7th April 2015 From its exterior, Mamounia Lounge Mayfair appears to be another sub-par shisha café, surrounded by a sea of hazy shisha smoke, clinking glasses and a legion of people outside. The elegant Arabian décor inside is a pleasant contradiction. As I was shown to my candlelit table, I took in a place resembling an upmarket nightclub. The waiter greeted me with a warm smile and made casual small talk before taking my order. First up was the Caribbean breeze cocktail, a mixture of…Continue Reading “Mamounia Lounge”

Originally published in Macs Magazine London 9th August 2013 Shake Shack originated in Madison Square, NY starting in a road side hot dog cart. After becoming a success, it reopened during the summers of 2002 and 2004 before gaining a permanent kiosk in 2004. Success spread and Shake Shack launched over 26 kiosks in America. The franchise spread to the Middle East and Turkey before coming to the UK. I was eager to check out this new restaurant which opened in the UK only 5…Continue Reading “Shake Shack – Covent Garden”

Originally published in Macs Magazine 9th August 2013 Ghana’s annual Party In The Park took place Saturday 3rd August 2013 in Trent Park, Enfield. The gathering is recognised as one of the biggest African events for the Ghanaian community in the UK and attracts over 6,000 visitors in the UK ,surrounding European countries and America. The event is a real celebration of the real beauty of Ghanaian culture. Described as a “fun family day out”, Akwaaba UK ensured there was something for everyone – young…Continue Reading “Ghana Party In The Park 2013”

Originally published in MACs Magazine 5th August 2013 Justin ‘Trousersnake’ Timberlake is back with a bang with his hugely anticipated third studio album ‘The 20/20 experience’. Arguably a stark contrast from the eclectic, hip hop beats of his last studio album ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ it appears that the former Disney star absence from the music industry has allowed him to mature both in his wardrobe choices as well as the rich nature of his voice. I can definitely see direct correlation to Canadian crooner Robin Thicke’s sultry…Continue Reading “JT – The 20/20 Experience”