Day: May 9, 2018

Album Review: Frank Turner, Be More Kind

Album Review: Frank Turner, Be More Kind

It's 2018 and the World is on its knees. Ask British folk singer Jay McAllister about it and he'll tell you that “the world is dying. Shit is getting serious".  Ask punk poet Sean McGowan and he'll say it's all "daylight robbery, mad men on a muggery, lifetime of monotony, it’s a ...

Roast Restaurant Ultimate Breakfast Burger

Roast Restaurant has launched an ‘Ultimate Breakfast Burger’

Following the huge success of their much talked about ‘Ultimate Roast Burger’, Roast Restaurant has introduced a new ‘Ultimate Breakfast Burger’ to their menu. Embracing consumers’ love of over the top hybrids, the ‘Ultimate Roast Burger’ encapsulated elements of the Borough Market restaurant’s renowned roast dinners, sandwiched between a chunky ...

Watch: A dairy industry exposé: death, cages and downers

Watch: A dairy industry exposé: death, cages and downers

Shocking footage from British dairy farms sparks outrage from animal welfare organisation Animal welfare organisation, Viva!, have released footage revealing shocking conditions across a range of dairy farms. The footage, obtained from Viva! Campaigns, follows Viva! Campaigns founder and director, Juliet Gellatley, as she investigates six separate dairy farms which ...

Magic Roundabout – One more spins

Magic Roundabout – One more spins

Ever since the Magic Roundabout opened I have been there pretty much three times a week, come, wind, rain, shine and even when no mates want to come with me, that happens a lot more often than you would think. The venue has sat upon Old Street station for a ...

A New Apartheid Is Emerging In South Africa

A New Apartheid Is Emerging In South Africa

By Jan Cronje On Friday, 2nd February 1990, the South African president, FW de Klerk, stunned the world by announcing the official end of apartheid. Nelson Mandela was freed just days later, bringing renewed hope of peace, justice and diversity in a racially-divided country. Apartheid itself, the disgraceful form of ...

The Changing Tide: Cannes 2018 Preview

Cannes 2018: Everybody Knows – First Look Review

Though unlikely to be particularly indicative of a wider critical response, it’s impossible to ignore the snorts of incredulity that echoed throughout the Debussy theatre in the Cannes Palais, following a key narrative revelation halfway through Asghar Farhadi’s occasionally compelling but frustratingly contrived festival opener, Everybody Knows. Up until that ...