Our favourite magazine about London is on sale once again. Smoke is an occasional periodical of fiction and non-fiction, photos and cartoons, poems and prose covering some of the less-noticed facets of the city. It's the only place we can think of where you might find a guide to riverside pubs nestling up against an essay on the 'Leyton roar', a now-absent whoosh late of the Central Line.
Image by M@. Why didn't we think of this idea? Ask Londoners to write short poems to their favourite (or otherwise) Tube station, and submit beautiful images to sit alongside. Alight Here takes this simple but compelling idea as its... Read Post
For even longer than we’ve been chronicling this great city, a small, irregular fanzine, made of actual paper, has been doing likewise. Smoke: A London Peculiar was a truly special publication, providing words and pictures about the... Read Post