What is a City but the People?

West End resident, Jessica Toale reflects on the past year… In March last year the shutters came down on London. The once bustling streets were hushed. Restaurants and shops closed their doors for the foreseeable. And we all ran out of toilet paper. The intervening months saw us lurch from hope to despair as theContinue reading “What is a City but the People?”

Lighting Up Oxford Street with W1 Curates | My Soho Times

As the season changes and with it comes the first signs of Christmas, we take a stroll down memory lane to the ‘Soho side‘ of Oxford Street where W1 Curates lit up (and continue to) a famous High Street with art…

Measuring up to Tony the Soho Tailor

Ever walked through Soho’s buzzing streets and looked above the shop-ground windows to wonder what’s up above? Editor-in-Chief and Soho local, Kai Lutterodt takes us up into one of those rooms – the studio of Tony Phillips aka Tony the Soho Tailor– for a rare interview…

Inked in Soho: Diamond Jack’s Tattoo Parlour

Despite a recent facelift, Walker’s Court is still home to some of the last of Soho’s establishments from the years of neon lights. The Tattoo sign still shines above the door of Diamond Jacks, which has been offering body art since 1985; it was founded by Dennis Cockell who still works with the current ownerContinue reading “Inked in Soho: Diamond Jack’s Tattoo Parlour”