All posts by Daljeet Sandher

Solar Eclipse 2015: Half an hour to go

The solar eclipse that everyone is suddenly talking and reporting non-stop about is taking place today. In Leicester 90% of the sun will be blocked out at precisely 9:32am. We will be plunged into near darkness, and contrary to the...

/ 20th March 2015

Sweating like a pig, feeling like a fox

Sport England recently released an advertising campaign to encourage women of all ages, shapes, sizes and abilities to do more sport and exercise. Named ‘This Girl Can,’ the campaign produced a feisty, memorable television advert showing ‘real’ women participating in...

/ 15th March 2015

Work Hard. Play Harder.

An Australian study published in February, in the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, explored how sport helps people socialise. Community sport organisations, just like University sports clubs, are often “credited with helping improve a range of social benefits and...

/ 13th March 2015

Comedy free for all

Last year at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival there were 627 events in seventeen days across the City. This year promises to be bigger, better and funnier, but at what cost to the audience? Fortunately for us, there were many free...

/ 2nd February 2015

Mustafa Chat at Dave’s

Yusef Mustafa graduated from De Montfort University last year and has started his journey into the ‘real world’ with his very own unique chat show; Mustafa Chat, at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival on 10 February at Manhattan 34. Promising the...

/ 26th January 2015

The NHS is sick and tired

The United Kingdom’s beloved National Health Service is poorly. She is overworked, ill-treated and is struggling with money. Her boss; the government, is cutting her wages but expecting the same results, all whilst her customers and reviewers are rude, demanding...

/ 16th January 2015

Get friendly with Christmas cards

People are already starting to count down the days until Christmas. With the trees up in Department stores, the lights on in the town centres and present adverts taking over the television, it is enough to make you feel sorry...

/ 21st November 2014

Make Leicester British: Let’s have a tea party

Tonight the ever probing and issue tackling Channel 4 will be showing a programme about Leicester. Our multicultural home situated in the middle of England has seemingly attracted attention for being a diverse city, and ‘one of the first where...

/ 3rd November 2014

No: Maroon 5’s new music video, ‘Animals,’ really is not that bad…

Maroon 5 have released another song and video from their new album entitled ‘V.’ Most of us will remember them from our teenage angst years; singing ‘she will be loved’ over the CD playing whilst doing our best moody impressions....

/ 22nd October 2014

Student Loan: save or splurge?

Many students have received their first instalment of student loan, and would have clapped and shouted in joy. You are now officially not broke. You can pay for food, society memberships and lots of other important things. Or you could...

/ 17th October 2014