Day: January 27, 2015

I vowed never to be a bystander

By Ben Gelblum Remembering the work of pioneering refugee human rights advocate Helen Bamber She helped the orphans of the Holocaust rebuild their lives. Then later, the tortured, broken survivors of Pinochet, the Argentinian junta, African and Middle Eastern conflicts, and a modern British approach to refugees that "disbelieves, destitute ...

A day out at Woking FC

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @davidjdewinter Non-league football: a world away from the glitz and glamour of the Barclays Premier League.  Ramshackle stadiums in which you can only stand (for me, a plus), pitches that look like agricultural fields, facilities that are, putting it ...

Brits’ Holiday Ambitions 2015

 By Steve Taggart Brits have high hopes for holidays We’re a nation of unfulfilled travellers with high hopes for an action-packed year of holidays –according to a lastminute.com study looking into Britain’s 2015 holiday ambitions. With eight in ten Brits committing to spend more, it seems we’re willing to splash ...

Selma – Film Review

By Corrina Antrobus @CorrinaCorrina  In 1965 Martin Luther King, Jr, led 1000s of protestors 54-miles from Selma to Montgomery in support of black citizens’ right to vote - something that was already a constitutional right but was met with institutional hurdles. Director Ava DuVernay’s accomplished new film tells the story ...

A Most Violent Year – Film Review

By Stephen Mayne @finalreel  thefinalreel.co.uk   After the fast paced economic implosion of Margin Call and the remote terror of All Is Lost, J.C. Chandor’s third feature takes place in a dark and icy New York of 1981. This is a place in which protagonists walk a yellow tinged balancing ...