Pubs are pubs and clubs are clubs and never the twain shall meet

Last week I went to a friend of a friend’s birthday gathering at a pub in the student village. I say ‘pub’, but it was really one of those confusing establishments that seeks to be both pub and club at the same time – ‘blurring the lines between a relaxing meal out with your friends … More Pubs are pubs and clubs are clubs and never the twain shall meet

Haim – Days Are Gone

Busy polishing their image since debut EP ‘Forever’ became an unexpected hit last year, Haim have presumably been very keen to mould themselves into popstars, or at least, a recognisable entity within the World of Pop. Since winning the BBC Sound of 2013 Poll and seemingly appearing on every stage performing with every other band at … More Haim – Days Are Gone

The Interview In Which I Genuinely Ask Electro-Pop Outfit ‘Outfit’, About Their Favourite Outfit

  ‘All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players’, wrote Shakespeare, and he should know. It seems, to Andrew Hunt, lead singer of Liverpool band, Outfit, that The Bard’s theme is still relevant today. “My girlfriend got invited to a party where we were given characters that we had to … More The Interview In Which I Genuinely Ask Electro-Pop Outfit ‘Outfit’, About Their Favourite Outfit

Leave Robin Thicke Alone, He Just Needs To Be Loved

Robin Thicke gives the impression of some form of musical Terminator, the T-800 of Testosterone Pop, if you will. However, instead of going back in time to kill Sarah Connors, he’s returned with the aim of singularly, comprehensively, killing off the idea of the Modern Man, with his reinforced stereotype of The Man as sexual … More Leave Robin Thicke Alone, He Just Needs To Be Loved

BREAKING NEWS: Charlie Brooker to split

In a statement that surprised fans and idiots alike, Charlie Brooker announced this morning, via an article on The Guardian’s website,  that he is to split up. After 42 years, the critic, satirist and journalist announced the break up apparently after ‘running out of things to say’. According to official sources, creative differences between his … More BREAKING NEWS: Charlie Brooker to split

12/6/13 – Marie Wood Birmingham Mail Article

Article completed while at work experience at the Birmingham Mail. Full report can be read here: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/things-to-do/birmingham-artist-showcases-work-old-4304288 The artist gave this response to the article: “Thank you so much for your delightful words, measured and well crafted but hinting at the real me so adeptly. I’ve enjoyed talking to you, your freshness and intelligent probing … More 12/6/13 – Marie Wood Birmingham Mail Article