Day: 11 November 2014

The First Ten Years of H&M Designer Collaborations

By Charlotte Stringer, Style Editor at STYLIGHT.co.uk With mass-hysteria last week as Alexander Wang x H&M hit stores worldwide, the collection was the latest in a long line of designer collaborations with the Swedish high street brand, 10 years’ worth, in fact. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of high end ...

Don’t be swayed by The Sway

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic In London, the land of the real deal, poor imitations stick out like a sore thumb. Described as being a 'stylish nightclub with 1970s-themed disco, a club room and restaurant with an eclectic menu', The Sway is more akin to a Wetherspoons ...

Kurdistan – a beautiful part of the world worth fighting for

By Henry Austin There’s a phrase in the Kurdistan region of Iraq: “Those days when we had no friends but the mountains.” It speaks to a time when as a people they had nowhere else to seek shelter from oppression, most recently from the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein. Today ...

Remembrance Day: A Time to Remember . . . and Learn!

By J T Coombes   www.globalmagnacarta.com    @GMagnaCarta As I once again watched the Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph, for the first time in six and a half decades a part of me felt a violent sense of anger that truly shocked me. As I sought answers to why ...

A Pacifist’s Guide to Remembrance Day

A Pacifist’s Guide to Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is a tricky time of year for pacifists. How do you pay your respects to all those who fell in the World Wars without subscribing to the propagandist nature of remembrance, the glorification of war and the unavoidable political entwinement of it all?  Armistice Day is a celebration ...