Harry Hawkins considers This is the Kit’s second record, Wriggle Out The Restless.
Deal or Dilemma: Looking at the Brexit Deal
“against the hopes of Brexiteers, the UK will inevitably continue to be defined by its relationship with the EU for many years to come”
Josh Fundafunda looks at the current trend of posthumous albums
Cyril Ramaphosa – South Africa’s Redemption?
Whilst the rest of the world has merely watched Zuma resign and be replaced with ANC favourite Ramaphosa, what news outlets, BBC, CNN and Aljazeera lack is recognition of the brevity and implications of his resignation. This was a day that South Africa, who since Mandela’s term has suffered successive corrupt and ineffective presidents, thought […]
There’s Snow Doubt About it – the 2018 Pyeongchang Games is in danger of flopping
A new year of sport: the finest live drama. Whilst 2018 may be best known for being a World Cup year, with football’s grandest event taking place in Russia this summer, it is also an Olympic year. The 23rd Winter Olympics takes place in Pyeongchang – not to be confused with North Korean capital Pyongyang […]
The Big Features Quiz of 2016
The Battle for Mosul: Could this be it?
Mosul sits in the Northern most region of Iraq, on the grand Tigris river, the same water which flows through Baghdad 200 miles south. Historically, Mosul is little more than a trading juncture featured as Ninevah in Biblical times. Now, this seemingly unimportant city is the place where the establishment of the Islamic State Group […]
Give me a paperback over an E-book any day
Books are one of the foundations of our culture. Fiction or non-fiction, funny or dark, long or short; there is literally something for everyone. Book lovers everywhere will all agree there is nothing better than going into a bookshop and browsing the shelves, with every topic at your fingertips. Opening the cover of a new […]
Is modern ballet en pointe?
Is ballet still the beautiful traditional dance form it always has been or is it crying out for a modern revival? “ballet has almost endless scope for reinvention” Some may see ballet as outdated an uninspiring when compared to modern dance styles like hip-hop and street, an exclusive dance form that is limited to petite […]
Wrecked By Recording
Imagine if exam boards condoned Maths GCSE calculus units completed with the use of a smart phone calculator app rather than a scientific calculator. If Chemistry GCSE practicals did not require live demonstrations by the teacher of the scientific process before students were expected to complete the experiment, and they could just watch a quick […]