Interview With Brand New Pole School London Pole Dance

Italian pole dancer and studio owner Lucia Balestreri has recently launched London Pole Dance, a new Italian style pole school in London, near Finchley Road. Here’s my Q&A with Lucia, where she tells me all about the new school and the new pole competition she’s bringing to the UK. UPDATE: This post was written BEFORE … More Interview With Brand New Pole School London Pole Dance

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Måneskin: The Hottest Italian Band Right Now Was in London Last Week

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen a bunch of gig videos posted on my channels last weekend and wonder wtf was going on. The videos were from Måneskin gig at London’s OSLO Hackney. Måneskin are an Italian band that sing both in Italian and in English, and this is why you should … More Måneskin: The Hottest Italian Band Right Now Was in London Last Week

Floating therapy at The Floatworks

I read somewhere that floating therapy was all the rage to combat stress and anxiety, so I floated for an hour at The Floatworks in Vauxhall. Here’s what I thought about it. My mental health If you follow my blog you probably know I have anxiety, depression, PTSD and that I’m a cocktail of egomania and … More Floating therapy at The Floatworks

Q&A with Cecilia Gragnani from Diary of An Expat

As an Italian Londoner, I’m always interested in hearing about other expats’ journey, especially if they’re from my country. So when I heard that Cecilia Gragnani, a fellow Italian Londoner, was about to star in a one-woman-show about being an expat, I knew I had to speak to her. Diary of an Expat When she … More Q&A with Cecilia Gragnani from Diary of An Expat

The Best House Party Ever

On Thursday night I went to The Little Blue Door Fulham‘s launch and it was the best house party ever. Here’s what to expect from this one-of-a-kind uhm… flat? Restaurant? Heaven? The House Party Imagine going to a house party. Now imagine that the house party isn’t at your mate’s John’s house, in some random … More The Best House Party Ever

An Evening Of Meat Launch

Bacon, table performers, darkness and wine: the launch night of An Evening of Meat, an immersive dining experience at The Vaults, had everything a pole dancer might ever want from life. Read on to find out more about this one-of-a-kind project. Me & Meat Yes, I went to a night called An Evening of Meat … More An Evening Of Meat Launch

Persepolis Pole Project

Last week, on International Women’s Day, I went to an unusual panel where pole dancers and researchers talked about being a woman in Islington. The panel launched the Persepolis Pole Project, a female-led arts and cultural pole dance project fusing modern pole dance artistry into traditional theatrical entertainment. I spoke to its founder, Ayana Setareh, to … More Persepolis Pole Project

B Bakery Vegan Afternoon Tea

On a rainy Friday afternoon, my friend Faded Spring and I went to review the new addition to the B Bakery’s Afternoon Tea Bus Tour‘s offering: a vegan menu. Here’s what went down on that red double-decker. The last time I went to the B Bakery’s Bus Tour was in 2015. I remembered it as … More B Bakery Vegan Afternoon Tea