There is a popular myth that when Idi Amin expelled the Ugandan Asians in 1972, they came to the UK and bought up corner shops to make fortunes. Part of that is true: Amin did confiscate the assets of Ugandan Asians, and some did come here with little more than the clothes they stood up in, and some did buy corner shops, and maybe some … Continue reading Open All Hours
What do David Bowie, Adele, Tina Turner, Madonna, Pink Floyd, Take That, Coldplay, U2, The Spice Girls, Blur, Radio Head, Suede, Bryan Adams, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Cliff Richard, George Michael, Kylie Minogue and many more have in common? Apart from selling millions of records? The answer is that they all recorded one or more of their hits in Primrose Hill. It all began at … Continue reading What’s Primrose Hill got to do with it?