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How Twitter is Taking on Trolling And Free Speech

“Free speech is meaningless unless it tolerates the speech that we hate” So said Henry Hyde, US politician, defender of Reagan, adulterer and hypoc...

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New Opening Alert: Lucknow 49 on Maddox Street

A couple of people I know swear by DUM Biryani in Soho. Which is a whole lot better than swearing at it, obviously. For me, it remains on my list –...

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Zerowaste: Upcycling in Fashion

Sustainability is an obsolete concept. It’s enough to read through the corresponding section on the H&M website in order to prove this: in thre...

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PSA: Multiply’s Best Pension Options for Self-Employed People

Vivek Madlani, Co-founder and CEO of Multiply comments on the increase in workplace pension contributions from last week; “Once again the governmen...

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Beating Anxiety and Bouncing Back in Life

Anxiety can hit anyone, and if you’re a freelancer you might be especially prone to this mental health problem, because of the constant worries tha...

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Spring

Writing in the third instalment of her seasonal quartet, Spring, the inimitable Ali Smith asks, ‘That time again, is it?’ Spring has sprung and we’...

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Save The Internet

You know that time in Wyoming when you wanted to take a picture of a rabbit, but you couldn’t because it was March and taking pictures of rabbits b...

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Problems Facing Web Developers

As an influencer on Instagram in a web development and web design niche with a community of over half a million followers, I get a lot of questions...

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BFI Flare stands out as a resoundingly important celebration of queerness

Who would’ve thought that the next big eighties throwback would be Section 28? This is hyperbole to an extent, but the recent events in Birmi...

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The Glade at Sketch

 Sketch is not somewhere that would usually be on my radar. I’ve probably written before about my fear of places full of the thin and beautiful – m...

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Lessons from Hidden Business Owners: Sex Workers

Under the dark mist of criminalisation, a legal situation which leads to dangerous levels of marginalisation, the day-to-day realities of prostitut...

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Serena Lee on Sustainable Living

Living a sustainable lifestyle is all about the journey – it would be impossible to make every switch overnight, and I think it can be quite ...

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Party Through the Panic

It feels like we’re treading water in the riptide of History. It’s dizzying, disorienting and subtly ethereal. Where are the Archivists? Are we rel...

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Gird Your Loins! Fashion Direction is not what you imagine

The most popular question I am asked about working in fashion – “is it like The Devil Wears Prada?” The answer is no. Well maybe a little. Wo...

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The Talking Points for BFI Flare

As a city with a thriving gay community, London has gestated a long-standing reputation for queer cinema. And, in this regard, BFI Flare is the unr...

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Sarap at the Sun & 13 Cantons

Unofficial rules of culinary London, no. 117: any pop-up at the Sun & 13 Cantons is going to be a cracker. Actually, I have no idea if that’s t...

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How To Power Through the Freelancing Dry Spells

There’s so much to love about being freelance. The freedom to manage your workload and take a stroll around the block whenever you feel like it, th...

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Bruce Chatwin and Commuting in the City

As a freelance writer, I spend most of my time working from home. When it comes to labour, my life is almost completely domestic: my routine takes ...

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Taking time off when you’re self-employed

Sometimes being a freelancer can really hinder your sense of time-off and self-care, and in some cases make it stop altogether. Unless you get a go...

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How to be a winning web developer and designer

Web designer is one of the most in-demand jobs in tech. The role is both exciting and challenging because to create excellent web experience you...

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