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The ladies of Stamford Hill keeping it real with wage control

The ladies of Stamford Hill keeping it real with wage control

I have to admit one of my biggest and time-consuming guilty pleasures is Twitter, where I have several accounts. There is Hackney Hive, my business account, my personal one and my favorite most used one which can be in-politically correct, many times crossing the boundaries of decency and even straying into problems with the law […]

Hackney remembers on International Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Hackney remembers on International Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Hackney residents are invited to remember those who suffered during the Nazi killing regime and in subsequent genocides around the world as part of International Holocaust Memorial Day. This year’s event, on 27 January, marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration camp, while 2015 is the 20th anniversary year […]

From Hackney to Vodka Baron (well almost)

From Hackney to Vodka Baron (well almost)

He’s been described as  ‘Borat in reverse’ but Dan Edelstyn is a one of a kind.  Adventurer, visionary, documentary and film maker, entrepreneur, self proclaimed time traveler and fantasist.  Fantasist?  Young Edelstyn believed he could meet up with the father he lost at a young age, through time travel. But it’s Edelstyn’s current projects, that […]