Some of the Best Things that Happened in 2016

I wrote an article shortly after America learnt of their new President, Trump. It was a fairly bitter article and I made some predictions of what’s next to come in 2016 and the mistakes and people we’ve lost during this year from Alan Rickman to Prince to the narrow draw of Brexit and the ludicrous American Presidency. So I promised myself I would write a … Continue reading Some of the Best Things that Happened in 2016

Save Our Nightlife: How Labour are Putting the Party back into Party Politics

Britain has always been at the forefront of dance music culture ever since the heady days of the late 80s and early 90s rave scene. Despite massive setbacks such as the 1994 Criminal Justice Act, which allowed police the power to shut down any event “characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats”, and the ongoing war on ‘noise pollution’ from local councils … Continue reading Save Our Nightlife: How Labour are Putting the Party back into Party Politics

Leicester City: A Glimmer of Hope in the Face of Austerity Britain

By now, pretty much everything that can be said about Leicester City’s premier league victory has been said. It has been described as the greatest underdog story in sport, a work of art and a big fat middle finger to the financial elitism of English football. Whilst this is all true, I believe there is a much broader symbolic meaning to all of it. Leicester … Continue reading Leicester City: A Glimmer of Hope in the Face of Austerity Britain

Music legends.. An end of an era or time to move on?

2016 has been a hard year in terms of celebrity deaths. We’ve lost the King of comedy Ronnie Corbett, an incredibly talented actor Alan Rickman and the entertaining presenter Terry Wogan to name a few. It’s been hard for music lovers too, David Bowie, David Guest and now the death of Prince has ricocheted through the world. Heaven is looking a lot better than Earth … Continue reading Music legends.. An end of an era or time to move on?