Category Archives: Features

Does the West deserve what it gets?

With terrorism being so prominent in the world today and the West facing more and more attacks from groups such as ISIS, I have to question the motives of those behind the atrocities and question how much of this pain and suffering we have brought on ourselves through actions such as constant meddling in Muslim countries. Continue reading

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Movie reviews – Marvel: Phase One

SMovie reviews - Marvel: Phase Onetarting out with the incredibly successful Iron Man in 2008 and culminating with the whirlwind The Avengers in 2012, Phase One of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe managed to hook both movie going audiences and fans of the comic series on which the movies are based. Continue reading

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Why I could leave or take Mark Hamill’s role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Why I could leave or take Mark Hamill's role in Star Wars: The Force AwakensWith Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens due out in December, I’ve recently been having a few controversial and divisive thoughts: I don’t really care if Luke Skywalker is in the new movie trilogy or not!

WARNING: SPOILERS FOLLOW! Continue reading

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How much would it cost to build Jurassic Park?

How much would it cost to build Jurassic Park?

With the Jurassic Park franchise finally being carried forwards with the latest instalment: Jurassic World, it’s got some people wondering if it would be possible to build a real life theme park containing real life dinosaurs…and if so, how much exactly would a venture like that actually cost? Continue reading

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Live review: Paul McCartney – Out There tour – Echo Arena, Liverpool (28th May 2015)

A homecoming gig is always bound to be a special one, so when Paul McCartney brought his Out There tour to Liverpool’s Echo Arena for his first full concert in the city in 3-and-a-half years, a special night was guaranteed for all. Continue reading

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Closing the children’s centres: Barnsley Council’s latest stupid idea. (Rant 2.0!

Closing the children's centres: Barnsley Council's latest stupid idea. (Rant 2.0!)

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are my own!!

With the petition to save Worsbrough Common’s Rising Stars Children’s Centre rumbling along nicely and gaining more and more momentum, I just thought now would be a great time to pop my head above the parapet and make a few more points regarding Barnsley Council’s bafflingly stupid decision to close most children’s centres. Continue reading

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Close the children’s centres? Genius idea, Barnsley Council! Not.

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are my own!!

Education is of utmost importance in any young life, so therefore that initial contact with the education system via children’s centres is of even greater importance. It is one of the very first baby steps on a journey that will see them learn, develop and grow into a well rounded member of society. So…why are Barnsley Council closing a majority of these invaluable children’s centres down?! Continue reading

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2015: a great year to be a moviegoer!

2015: a great year to be a moviegoer!

If you’re a movie lover (as I am) then 2015 is shaping up to be a pretty fantastic year to be alive! With some mega blockbusters making their way to the big screen over the course of the year, it’s really going to be a clash of the Titans. And here’s what I’m looking forwards to most…! Continue reading

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Paul McCartney pre-sale fail

Paul McCartney pre-sale failWith Paul McCartney making a long overdue return to the UK with his Out There tour, tickets went on pre-sale…only to be snapped up within seconds by scalpers and fans from outside the UK. Continue reading

What are we going to see in the imminent Star Wars Episode VII teaser?

What are we going to see in the imminent Star Wars Episode VII teaser?With the teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens imminent, the internet is buzzing with what will be included in it. As you would probably expect, this post contains some potential spoilers, so if you don’t want to know, turn away now! Continue reading

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