Day: February 13, 2015

The Dream Lodge Group’

Your Dream Rural Retreat for £50,000

By Steve Taggart Owning a second property is a dream for many, whether as a savvy investment or simply for enjoyment as a holiday home. Yet as travel abroad becomes increasingly expensive, more Brits than ever are looking closer to home for an accessible second purchase. The reality of volatile ...

Happy Woman Working

Portal Wars – What does this mean for you?

By Bea Patel, Director of www.shopforanagent.co.uk This year has seen the biggest shake up in the property industry with the arrival of a new property portal OnTheMarket.com. Dominating estate agent news, the portal launched on the 26th January and was formed by Agents’ Mutual, a not-for-profit organisation consisting of a group ...

Rabid

Rabid – DVD/Blu Review

By Sam Inglis @24fpsuk  David Cronenberg used to have a lot of nicknames; Dave Deprave, the Baron of Blood, the King of Venereal Horror. These have been used less and less as his work has, especially in the last two decades, become more outwardly cerebral, but even in his goriest ...

House

10 Ways To Make Your House a Home

By Adele Shotton-Pugh, Interior Designer of www.TerrysFabrics.co.uk A place we can call home is high-up on most people's success and achievement list. A house is just a house after all, but add in some minor and some major aspects and you can easily turn a house into a home. A ...

Woman

Five Ways You Can Work and Travel the World

Five Ways You Can Work and Travel the World By Sean Revell  Got a friend or family member who’s been lucky enough to travel the globe and earn a wage while they’re at it? If you ever felt a tinge of envy alongside your initial excitement for them, maybe it’s ...

Couple

Brits love to get away for Valentine’s

 By Steve Taggart Huge number of British couples are taking their partners to hotels, making the most of Valentine's Day...by staying in bed, according to lastminute.com More than a fifth of Brits (over ten million people*) will set off to get off this weekend (33% more than last year) and a ...

EU

Rise of the left in S.Europe

By Laura Griffiths The potent austerity measures that Southern Europe has had to contend with as a result of the Eurozone crisis were never going to be welcomed with open arms. With the number of people protesting in the hundreds of thousands and culminating in violence since 2010, it was inevitable ...

Flight

Have you ever wondered how travel was born?

By Neil Kook Have you ever wondered how travel was born? A new online visual tool that charts the evolution of global travel created by ‘Journeys are made @ gapyear.com’ (www.gapyear.com) helps out a little. The ‘History of Travel’ is an education tool that curious travellers and history buffs can use ...

Trinidad and Tobago

Spotlight on Trinidad and Tobago: 2015.

By Neil Kook. Stuck as to where to travel to? TLE Travel is here to help. With a host of star-studded Football Legends due to hit Tobago shores to compete at The British Airways Tobago Football Legends Challenge tournament in June, Trinidad and Tobago are getting ready to allure visitors ...

Love is Strange

Love is Strange – Film Review

By Corrina Antrobus @corrinacorrina Love Is Strange does well to name itself as a statement over a question as this film makes no attempt to answer the rhetoric of what love actually is, instead choosing to subtly peer at its many shades. Ira Sachs directs the long-term, newly-wed couple Ben ...

Fairytale: Story of the Seven Dwarfs

Fairytale: Story of the Seven Dwarfs – Film Review

By Emma Silverthorn @HouseOf_Gazelle  Not to proverbial on smaller animators but at a time when there’s so many brilliant feature animations, a la Frozen, The Lego Movie, nearly everything Studio Ghibli’s made, the flaws of this one appear extra ugly. Fairytale: Story of The Seven Dwarfs is probably fine for ...

Two Night Stand

Two Night Stand – Film Review

By Clarisse Loughrey @Clarisselou The cultural consensus has been slowly letting the bar drop on rom-coms for years now. In some strange parallel to Two Night Stand’s own recently dumped lead, whose all-consuming sexual frustration leads her to pursue the very first dude who doesn’t reply to her online dating ...

Coherence

Coherence – Film Review

By Sam Inglis @24fpsUK When we think of sci-fi in cinema we tend to think of spectacle; expensive tentpole movies that throw us into unfamilliar, often futuristic, worlds. There's a place for that, but recently the American independent scene has been turning its attentions to small scale science fiction, often ...