The indicative votes on Brexit – what next?

Backbench and opposition MPs took the unprecedented step of seizing control of business in the House of Commons on Wednesday to try and break the Brexit deadline that exists in the country. MPs voted on a range of 8 options including leaving with no deal on 12 April, a second referendum and a permanent Customs … Continue reading The indicative votes on Brexit – what next?

Birmingham’s Best Eats: “A little costly but worth it”

Birmingham's dining scene is thriving and anyone based in the city or just visiting will certainly be spoilt for choice. As a local born and bred Brummie (minus the awful accent) here are my key tips on navigating the increasingly exciting culinary options that Birmingham has to offer. A birthday? Celebration? Or just looking to … Continue reading Birmingham’s Best Eats: “A little costly but worth it”

What to watch this month: Dear White People, A Very British Scandal and more…

Are you close to finishing your latest TV show binge? Looking for something new to watch at a leisurely place? Here's my suggestions for the best way to satisfy your TV needs this month with some of the most anticipated shows of the moment. Dear White People (Season 2) | Netflix | 4 May 2018 … Continue reading What to watch this month: Dear White People, A Very British Scandal and more…

Rita Ora releases new single “Girls” with Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX to online backlash

Rita Ora is back with her latest single "Girls" featuring rapper of the moment, Cardi B and fellow popstars Charli XCX and Bebe Rexha. "Girls" is a fun and carefree pop banger but it's causing quite a stir amongst the LGBTQ+ community. https://youtu.be/mdWcaWBxxcY After her four consecutive top 10 hits over the past year, anticipation … Continue reading Rita Ora releases new single “Girls” with Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX to online backlash

Britain and Russia: May has looked like a Prime Minister for the first time

  Theresa May is the woman no one expected or particularly wanted to be Prime Minister. May is the uneasy compromise between the Tories personified into a "leader", who through the willingness on both sides for this uneasy compromise to remain in place, has survived some pretty awful scandals that would be sure to end … Continue reading Britain and Russia: May has looked like a Prime Minister for the first time

Best songs of Q1 2018: Jorja Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Camila Cabello and more…

We are just three months into 2018 and yet we've seen some incredible new song releases from both those already established in the world of pop and some newcomers too. There's been some great songs, such as "IDGAF" and "Finesse" that were on 2017 albums and ruled the charts in 2018. However, for those purely … Continue reading Best songs of Q1 2018: Jorja Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Camila Cabello and more…

Theresa May has announced plans for a snap election in June – but why?

This morning, with no prior warning or leaks, Theresa May stunned the political sphere by announcing a snap election for 8 June 2017. Despite repeatedly insisting there would be no election until the planned one in May 2020, May and the Tories have made a massive u-turn. However, the shock factor is created by May's … Continue reading Theresa May has announced plans for a snap election in June – but why?

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn: Britain’s Unlikely Leaders

Exactly two years ago, I don't think anyone would have envisaged the political climate as it stands today. David Cameron and Ed Miliband were preparing to fight an important General Election in May 2015, which was billed as the most unpredictable of recent times, and a potential for days of negotiations to form a coalition. … Continue reading Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn: Britain’s Unlikely Leaders

Is this a new era of “woke pop”?

The term "woke" has been coined on social media as being the state of realising the current political state that has developed in 2016. The rise of "woke pop" appears to be starting with recent releases from Beyonce, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Skip Marley. But is it a genuine revolution in popular culture or … Continue reading Is this a new era of “woke pop”?

TV Review: The Man In The High Castle Season 2

Last Friday, after 12 months of anticipation, Amazon's original series "The Man In The High Castle" returned for a second season of 10 episodes. There was a mammoth task this season to answer all of the unexplained questions of Season 1, including that shocking cliffhanger in which the Trade Minister found himself in an alternate … Continue reading TV Review: The Man In The High Castle Season 2