I have not done myself proud this year. I used to be a wrapping ninja – I could wrap my..
When I made the decision to reside in the Middle East I fully gave up the notion of celebrating Christmas...
When I first moved to England from Detroit in 2007, I was still in the euphoria of the phenomenon of..
Red Army Fiction is a collective of performers, artists and word worshippers alike, who gather once a month for nights..
As a fashion lover, and someone with not much money to spend on “it pieces” (once a wise friend of..
Periodically I stumble across an aspect of Palestinian life that simply baffles me, terrifies me or renders me completely speechless...
If you’re looking for brutalist architecture in Berlin, you’re going to have to head to the West. At the time..
It is 1.30am. Precisely 50 hours have passed since I stepped off an EasyJet plane at Schönefeld airport and took..
As the old expression goes, pictures can tell a thousand words, and it’s true. The use of art is one..
Halloween is upon us, so I decided to explore one of London’s spookiest spots, the former site of notorious Newgate prison...
Berlin has a lot of café guides. And yes, this is just another one. The difference this time is that..
Dear Mother, I found myself, due to unexplainable circumstances, once again in Berlin. It was October and as one does,..
It is a grey Saturday afternoon in Berlin. I am sitting in what is surely the capital’s number one hipster..
As with most things in life, you probably shouldn’t just take, take, take. Unfortunately, expats in Berlin have developed quite..
Midnight, Hafen Bar, Berlin Mitte: a gaggle of Roma kids pounce on empty bottles.Their older; homeless German competition goes home..
Getting a flat in Berlin was what we considered to be both the most challenging and important step in getting..
I jumped the Atlantic Ocean almost a month ago. I find myself in Berlin. I’m hungry. I crave both dependable..
I’m a massive beer nut. I’m one of those guys who is well into the scene of the current craft..
Bleak, grey and morbid; these are words commonly used to describe 20th Century industrial England. And yet Lowry’s paintings of..
One of the most wonderful features of Palestinian culture is that of food and hospitality. No where else on earth..
There’s a festival happening in London, celebrating all things Thames; from sailing, rowing, cruising and canoeing to food, art, historical..
It’s 7:41am and I’m drinking beer 32,000ft up in the air. That’s right, Shlur goes to Berlin. It’s basically the..
Picture the scene: sitting in a small café in Old City Jerusalem enjoying a lemon and mint drink, (please look..
Situated in the rolling fields of the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park has been attracting art lovers and..
Its summertime and everybody’s outside busily enjoying themselves having picnics and barbecues and basking in beer gardens. Luckily for art..
This week we tell the story of Todd Sanders, an inspiration to creatives around the world. As soon as I..
Resistance culture in Palestine defines and unites Palestinians. The need for resistance of the Israeli occupation has become an integral..
The Shlur team visited the Beacons Festival in Skipton for the first time this year. With a promising line up,..
The first part in a 4 part series where we will be covering the Brutalist architecture of Leeds, London, Manchester..