Just one question: do you go up or down Upper Street?



  • Here’s how a mum and son work together, writing, see Angela Neustatter.
  • Susan Oudot has a passion for Milner Square (just through the hole in the wall at the end of Almeida Street)
  • Helen Kersley talks about ways to fund Islington Giving at fab coffee shop Kobo Cafe, 346 Upper Street.


  • Do you remember when the King’s Head pub was a place to enjoy opera? Here’s an interview with opera producer Dominic Haddock.
  • Three cheers for the Almeida’s innovative shows, here’s an interview with a young actor Duramaney Kamara who got his chance on their stage.
  • Ben Frosty Foster talks about open mic at the Steam Passage.


Upper Street is famous for its many restaurants and estate agents. What are they up to? Find out here:

  • Hugh Grover
  • Meet this amazing campaigner, solicitor¬†Raquel Siganporia¬†(and if you run a business try to make it accessible for buggies, wheelchair users and anyone who finds steps impossible. Ideally read her interview and see why it really matters).