Day: February 27, 2017

Copeland is May’s Basildon Man

Copeland is May’s Basildon Man

In the early days of Margaret Thatcher’s tenure as Prime Minister a sociological phenomenon dubbed the "Basildon man" came into existence to describe the archetypal Thatcher supporter that had previously been expected to vote Labour. The Basildon Man was at the heart of her political machine, denoting aspirational voters who ...

Gerald Kaufman In His Own Hard Hitting Quotes

Gerald Kaufman In His Own Hard Hitting Quotes

Honouring Sir Gerald Kaufman MP who has died aged 86, many tributes today mention the pugnacity as well as intellectual might, influence, length of career, kindness and concern for those most marginalised by society of the outspoken former frontbencher. The controversial Labour was unafraid to tell truth to power even ...

GHOGY, The Online Personal Trainer Launches

GHOGY, The Online Personal Trainer Launches

GHOGY, an online personal training website that provides interactive personalised fitness plans via instructional videos and customisable meal plans has launched. The online personal trainer aims to motivate and transform clients into the healthiest and happiest versions of themselves. Before online fitness subscriptions became available, fitness enthusiasts were forced to ...

Ten fun free things to do in London

Ten fun free things to do in London

To help out ideas-strapped parents in London, Family & Friends Railcard, which saves a third off most adult rail fares and 60% off kids’ fares, has compiled ten free activities and days out to keep families entertained in the capital city. 1. Make a date with a dinosaur at the ...

Certain Women: Film Review

Certain Women: Film Review

By Linda Marric @linda_marric Kelly Reichardt’s films are beautifully crafted poetic pieces feature unusual stories about unusual people. By her own admission, her films are “glimpses of people passing through”. Reichardt’s painstakingly long takes and repetitive quotidian scenes are what makes her productions into masterpieces of modern cinema. The Night ...

The Case Against Heathrow Is Not The Case For Gatwick

2017 “Superbrands” announced

British Airways has held off Apple, Microsoft and PayPal to be crowned the top business superbrand of 2017. Despite successive strikes making the headlines and unpredictable poll results disrupting the economy BA was ranked top in a survey of marketing experts and thousands of British business professionals. The airline outperformed nearly 1,500 others ...