Marcus Thompson

News

Hippy Residents of a Surrey Eco-Village Are Fighting to Keep Developers Out

The developers want to shift the Runnymede forest eco-village to make way for a luxury housing development.
Marcus Thompson
6.15.15
Music

WATCH: I Humiliated Myself by Busking with Stupid Instruments in Central London

Beat-boxing at schoolchildren in Trafalgar Square was the single most excruciating thing I've ever done.
Marcus Thompson
3.26.15
Stuff

Meeting the Men Who Spend Their Nights 'Urban Fishing' in London's Canals

We talked to two urban fisherman who camp alongside the Thames to catch and release everything from carp to eels.
Marcus Thompson
2.25.15
Photo

The Mythical Beauty of Afghanistan is Invisible to the Military

Among the war machines at the world's largest airbase, photographer Edmund Clark realised that the only Afghanistan workers really see is the one depicted in paintings by local artists hanging on the walls of its mess halls.
Marcus Thompson
2.11.15
Stuff

A Graffiti Writer Explains How to Paint a Tube Train

It's all about the planning, the execution and the escape.
Marcus Thompson
2.3.15
Photo

Inside Miracle Village: Florida's Isolated Community of Sex Offenders

Sofia Valiente's photographs explore how the most ostracised people in western society live and poses the question, can they ever be forgiven?
Marcus Thompson
1.28.15
Stuff

Reasons Why British People Shouldn't Hate Australians

Today is Australia Day. You act like you hate us because we're drunk and boorish but where would you be without our coffee-making skills and weird sports?
Marcus Thompson
1.26.15
making waves in scotland

North Scotland's Surfers Are Harder Than You

Marcus Thompson
1.10.15
Sports

North Scotland's Surfers Are Harder Than You

In the remote town of Thurso, surfers will endure short daylight hours and risk floating chunks of ice for the best cold water waves in Europe.
Marcus Thompson
1.10.15
Travel

I Walked Around London, Knocked On Strangers' Doors and Asked If I Could Stay the Night

Where in London is friendliest to a strange man with a beard and a backpack?
Marcus Thompson
11.14.14