Winterville, Dec 6 2014

Winterville: naughty or nice?

Festive fun for the whole family that’s good for the local community; or a cynical exercise in Christmas commercialism by Tower Hamlets council to squeeze the most buck-bang out of Victoria Park? Like the magic lands at the top of the Faraway Tree, the swift rotation of events that arrive at Victoria Park can portend…

Friendly lumbersexuals at the Morgan Arms, Bow

Image via: thebolditalic.com In East London where I live, there are no shortage of beards. Some are trendified. Some are religious. All are intimidating. And, so it was at the Morgan Arms, near Mile End tube station in Tower Hamlets last night, I met with a plethora of beards, many well-groomed, some rather more dishevelled,…