Luke Blackall edits the i's Caught and Social column.
24 January 2015 12:00 AM
Luke Blackall embarks on an after-dark 'safari' around the Cours Julien quarter
26 September 2014 07:59 PM
On Wednesday night, I met up with Al Pacino for dinner and a catch-up.
22 August 2014 03:51 PM
It’s hard to avoid the Chiltern Firehouse. If you’re not hearing people talk about it, you’re reading about it: the media have embraced the venue dubbed the hottest restaurant in town in a way not seen since the Ivy or Nobu hit their peaks. Nightly, a stream of celebrities are captured by the permanent post of paparazzi positioned outside.
21 August 2014 04:03 PM
Conversation with Marina Abramovic provides constant interesting soundbites. "Every single day," she says, "is a miracle." Her new show sees her in the studio six days a week, which is “hell, but it’s wonderful too”, but it’s better to be out as "the studio’s a trap", she claims to learn nothing "from Western culture" and "I learn from life".
18 July 2014 07:06 PM
Whenever I hear people (or myself) complaining about trains in the UK, I like to think back nine years when I was on holiday in California. After having explored the Golden State, I thought that jumping on a train to Seattle would be the relaxing, scenic route.
11 July 2014 03:42 PM
The idea is to lick the battery, then pour the powder into the glass and sink the drink
08 July 2014 04:12 PM
As David Cameron and Boris Johnson will know, the secret to a successful fundraising party is not simply inviting your best friends, but your richest ones. Dave and BoJo bumped up the Tory party’s coffers this week to the tune of £160,000, by auctioning off the chance to play tennis with them.
27 June 2014 07:56 PM
I wonder if the restaurant will still be going for the anniversary bash in 2064
20 June 2014 12:00 AM
It’s easy to think, when it comes to food critics, that those who can’t do, criticise.
16 June 2014 04:35 PM
The legendary singer is angered by a fan who tried to film her show
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