As the rain, cold and wind penetrate multiple layers of clothing to remind us that winter is coming, let’s hold on to the last rays of sunshine and the warm English summer. Cornwall is a rugged, beautifully framed, Picasso painting on a seaside canvas. A place like no other. The small streets, the seagulls, the smell of the sea and the cool breeze beating that summer heat, everything reminds us of a perfect summer vacation. This is probably why Gordon Ramsay bought a house and moved up there, so be prepared to see the celebrity chef casually taking a stroll on the beach. (tip: he once visited chef Paul Ainsworth at his No 6 restaurant so make sure you hang around for celebrity sightseeing). I recently visited Cornwall with some of my friends. We stayed in Penzance, a small Cornis
Words and Photos: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Harrison Hindle There was a time when “English Summer” was a punchline. But with the nationwide heatwave set to continue another week (albeit with slightly lower temperatures), that time feels like a distant memory. The question then becomes - how best to make use of a genuine London Summer? This isn’t a beach city, nor is it famous for its outdoors scenery. Not to mention, of course, that it’s one of the most expensive places on earth. Well, the solution is here: morning walks. I know those two words aren’t exactly relaxing ones, but there’s a lot to be said for walking through a London summer. For one, it’s cheap, and, for another, you can avoid the stinking, sweaty, sodden crowds that plague the tube and the buses this time of year
Behind the problems with their record labels, the struggles of touring, but also the huge crowd at Coachella and their new album This Life, Vol.1 we met up with lead singer Chris Caines at their headline show in London at Kentish Town. You'll hear about this band more often so watch out! You're always on the road. Are you ever gonna relax and take some time for your selves? We have a month off which we're going to use to chill, and write. Then it's festivals season. Starting from the beginning of your career. How did you guys start jamming out? We all met at university and none of us had done music, we just loved music. What were you guys doing? Various things, Ben was doing cultural studies and creative writing if I am not wrong, Dave was doing psychology and I was doing...
December is the most tempting month of the year to leave the country in search of much-needed heat. In some ways it might be true that ‘no one does Christmas quite like London’, but there's something special about whisking away to escape the bitter cold. Swapping winter chills and cracked blue lips for sun-kissed skin and sandy toes was never a bad idea. With Christmas fast approaching, we have gathered a small collection of the best holiday destinations for last-minute getaways that will truly give you the travel experience of a lifetime. 1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Average temperature: 28°C Rio prides itself in being gloriously hot during London’s winter season, not to mention its stunning beaches along the coast of the South Atlantic Ocean. Brazilians are known for their infec