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Sodo Pizza Cafe, Clapton

I’ve been wanting to try this place for ages, as it’s so close to where I live I kept putting it off because I could go there any time – this logic makes no sense! 287 more words


Dancing heals the soul: bank holiday weekend on a budget!

August bank holiday weekend! Was so close to not going out, was skint, should I be sensible and stay home?

On top of that Carnival cynicism is strong but after going every year since I first went in ’99 I’ve honoured the magic of that experience by my annual return. 383 more words



The Moth Club August 27th 2016

Slowcoaches were the last band of the night. For the first half of their set there was a big pit of (mostly) women, dancing and good-humoured jostling. 87 more words


We're Taking Part at Feminist Solidarity Fest and it Looks Amazing!

On the 4th September, Fourth Wave: London Feminist Activists are holding their 2nd Feminist Solidarity Fest at Hackney Downs, and we’re incredible excited to be having a stall there! 397 more words

Baby swimming lessons in London

One of the few classes I wanted to get the baby enrolled on was swimming lessons. I want him to have some confidence in the water, and as he loves bath time it seemed to be a good idea. 317 more words

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Pregnant woman beaten and robbed while she was in labour

A man violently attacked and robbed a heavily pregnant woman in broad daylight, when she was on her way to hospital to give birth.

Patience Chukwu was rushing to Homerton Hospital in Hackney at around 9am on June 26, when she stopped to lean against a wall on Leadale Road for support. 429 more words