PHOTO MOMENT: Stratford, Shoreditch Boxpark and Fady Elsayed

with Anjali Shah (photographer & contributor) On the 26th May 2014, which was a Bank Holiday Monday, the Half-Eaten Mind along with a select crew of family visited the Shoreditch Boxpark, off Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E2, to attend the ‘Busk in the Box‘ music concert compered by DJ Hussain. The event is normally held at this venue about every weekend, but not withstanding the great music on offer, we came especially for my youngest sister Anjali, who wanted to meet her idol, the film actor Fady Elsayed, star of the epic inner-city film “My Brother the Devil” about … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Stratford, Shoreditch Boxpark and Fady Elsayed

PRINCE’S TRUST: Helping in the war against east London’s youth unemployment

The Prince’s Trust, a charity with royal patronage that helps disadvantaged young people, has recently held an event near¬†east London to help get young jobseekers a foothold into the world of employment this past week. The “What’s Stopping You?” event was held by the Prince’s Trust at its head office in central London and saw young people from all over east London converge to learn about effective jobhunting and support in building their confidence. The event was sponsored by Barclays bank, which has regular callouts for graduates and apprentices from the east London area, which covers boroughs such as Hackney, … Continue reading PRINCE’S TRUST: Helping in the war against east London’s youth unemployment

TOSCA IN TOWER HAMLETS: Opera to be shown on Canary Wharf big screens

Fans of traditional Italian opera are in for a treat as a performance of Tosca is being broadcast on widescreen in the Canary Wharf area¬†tomorrow, according to local newspaper Docklands & East London Advertiser, which covers the borough of Tower Hamlets. The opera is being performed live at the Royal Opera House in central London’s prestigious Covent Garden district and will be relayed to giant screens set up at Canada Square Park as part of the nationwide BP Big Screen events, which consists of free summertime screenings of the Royal Opera House’s best performances. The three-act opera, which has been … Continue reading TOSCA IN TOWER HAMLETS: Opera to be shown on Canary Wharf big screens