The 90’s are revived in Topshop and Topman

One trend which has hit the fashion world this year is the return of the 90’s. Towards the end of last year the 90’s made their appearance in women’s fashion, with patterns such as tartan and effortless tailoring. This up...

/ 26th March 2013

Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens

To the recent influx of atheist nerds, Christopher Hitchens embodies a status of almost godlike proportions, eclipsed only perhaps by fellow God-baiter Richard Dawkins. His claim to fame, at least for contemporary audiences, probably lies in the publishing of his...

/ 26th March 2013

Champions League: Five Reasons Why English Fans Should Carry On Watching!

With no English club in the last 8 of the Champions League for the first time in almost 20 years, it would be easy to see why English football fans might turn away from Europe’s top club competition, especially with...

/ 26th March 2013

Sue Ryder Vintage Lock In

  In February Sue Ryder V&R in Leicester held a hugely successful ‘Lock-in’ event which raised £520 in aid of their charity. The night commenced with a champagne entrance and Chuck Berry; not to mention endless slices of homemade cake. Ticket holders were then given...

/ 26th March 2013

The King in the Car Park and the Iceman in the Museum: Is the way we treat our deceased acceptable?

Puffy eyed Richardian Philippa Langley certainly made for interesting viewing on Channel 4’s Richard III: The King in the Car Park. The poor lass tried to tame her tears throughout. Compared to springy haired presenter Simon Farnaby, and bemused bone...

/ 26th March 2013

Film review – Mama (2013)

My hopes weren’t exactly high for Mama. I had the feeling it would just be another horror film thrown out into cinemas with the branding of a well-known director as an executive producer – in this case, Guillermo Del Toro. The film extends on...

/ 26th March 2013

Bowties, baddies and brunettes

Sophie gets us ready for the upcoming return of Doctor Who to our screens and lets us know what we will can expect  in preparation for March 30th So who is excited about Doctor Who returning to our screens on March...

/ 26th March 2013

TV series of the week – New Tricks (2003-)

Show Details Cast – Dennis Waterman, Alun Armstrong, Amanda Redman Created by – Nigel McCrery, Roy Mitchell Running Time – 60 minutes   This weeks must-see TV series is written by Gee who shows that even elderly men can get back on the...

/ 26th March 2013

To tweet or not to tweet

To tweet or not to tweet, that is the status. Having just celebrated its seventh birthday, Twitter has gone from strength to strength in its short life. Now I personally only joined the Twitter train last year and I found...

/ 26th March 2013

The 5 Games We Should Remember Michael Owen For

Last week Michael Owen announced his retirement from football at the end of the season. Owen has played over 400 games for club and country, scoring 203 goals in the process. Many will remember his heroics in 1998 and 2001...

/ 25th March 2013