Steve is features editor for our opinion section, Speakers’ Corner. In 2008, he hitch-hiked from England to Malaysia and wrote a book about it, ‘The Rule of Thumb’.
Steve now works as a journalist for World Watch Monitor. He has also written for local newspapers, magazines and contributed to a number of websites, including his own, www.ruleofthumb.co.
Multicultural London and Irrational Fears
There’s little doubt that London has its reasons to be fearful of extremists, but are these reasons to be fearful of Muslims?
London’s Relentless Rhythm
London seems to have this uncanny knack of ensuring its inhabitants live at 100mph, dashing from place to place and person to person
Shhh! This is London!
I’d suggest that the world, especially London, would be a brighter place if we could all just get along
London’s Homelessness ‘Crisis’
What is London’s response to homelessness? What do you do when you see a homeless person? Stop for a chat?
Streetbank Founder, Sam Stephens
'I want borrowing or re-using from your neighbour to become as usual as going to the shops. I want to see faith in humanity.'
Chinese Taipei Band Transition
'We would love to see Chinese Taipei get at least one gold medal in these games. We will be rooting for them and Team GB'
The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey
The Paper Cinema is akin to walking into a live fairytale – like seeing your favourite childhood book come to life
‘South Pacific’ at the Barbican
A slick production littered with talented actor-singers and fronted by sassy Samantha Womack and Paulo Szot
Voices in the Alleyway
The story is told through hip-hop and street dance routines, to the accompaniment of an often ear-splitting soundtrack
Kaz Simmons at The Forge
Kaz Simmons lit up the venue throughout her extensive set, which featured covers from Nina Simone and Dusty Springfield