Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity & fear

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...

The Gig Economy: Employment in the 21st Century

My old dad would never have clocked this trend. In his day you got a job and worked for the same company for the...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

The Small Stagey Boy: To Be, or Not To Be

Welcome to a new regular series for The Daily Spectacle. This is a sister series to my Mindfulness 101 series which will soon be restarting....

Restaurant review: Sakura Casual Dining, Holloway

Sakura (or Sakura Casual Dining, as its Facebook page refers to the restaurant) is, in its own words, "a newly opened restaurant serving fresh and delicious...

Restaurant Review – Rubedo London

This is a review dedicated to extolling the virtues of simplicity.  If I sound like a broken record, it’s because so many restaurants are...

London is brilliant, but absurd: why I won’t be moving back

This is perhaps the most difficult articles I've ever sat down to write - Yorkshire tea firmly gripped in hand. Firstly, I feel obliged...

Exam results aren’t the be all and end all

25th August 2016 was the day students from around the country that sat their GCSE exams received their results. With exam results it could always...

Recipe – No Churn Mini Egg Ice Cream

This no churn Vanilla Ice Cream recipe doesn't require an Ice Cream Machine or any complicated equipment or methods - simply whip up the...

Panama Papers: is the game up for wealthy tax dodgers?

The largest cross-border journalism collaboration ever has uncovered a giant leak of documents from Mossack Fonseca, a global law firm based in Panama. Three...