A History of London Coffee —- Part Three: The Scene is Set

2007 – A World Barista Championship win and the birth of Square Mile You may remember part one of our history of London coffee which set up the backstory before 2000. Part two took us up to the end of 2006. Now, are you sitting comfortably for part three?   In January 2007 Jorge Fernandez who had worked alongside Gwilym Davies at Monmouth set up […]

Ten albums from 2017

Let’s get straight to the point, Rapsody made the record of 2017, fulfilling the promise of previous albums and especially those incredible guest appearances with such as Kendrick Lamar with a brilliant hip-hop album – vital and enjoyable from start to finish. Lyrically, and in terms of delivery, Rapsody holds her own with anybody. What […]

16 albums from 2016

2016 was a challenging year, but a great year for music. I’ll choose 16 albums for you that rocked my world and some other highlights too. Feel free to comment with your choices… Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book Full of light and life, this was a record of joy and optimism, combining hip-hop and […]