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How to report on a murder investigation How to report on a murder
When I got into work on a day back in July, I was honestly hoping for a bit of a quiet day.It was my first day back on the digital team at Kent Live after spending a month working solely on print stories for our newspapers. Don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t slacking while writing...
Studying journalism at University of Sheffield Journalism at the University of Sheffield
I came to the University of Sheffield in 2016 with the dreams and hopes of studying journalism. I had previous experience in magazine journalism and I had dabbled with editing news videos, but to me – this was the chance to truly become a professional. Now, I pay £9,000 a year to study and I...
Why the British love bingo Brits love bingo
The game of bingo has been around for decades in the United Kingdom as well as many other parts of the world. The game itself draws from ancient roots and is one of the oldest known games in the world. Many other games have sprung from bingo, including keno and lotto. However, in England, bingo...
First-time buyer? What you need to know about car warranties car warranties
First-time car buyer? This is a hugely exciting time in your life and everybody remembers their first vehicle very well as it provided so much freedom and independence. The car buying process can be a difficult and stressful one and particularly with so much variation and a range of factors to consider. One aspect is...
Kettle teams up with Byline Festival Byline festival 2018, kettlemag,
You may have noticed that it's getting a little warmer and there is a weird yellow disc in the sky that seems to be radiating heat. The once frozen cracks in the soil are opening and the first shoots of Spring are making themselves be seen. It warms your cockles doesn't it - yes, Spring is most...
Kettle launches Patreon account student journalists, kettle mag
Kettle Mag was set up in 2011 to help journalism students gain the practical, publishing experience that so many employers demand these days, whist building a professional portfolio of published work. Since then we've had the privilege to work with hundreds of amazing journalism students - mostly, but not exclusively, from the UK. Many of our...
Top tips for saving money as a student Skate board to university, kettle mag
Managing your finances when you are a student can be extremely tricky. There is rent, food, books, travel and, of course, the occasional night out to factor in. This can be hard if you are not working, which is why it is important to look for great ways to save cash wherever possible. Using these...
Tinderella – The first date after heartbreak
It's been a funny old few weeks here at Billie HQ, not much going on in terms of real-life romantic developments, but plenty going on in the murky world of online personas. Secrets, lies and shock revelations have dominated October. It's been a lot to get my head around, so THAT is maybe a story...
Tinderella – golfing and ghosting… ball-1271974_1920.jpg
Those of you that follow my exploits on twitter will know that the last couple of weeks have been taken up with chatting to someone on Tinder. Since you and I last spoke, we went on a date, so I thought I’d tell you all about it… For the benefit of my non-tweeting readers, here’s a...
Billie Strikes it Lucky…? bowling-237905_1920.jpg
The last few dates I’ve been on have been disasters. Everyone I matched with on Tinder was a straight-up sex pest, and my Bumble matches seemed to have lost the ability to type a reply to my opening messages. It was time to change tactics. What this Tinderella really wants out of all of these...
Tinderella – Great Expectations
I don’t know about you, but I like to go into a date with expectations of how it will go. I like to expect that we’ll click, that we’ll talk about everything and nothing, that we’ll laugh, and hopefully enjoy it so much that we’ll want to do it again.  If you’ve ever read @theguyliner’s...
Tinderella – A real life non-fairy story
Tinderella is a biweekly feature on Kettle where our resident Tinderella shares her stories of dating, love, dumping and sex. Billie (pseudonym) is our third Tinderella to write for Kettle. You can also read about our other Tinderella's Aoife and Becca. Introducing Billie Hello!  Welcome to the often weird, sometimes wonderful and, according to my friends,...
Corporate Giveaways: Why do you need them?
Corporate giveaways, the best way to intrigue a new market of people, the nicest way to say thank you to your clients and the easiest way to create business for you. Are you looking for a bright idea? Are you bored of sending leaflets or pens? Consider Retro Sweet, they are not only sweet and fun...
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