An odd little drama.
On this clear, sunny Friday, the weather belies the fact that the UK has undertaken an unprecedented and improbable act of self-harm.
The question on the ballot paper demands a simple black or white answer, yet a study of the issues only offers shades of grey.
A few thoughts on the new Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Having undergone a £272m conversion, London’s Olympic Stadium is ready to host Premier League football and world-class athletics. With its future secured, what hopes remain for its legacy?
The feedback loops and network effects permitted by the internet have allowed companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon to become near-monopolies within their chosen fields.
Whilst I no longer want to tactically vote or have my MP hold on to a safe seat, I’d much rather see continued reform towards fairer representation across all parts of government.
The King’s Speech is undoubtedly one of the most successful independent British films ever made, yet some see this popularity as problematic given the artistic licence given to the events it portrays.
As an era of Labour government led by Gordon Brown surely comes to an end, I reflect on my changing political attitudes and the decision I’ll be making at the ballot box this coming Thursday.
I’ve been living in Littlehampton for almost a year now, yet working 25 miles away from Brighton has meant enduring the somewhat tedious chore that is commuting. This is often a more eventful affair when the journey is taken later in the evening, and tonight was no different.
Growing up, my brother was always the one in our family more interested in American culture. Whilst he followed the NBA and listened to Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan and Eminem, I stood to the National Anthem and worried about Britain’s growing closeness to Europe. America was of little importance to me.
This was written during the research stage of my final major degree project. It’s not intended to be authoritative, yet I feel it is still informative, and highlights a few issues and historical facts I never knew about football and the business it’s become.