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Zurich – An Alternative Rock Band with Warped Nods to 80s Electronica

The Oxford-based Alternative Pop/Rock band Zurich have already made a name for themselves since forming in 2014. With Adrian Banks on bass and vocals, Christian Gillett on guitar and vocals […]

A Bloodline Divorce: Parental Estrangement

‘Our families are supposed to be the ones who love us the most, who will take care of us and support us through difficult times. But what happens when they […]

The View From The Octagon

The Octagon is a beautiful room. You walk in and are met by Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer all staring down at you. Right now, however, they are staring not at […]

Home Strike: A feminist art exhibition subverting the role of ‘Woman’

The Home Strike exhibition at the L’etrangere gallery in Shoreditch brings together four women artists as they trace feminism from the 1970s to our contemporary political scene. While distinct in […]

Life, it’s a maelstrom but you’ll be ok – celebrating the women who have overcome the storm in their minds

So, it was International Women’s Day on Thursday. In the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the key push for the year was #PressforProgress. This was centred around motivating and […]

An Evening of Meat by Performance Artist Kate March

Anyone who knows me can attest to me being a dedicated vegetarian, so they might be surprised to find that when offered to attend a night out named An Evening […]

Damned if she does, damned if she doesn’t

Last week, Jennifer Lawrence chose to wear a stunning Versace gown at a press event for her latest film, Red Sparrow. Lawrence was photographed, outside in London, with four wrapped […]

Tories, Tactics, and Tuition Fees

I was listening to The News Quiz on BBC Radio 4, because I am just that cool, and one of the panellists was asked about Labour’s new policy on animal […]

Don Lear, ‘New York used to be at my feet. Now it’s all gone to the dogs’

‘Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away’ Gloucester’s blinding ‘Gimme Shelter’ by the Rolling Stones, played […]