Day: 20 February 2015

Record Review: Marika Hackman – We Slept At Last

By Esin Huseyin (esin_huseyin) Marika Hackman has previously been dubbed the queen of electro folk, but this album blows her out of that category completely. She opens her long-anticipated debut album with the lyrics “Oh, I am bold,” and she’s not far off; this album is packed with 12 tracks ...

Redbridge Council’s proposed Private Rented Property Licensing Scheme

By Bea Patel, Director of Shop for an agent - The Estate Agent Comparison Site It’s not too late to have your say on Redbridge Council’s proposed Private Rented Property Licensing Scheme Redbridge Council is making proposals for a Private Rented Property Licensing Scheme across the borough. In its consultation phase, ...

You need a psychologist to find perfect flatmate

By Lucy Beresford, psychologist and ambassador of flatsharing network Weroom Recently there has been a huge increase in the number of people living in rented accommodation across the British Isles. There were 2.5 million people renting a decade ago, now there are 4.8 million. Another 1.1 million are predicated to join ...

A tour round Mexico City: death, dolls, witchcraft and fun.

By Florrie Grigson.  Mexico City is typically described as a sprawling, urban metropolis; full of fumes, full of fun and full of fascination. And all these things it certainly is, but it’s also full of wonderful weirdness. Mexico has a reputation for dealing in one way or another with the ...

Top 10 Things to do in Nicaragua.

By Neil Kook Last time we covered Peru, now we explore the Top 10 Things to do in Nicaragua this year. Topping some of the most prestigious ‘go to’ lists for 2015, Nicaragua is fast becoming one of the hottest destinations on the planet. The rich intoxicating mix of engaging ...

NBA – James Harden v Stephen Curry

Sport News 24/7 By Sean Simara  @Sean_FootyMad  @TLE_Sport The NBA season is hotting up.  The rush for the playoff places is getting intense.  Here’s the lowdown on a couple of the Western conference’s top players.  The West is known as the stronger conference of the NBA, and for me there's ...

TLE Sports Podcast 20.02.15

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor and Richard de Winter @davidjdewinter  @rgdewinter  @TLE_Sport David and Richard discuss Tim Sherwood's appointment as Aston Villa's boss, Manchester United's current form, the Six Nations so far and England's woes at the Cricket World Cup down under. https://soundcloud.com/the-london-economic/tle-podcast-190215

Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter – Film Review

By Sam Inglis @24fpsUK 24fps.org.uk Kumiko The Treasure Hunter starts out by telling us it's a true story, but it does so in a unique way. The caption comes from another film, Fargo, which was lying in its caption. It's the beginning of an interesting relationship between this film and ...