Artists to watch in 2017

It's the time of year when the likes of the BRIT Awards, MTV and BBC begin their shortlists for the Artists to look out for in 2017. There's been some real underrated talents this year who I hope will make it big in 2017 and I've created my own top 5 of those to watch … Continue reading Artists to watch in 2017

TV Review: Thirteen

"Thirteen" is an epic new drama from BBC Three. Starring Doctor Foster's breakout star, Jodie Comer as Ivy Moxham, the story follows a 26-year-old woman who has been freed from captivity after 13 years. Thus far, four episodes have been released by BBC Three on their new online platform. The first episode sets the scene … Continue reading TV Review: Thirteen

No deal yet for David Cameron at EU Summit

For the last two days, David Cameron has been working hard to negotiate on behalf of the UK to gain a better deal to remain within the European Union. This has been touted as the crucial summit to reach a deal for Downing Street, if they are to meet their preferred referendum date of 23rd … Continue reading No deal yet for David Cameron at EU Summit

MUSIC PICK: Sia ft. Sean Paul – Cheap Thrills

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYh-n7EOtMA Sia is back with a brilliant new single! Cheap Thrills is lifted off her brand new album called This Is Acting and features Sean Paul. Sia and Sean Paul are probably one of the most unexpected collaborations for a while, yet it really works! There's a version on the album without Sean Paul which … Continue reading MUSIC PICK: Sia ft. Sean Paul – Cheap Thrills

TV Review: Happy Valley

It's been nearly two years since the BAFTA-winning and critically acclaimed first series of Happy Valley aired on BBC One. The first series captivated with shock twists, intense scenes and some incredible dramatic performances from Sarah Lancashire (pictured, plays Catherine Cawood) and James Norton (plays Tommy Lee Royce). After THAT thrilling episode where Catherine finally found … Continue reading TV Review: Happy Valley

To Brexit or not to Brexit?

That is the question on everyone's minds this week. The developments in the negotiations for a UK deal with the EU has dominated the political headlines over the past 7 days, leaving little else in the spotlight. 2nd February The main story of the day was of course the unveiling of the UK's draft deal … Continue reading To Brexit or not to Brexit?

LEAVE leads at 45% following ‘disappointing’ developments

The most recent YouGov/The Times poll published on 4th February has a sudden increase in support for the LEAVE campaign following a disappointing response to the draft deal offered by the European Union. The full results of the poll are as follows (with the upscaled result if don't know and would not vote are excluded … Continue reading LEAVE leads at 45% following ‘disappointing’ developments

EU Referendum: The developments so far

As most people will be aware by now, the Conservatives pledged to carry out a referendum on EU membership by the end of 2017 in their Election Manifesto. After the General Election victory, the policy was outlined in the Queen's Speech and since then David Cameron and his key aids have been attempting to renegotiate the … Continue reading EU Referendum: The developments so far

In this month we’ve lost three legends of British culture

Three legends of British Culture; David Bowie, Alan Rickman and now Sir Terry Wogan have all passed away during this horrible month. Perhaps this month has been one of the biggest losses for British culture in many years in the form of David Bowie. He revolutionised music and popular culture with his hits including "Life on … Continue reading In this month we’ve lost three legends of British culture

The unexpected social message from this week’s Doctor Who

The current two-part story from Doctor Who began last weekend with "The Zygon Invasion". Although it's a story about shape shifting aliens, there was a very strong social message to be taken from the programme which is highly relevant. I might even suggest that the story is the most topical Doctor Who has ever been. … Continue reading The unexpected social message from this week’s Doctor Who