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Samuel Fishwick

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Samuel Fishwick is a staff writer at the Evening Standard. He covers the weird and wonderful within the M25. His work includes a series during the coronavirus pandemic exploring London after lockdown and regular contributions to the Evening Standard’s comment pages as a columnist. He was born in London, and has been there ever since.... MORE

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Samuel Fishwick is a staff writer at the Evening Standard. He covers the weird and wonderful within the M25. His work includes a series during the coronavirus pandemic exploring London after lockdown and regular contributions to the Evening Standard’s comment pages as a columnist. He was born in London, and has been there ever since.

ES Magazine

On the Plus Side: Men’s Fashion Gets Extra

While womenswear has reached more balanced body-typing on the catwalk, the men’s modelling industry is still lagging behind. Samuel Fishwick meets James Corbin and the men set to change it all

Sep 22, 2022
ES Magazine

Away Game: A certain romance of Tuscany and Umbria

On a hilltop on the border of Tuscany and Umbria, Samuel Fishwick found the perfect honeymoon spot

Sep 22, 2022
ES Magazine

Tom Cruise: Behind the (megawatt) smile

As Top Gun: Maverick garners some of Tom Cruise’s greatest reviews in decades, Samuel Fishwick paints a picture of the last truly unknowable movie star

May 26, 2022
Running

The best running vests

Do you live life on the run? Don’t sweat it. Here are five running tops to help you be (and beat) your personal best

May 5, 2022
Hampers

Best picnic hampers to order in London

These are the best basket cases in London

Apr 25, 2022
ES Magazine

Could your next holiday destination be in space?

Are you ready for the ultimate trip? Get saving now because in a future not so far, far away space travel will no longer be science fiction. Samuel Fishwick explores the final frontier in luxury tourism

Apr 21, 2022
Insider

The making of Viktor Orban — the ‘Hungarian tiger’ mauling Europe

He’s the hard-right nationalist prime minister who thrills in scrapping with Brussels, leaving Ukraine in the lurch and thumbing his nose at the liberal order. Samuel Fishwick reports on ‘Putin’s poodle’ who’s just won for more years

Apr 4, 2022
Events and Things To Do

Fun in the sun: How to make the most of London’s mini-heatwave

Hard as it might be to believe, there’s more to do in the good weather than grabbing a pint outside the pub

Mar 30, 2022
TV

Rebellion on Netflix review: XR are both utterly right and unbearable

The streamer’s new documentary on the activist group falls victim to the fact that, though perfectly right, they’re also incredibly annoying

Mar 29, 2022
ES Magazine

Should we be taking Donald Trump’s new social media app seriously?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, The Donald’s Truth Social app has already been derided as a farce. But should we really be writing him and it off, asks Samuel Fishwick

Mar 25, 2022
Insider

Sergey Lavrov: his women, war lies and life as a world stage pariah

Vladimir Putin’s foreign minister has denied Russia attacked Ukraine and threatened nuclear Armageddon. Who is the man sent out to defend the indefensible?

Mar 24, 2022
Insider

Is space the Ukraine war’s final frontier?

US astronaut Mark Vande Hei has become a pawn in a major intergalactic battle where rules of engagement are complex and political. Samuel Fishwick on the race for peace in the cosmos

Mar 22, 2022
Audio

The best new wireless digital radios

From wifi connections for podcasts to lights that wake you up

Mar 8, 2022
Insider

Are these London’s chicest tree-huggers? Inside Kensington’s eco-wars

Fashion mavens Olivia von Halle and Daisy Hoppen are among a glossy posse of Kensington residents fighting developers felling trees in the leafy west London suburb. Samuel Fishwick reports

Feb 28, 2022
Insider

Alex Klein: meet the Londoner who created Kanye West’s Stem Player

The £200 device is the only way fans will be able to listen to Ye’s new album, Donda 2. Samuel Fishwick talks to the men behind the tech

Feb 23, 2022
ES Magazine

The new, elite wave of personal shoppers

They’ll find whatever their clients want — and often what they never knew they wanted. Samuel Fishwick meets the savvy new wave of personal shoppers

Feb 17, 2022
Insider

Great Resignation: who’s in and who’s out of Boris’ inner circle

Five trusted advisers quit in 24 hours. Samuel Fishwick reports on the allies and aides turning their back on the PM — and who is set to replace them

Feb 7, 2022