Hastings Pirate Day 2012 – By Grace Latter

No Matter What You Are, No Matter Who You Are… On Sunday 22nd July … You’re a PIRATE! Back in 2009, some brilliant minds decided to host a gathering of pirates in the supposedly idyllic seaside town of Hastings. They encouraged members of the public to come and roam around town dressed as buccaneers and …

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That Was Football: Remembering the Greatest Video Game of All-Time – By Luke Irwin

We’re in the fourteenth minute of stoppage-time at the end of the second-half and Real Madrid and Chelsea are deadlocked at 3-3.  Then a long ball is hoofed forward, Ivan Helguera gets a head to it and suddenly – Luis Figo is through on goal!  He shimmies past his man and barrels down on the …

Where have all the Hippos gone? – By Holly Lucas

Normally when you visit a zoo, the animals are less than social, spending their time hiding in their habitats, or just sleeping. You want to tap on the glass and see them do something. Anything. However, I have just spent the most amazing day at Longleat Safari Park. Just outside of Warminster, it is more …

Avenue Q – Reviewed by Grace Latter

“Have you guys seen Avenue Q before then?” “No... I’ve heard about it, but never actually seen it.” “Oh, well brace yourselves!” Avenue Q is, first and foremost, a beautifully unique concept for a musical. It tells a story of a group of misfits, some human and some of the puppet persuasion, living together in …

An Open Letter to that Guy Who Just Conned Me – By Luke Irwin

Dear “Craig” – if that is your real name, Do you remember me?  I’m the guy you just conned – nay, stole – almost £500 from at the bar last night.  Of course you remember me, you’re probably at home right now throwing my hard-earned money into the air, rolling around in it and laughing …

Jaws re-released and fully restored – by James Walpole

I cannot think of a better film to see, re-released in cinema, than Jaws. The thought of that awesome score emanating through a cinema’s sound system must get you excited. The film is so suited to the cinema environment; with its epic man vs. beast storyline, the revered place it holds in our culture, and …