• Photography: Benjamin Von Wong’s Underwater River

    Ballantine’s Presents Benjamin Von Wong’s Underwater River In late May, Ballantine’s Scotch whisky and ‘hyper-real’ photographer Benjamin Von Wong journeyed to Tulum, Mexico with a team of 35 to participate in a unique, experimental underwater photographic project. Benjamin Von Wong’s […]

  • A vote less travelled…

    Why I’m thinking about voting for the “new UKIP” in the general elections… Those that know me may read the above and wonder if I have lost my mind. Whether all the stress and worry of everyday life have taken […]

  • Recap: A Day at London Collections: Men

    Last weekend we popped down to some of the shows and showrooms at London Collections: Men as the fashionistas descended on London to create a stylish “Bermuda Triangle”, with Holborn, Tottenham Court Road and Covent Garden making up it’s three points. We were […]

  • XWHY Music: Dems – Muscle Memory

    After drip feeding us new tracks and visuals over the last two years the South London trio that go by the name of Dems have finally released their debut album “Muscle Memory”.  The 10 track LP includes well known track […]

  • End Ebola Now: A Crisis We Cannot Ignore

    Exactly eight months ago today, I was gearing up to teach a technology workshop at Girls Empowerment Summit Sierra Leone, a yearly summit that empowers and inspires young girls in Sierra Leone.  I was excited to show our girls that there […]

  • S.Harper Sounds Memorial Festival

    This summer witness the birth of the latest, great British festival. Festivals are started for many reasons, and S.Harper Sounds is no different. Sam Harper Brighouse was just 23 years old when he collapsed and died whilst running the Brighton Marathon. The hole […]

  • Black Teenager Wins At Ivy League Acceptance, Racism Abounds

    You’ve probably seen the story already – the post showing the essay that got him accepted into every single Ivy League university in America has been doing the rounds on Facebook, Twitter and beyond… The post made it to Reddit […]

  • NBA Donates Sales of Jason Collins’ Jersey to LGBT Groups

    Well this is quite refreshing isn’t it… First we’ve got Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets coming out, and being the first NBA player, actually the first major league player in any mainstream American sport, to do so in a […]

  • Wingman App – Mile High Club Just Got Less Exclusive

    An app to forge mid-flight hook-ups in tiny little bathrooms…fun?! The Wingman app is essentially the same as Tinder, except that it’s more overtly sexual (if that’s possible) and facilitates an encounter in a tiny bathroom, in a tin can, […]

  • Women of Sochi – The XWHY Ranking

    Talk about Brits with grit – we’ve got some f***ing amazing girls on the squad this year at Sochi, so let’s check ’em out… Aimee Fuller Age: 22 Discipline: Snowboard Slopestyle Watch Her Space: This treacle is the media darling […]