Timothy Armoo x Kings Place “There is a time when it will be required of you to be thorough” Hackney to Accra The life of a diaspora child is one that takes place in two worlds. We are faced with the challenge of navigating our Western ideals, culture and education while remaining true and rooted […]Read more "Timothy Armoo x Kings Place"
The American Dream; a national ethos of the United States, the belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of successes in a society where upward mobility is possible for everyone. Studying the history of the United States it is clear to […]Read more "Does the ‘British’ dream exist?"
With the globalisation of our world, it is becoming increasingly difficult for people to be completely unaware of the unfolding major issues arising across the globe. From the Ebola crisis that engulfed sub-Saharan Africa in 2014 to the chokehold of extremist groups in the Middle East, it is without any doubt to see that we […]Read more "Why are social enterprises relevant in the 21st century?"
Flying The Nest Mike’s journey begins on a South-East London council estate. He speaks fondly of his first friends, who were also residents of his estate. A mixture of common interests and common surroundings brought together a group that Mike would identify himself with for the next few years. “I don’t know if we […]Read more "Mike Sani x Kings Place"
1. Always Seize Opportunities In one of my quiet moments while I was getting ready to leave Nairobi. I was reminded that it was a google search at the beginning of January 2013 that had led me 7,000 miles across the world. A google search that was motivated by an ambition to seize and take […]Read more "5 lessons from Nairobi"
Origins It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon and we meet in Kings Place. After a brief tour of the building with some oo’s and ah’s we sit down to speak. I ask Esther to take me back to the start of it all. Where everything began. “My childhood was so fun. We were broke but it […]Read more "Esther Odejimi x Kings Place"
BRED IN SOUTHWARK Ambition comes from a plethora of places. It’s Saturday afternoon and as is usually the case in London we’ve been greeted with an erratic spell of rain. Nestled in the corner of a Nandos we decide to kill two birds with one stone: Eat and talk. I’ve known Ivan since my first year […]Read more "Ivan Beckley x Kings Place"