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Childhood toys: should they be kept in your past?
A survey has shown one in five adults still hold onto childhood toys with soft toys the most popular to keep hold of, just ahead of Lego and action figures. my modest #LEGO castle collection pic.twitter.com/25XUvVgIeB — Seranok (@SeraBLOX) October 16, 2015 I don’t find this fact strange and consider myself one of 3.8 million adults who...
Travel solo, not alone
Quit your job, leave everyone and everything you know behind and just travel.  There are more and more of these stories in the news and on social media, awe-inspiring tales taunting us with their complete freedom. While I may be one of the many who day dream of quitting everything – particularly after a hard day...
Miley Cyrus: A tour definitely not educational
Yes that Miley Cyrus. The one we all know and love (to talk about at least). Yes that Miley Cyrus. The one we all know and love (to talk about at least). The twerking, wrecking ball grinding, hammer licking singer, has claimed her new tour will be educational and artistic for children. Just let that...
Congratulations you’re going to uni…now what?
If you have your place at the university you want, brilliant. If you have your place at the university you want, brilliant. Now however a million other questions come to mind.  Where am I going to live, when can I move in, what if I don’t like my flatmates, have I chosen the right course,...
It may feel like it, but the world has not ended
If you have not already received your A Level results then chances are you are a shaking, sweating messy knot of nerves. Is there anything in life more stressful? If you have not already received your A Level results then chances are you are a shaking, sweating messy knot of nerves. Is there anything in...
Don’t expect journalists to be working for free
There is no such thing as a free meal. This is a saying we all know and trust, after all what was the last thing you got for free with no strings attached? There is no such thing as a free meal. This is a saying we all know and trust, after all what was...
Jamie Oliver + Music: a recipe made in heaven?
Jamie Oliver has an album, ok so he’s not singing but it is designed to be played while you are cooking. Yet another pie he has a thumb in, pardon the pun! Jamie Oliver has an album, ok so he’s not singing but it is designed to be played while you are cooking. Yet another...
Is editing Fawlty Towers for racism the right choice?
The BBC is planning to edit an episode of the popular 1970s The BBC is planning to edit an episode of the popular 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers. This is because of the language used by one of the characters. But is this editing long overdue or political correctness gone mad? The character Major Gowen is...
The Top Five Social Media Moments of 2012….
Social media has become such an integrated part of society it has become hard to separate it from daily life. Social media has become such an integrated part of society it has become hard to separate it from daily life. Yet it has been involved with the biggest stories in the news and has even...
Top 10 Ways to Keep Warm For Students (and other poor sods)
We’ve all been there, cold student halls or not being able to afford the heating in the middle of winter. Sat around the house fully clothed and in your bed? We’ve all been there, cold student halls or not being able to afford the heating in the middle of winter. Sat around the house fully...