Big Ben spices things up a bit and announces the new year with a ‘bang’ instead of a ‘bong’.
These were Troy Davis’ last words. Truly heartbreaking. “I’d like to address the MacPhail family. Let you know, despite the situation you are in, I’m not the one who personally killed your son, your father, your brother. I am innocent. The incident that happened that night is not my fault. I did not have a […]
Birdy releases yet another beautiful cover, this time of The XX. It’s hard to believe she’s only 15!
During March and April, I took up the 30 Day Song Challenge on Facebook. The idea was to post a song every day according to a set list, which you can find at the previous link. I thought I’d share the results of the challenge here, in an attempt to provide a bit of insight […]
In July and August of 2007, I travelled to Hong Kong, as my dual citizenship requires that I return every three years. While there, we decided to visit Beijing and its landmarks, such as the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China. In doing so, I was able to gain a much […]
In August 2006, my family and I went on a two-week holiday travelling around the West Coast of America, visiting landmarks on a route through California, Nevada, Arizona and back into California again. Our journey allowed us to visit beautiful natural formations, such as the Grand Canyon, as well as bustling tourist attractions like Hollywood. […]
Read Reading Half-Read All Quiet on the Orient Express — Magnus Mills Norwegian Wood — Haruki Murakami Stuart: A Life Backwards — Alexander Masters Freedom — Jonathan Franzen The White Tiger — Aravind Adiga The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie — Muriel Sparks Wolf Hall — Hilary Mantel A Week In December — Sebastian Faulks […]
It’s been a good month for Twitter, with events such as Christmas and the New Year topping the trends, not to mention two great radio gaffes involving politicians. To add to this, as the commotion over WikiLeaks and the tuition fees rise started to calm, people began to talk about the coalition government’s new measures […]