Charlie Gilmour

Everyone You Love Will Die

A Eulogy to the Dad I Never Knew

It's a strange and difficult process, losing a biological father who gave you half your DNA, but who you only met a handful of times.
Charlie Gilmour
9.7.17
psychedelics

Going Deep with Psychedelic Therapy

I spent a day tripping on shrooms in a sunny London garden in an attempt to solve my deep-seated psychological problems.
Charlie Gilmour
8.30.17
Everyone You Love Will Die

The Unusual Stuff We've Done with Our Cremated Loved Ones

"About 40 people have snorted my grandad."
Charlie Gilmour
7.4.17
FIGHTLAND

The Dark Past of Britain's Bareknuckle Boxing Champion

Talking nights out and knockouts with Decca Heggie, aka 'The Guv'nor', the mallet-fisted fighter who thinks bareknuckle could be bigger than the UFC.
Charlie Gilmour
6.7.17
Sex

I Went to a Sex and Love Festival and It Got Very Sweaty

At Togetherness Festival I was taught everything I could ever need to know about orgasms.
Charlie Gilmour
5.25.17
prison

My Prison Art Class with a Serial Axe Murderer

As I was serving the final months of my sentence, I met someone whose crimes I couldn't recognise in the man painting Morris dancers right in front of me.
Charlie Gilmour
4.5.17
Daily Mail

An Interview with the Guy Who Wrote an Unauthorised History of the 'Daily Mail'

The rag that rules us.
Charlie Gilmour
4.4.17
FIGHTLAND

Gangsters and Boxers in London's East End

Rows of past fighters grin down from all four walls of East London boxing club the Repton: Olympic gold medallists, world champions, tough guy actors and, perhaps most intimidating of all, the notorious Kray twins.
Charlie Gilmour
8.5.16
News

Is Tony Blair Going to Hell? We Asked a Catholic Priest

Will the former PM roast on Satan's spit for all eternity for starting a bad war in Iraq?
Charlie Gilmour
7.8.16
FIGHTLAND

Volcanoes and Valkyrie: Iceland's First Female Fighter Talks

Sunna 'Tsunami' opens up about training with Conor McGregor and tells us what it took to become Iceland's first female MMA fighter.
Charlie Gilmour
5.20.16
Stuff

Why Is It So Easy to Get Psychedelic Drugs Shipped Into the UK?

Asking sellers, police and experts why no one seems to kick up much of a fuss about the importation of "magic truffles", legal in Holland but a class A in the UK.
Charlie Gilmour
1.26.16
News

What Do Ex-Spies Think Of The 'Snooper's Charter'?

Think the government cares about your browsing? Who do you think you are?
Charlie Gilmour
11.12.15
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