convinced that he does not perform actual work activities during the day. That is next to reading the newspaper and checking the performance of his enormous stock portfolio.
It was not so long ago that any London pub which specialised in ales and bitters tended to be frequented by people of a more 'earthy' nature. Criminals, in other words.
Gusty winds and pouring rain in freezing temperatures. That would be Easter 2010 in London then. The BA and rail strikes were to follow, offering an equally optimistic outlook. So what's a Londoner to do?
Twenty-first Century man may have it pretty hard in a post-feminist world, and this is only amplified by the increasing number of accusations levied at the male population that chivalry is in fact dead in the water.
Wes Anderson’s delightful trifle conceals a depth of feeling – emotional and political – which means it stands out among the director’s back catalogue, and this year’s crop of movies
Warner Bros. and DC Comics' villains as heroes movie announces its cast.
This months top 10 tunes that will push you through to Christmas.