Day: June 11, 2015

Children prefer gaming & TV to playing outside

The Importance of Play – Playday 2015

By Jasmine Stephens, Family Editor  Play is essential for children's development. It sounds obvious when you put it like that, but opportunities for kids to play are being lost all the time by everything from cuts to local services such as Children's Centres and playgrounds, to a more risk-averse society, ...

Check Out – Pusher

By Adam Turner (@AdamTurnerPR) Widely tipped as one of Scotland's most up-and-coming bands, The Lafontaines were performing their first headline London gig at the Barfly last week. I decided to pop down to see what all the fuss was about. But it wasn't this pop-rock, hip-hop, rap-savvy (more genres than you ...

Restaurant Review – Avenue

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor If I’m honest I have never seen an episode of Sex and City, but the idea of the glamour and glitz of dining and drinking in Manhattan does appeal, but I guess it does for almost everyone. Well, The Avenue restaurant on St James’s Street, ...

Five Money Habits that should be Extinct

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent None of us are perfect, but being a dinosaur with your dough can cost us hundreds of pounds each year. From auto-renewals to payday loans, there are a copious amount of money traps out there eating into your bank balance, which is why now is as ...

Most Common Wine Faux Revealed

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  In London, drinking wine from the bottle may be frowned upon, but at times it is downright necessary. Indeed, it is one of 20 wine commonly-committed wine faux pas revealed in a study of 2,000 Brits which found almost a third of Brits (30 per ...

Second Coming : Film Review

By Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada What would happen if a middle-class woman in London were pregnant with the second coming of Jesus via immaculate conception? If Debbie Tucker Green's The Second Coming is to be believed, nothing much. There'd be an argument with the husband, a best friend worrying about her ...