• Editorials Instagram activism and its fundamental flaw
    It’s easy to ridicule large corporations for their callous approach to social issues. Their indifference to the bigger picture is pretty obvious and the PR teams usually slap together a sanctimonious piece of virtue signalling. All for the promise of profit. Everyone in the world has talked about this kind of activism – it is […]
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  • Education The School Funding Backlash Explained
    The resignation of Education Recovery Commissioner Sir Kevan Collins paints quite the picture. Only four months into his post, Sir Collins has quit in protest against the £1.4bn school funding pandemic catch-up budget for the next three years. It’s a decision that Labour has called “totally insufficient” and headteachers have labelled a “damp squib”. According […]
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  • Movies Lake Mungo – The Scariest Film You’ve Never Seen
    Genuinely great 21st century horror films deserve all the hype and excitement that the newest franchise film or Oscar contender gets. The likes of Hereditary, Possum and The Witch have all been universally praised for their deeply unsettling imagery, themes, sound design and effect they leave on an audience. However, one little film released in […]
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  • Movies Film Review: The Woman in the Window
    Something about Netflix’s latest thriller addition, The Woman in the Window, adapted from the novel of the same name by AJ Finn, makes me wonder whether a conflict between two filmmakers was at the heart of this film’s production. Such is the mismatched and muddled style of what it is I’m watching that it came as […]
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  • Sport The Rise of Chris Harris
    The date is February 3rd 2018. The opening round of the Six Nations is taking place with Scotland taking on Wales in Cardiff.  What’s notable is a dubious sight in the Scottish line-up: try fiend Huw Jones in at inside centre to accommodate the 13 jersey to a tall, straw-haired and rather lanky looking bloke […]
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