Please don’t take this as a cue to stop studying, or to stop making a positive difference to your life through the world of education. That is not the message being proposed, here. Education is actually the one and only tool that will improve your social mobility and get you far. As you grow older, … Continue reading Advice from Millennials: your GCSE results ultimately don’t matter
Morality and institutionalised religion has long suggested that we should “forgive because we have been forgiven”. That indeed makes for some excellent comedy because, if we’re all of flawed and unforgiveable origin, it is surely an aligned idea that we don’t actually have to forgive each other on the same basis. It further makes sense … Continue reading Sometimes, you don’t have to forgive people.
Sustainable fashion isn’t going away. With consumers becoming increasingly aware of the damage they create in buying fast fashion products, people now want sustainable fashion to be regularly available and normal – not a quirky, ‘dirty hippy’ fashion choice that is so long has been bane to at least until the 2010s. According to McKinsey, … Continue reading Let’s talk about sustainable fashion, OK?
Performance: 26th April Cast: Aiden J.Harvey and Lynn Touil Writer: John Topliff Dir: Gina Frost The play’s the thing….and context is everything. That false-friend elitism is so often tied up with people’s love or even feigned love of Shakespeare’s work. Yet it is simply the context of the age which makes the experience of his plays … Continue reading Review: ‘WILL + ANNE’ – a play written about Shakespeare
Beans On Toast might be the name of your favourite breakfast. Look chump, I said it might be. So Beans On Toast is the stage name of my favourite political folk singer, mostly because he’s the only guy who can get away with saying Fuck You Nashville in an explicitly entertaining way. Frank Turner could … Continue reading Beans on Toast – The REAL Glastonbury Fave
Finding someone from Liverpool not knowing the words to Twist and Shout would be like, well, finding someone from Liverpool not knowing the words to…. It just doesn’t happen. Fast-forward fifty years and The Beatles’ presence still ekes out of every corner of the city, echoing along the shoreline constantly (oh wait. That’s the Museum!). … Continue reading Theatre Review: ‘Shake It Up Baby!’ by Suzan Holder
When people say ‘truth is stranger than fiction’, they are generally correct when it comes to the weirdest tales that are told over with glee and fascination. The Wonderful Miss Todd is a wonderful film about feminism, ambition, and courage. And sometimes, truth is more fantastic than fiction. Women in aviation are, as a whole, … Continue reading Film Review: The Wonderful Miss Todd
Consumer power spoke in similarly powerful ways in the games industry recently, but with very different effects. In the red corner, PC gamers across the world visibly spat out the triple-A, superhero hype for the summer’s blockbuster release, Batman: Arkham Knight, after it was released to PC gamers broken. In the blue corner, a small … Continue reading Batman: Arkham Knight is a broken game