David Bowie

Music legend David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after battling cancer for 18 months. In a statement released on the star’s Facebook page, his family said he had passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones after battling the disease since 2014. He may be remembered for his influence on music culture,…

My favourite paste of time

A wander around the back streets of London always unearths some great street art but it also unearths some wheat pastes, paste-ups and stencils too. Two main hotspots for this type of work are Blackall Street and the lanes just off Brick Lane. Below are a selection from these areas featuring artists like Mr Farenheit,…

Blackall back passage

Heading towards Hoxton and slightly off the main street is a back passage called Blackall Street. It’s essentially a back lane with all the buildings backing onto it hence creating a large canvas up both sides of the ‘street’ On each visit it seems to be a favourite for the numerous ‘street art tours’ that…