Every time ‘Fairytale Of New York’ rolls around, someone pipes up with that classic Kirsty MacColl comment. However, she had a hugely interesting and eclectic career in her own right, exerting influence on some of the biggest names in indie rock. Jonathan Tonge looks at her career in depth. TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains reference to the homophobic slur in the aforementioned song.
Jonathan Tonge’s writeup of how he responded to losing his father in 2015 at age 16. Resources provided if you need a hand.
We’re all getting used to the familar phrases, “tiers,”, “lockdowns” and “social distancing.” What about the venues in limbo that need our support to get through the current crisis? Here’s a rundown of some cultural destinations that need help.
Getting bored of the same set of meals? Or want to get better at cooking but don’t know where to start? Spice up a boring tomato pasta with these great tips.
Trying to get more environmentally conscious? Scotland has plenty of choices. Here’s our review of the fantastic Zero Waste Market in Dennistoun, Glasgow.
Driving as a student isn’t always easy, but sometimes it’s a necessity and can help you get ahead with work. Here’s a guide on how to buy and run a car cost effectively alongside your studies.
Missing that Halloween magic whilst you’re stuck at home? Here’s Jonathan Tonge with a real life ghost story, complete with analysis of a country ravaged by religious division. The story of the Pendle Witches has captivated scare hunters for years – start your journey through 1600s Lancashire witch country here.
The problem with history is that a lot of what we consume is written by white people. As such, we often fail to acknowledge the achievements and special qualities of immensely influential black people – a lot of whom pop back into the public consciousness a century or two later as one of history’s forgottenContinue reading “Black History – Mary Seacole”
Much interest has been sparked by the 1997 movie ‘Titanic.’ This article sheds light on Titanic and her two sister ships, and the people who lived and died on the three.
Here’s five picks for the ideal soundtrack to falling yellow leaves and cable knit jumper weather…