Hackney Downs

Popping up and cropping up in Hackney Downs

Popping up and cropping up in Hackney Downs

Buying a house can be a stressful experience.  Hectic enough with packing, renovations, vulpine estate agents and being able to afford the bloody thing, let alone deciding to throw undercover events for all and sundry in your new living room. But this is exactly what Gabriel Prokofiev has done. Grandson of Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev, […]








 

Pembury Estate teenager turns Cambridge down

Pembury Estate teenager turns Cambridge down

He’s been offered places at six universities including Cambridge, but  17 year old Franklyn Addo is seriously considering London School of Economics, where he will study sociology. Explaining to Hackney Hive his choice of LSE over Cambridge, he said: “I really love London and I don’t want to leave. Besides, it would be hard to […]