Cards on the table: my biggest gripe with news of Caitlyn Jenner’s gender reassignment is that her new name doesn’t begin with ‘K’. Then again, choices like that reflect her individuality, and well done to her. Her bravery has got everyone talking, but why do other individuals championing social change not receive similar coverage? Snoop … Continue reading Keeping Up With Caitlyn
Chances are quite high that YouTube was both your best friend and your greatest enemy during the exam period. Hours of endless entertainment, but at the same time, hours of endless procrastination. You might have even tried to convince yourself that there were useful revision tips on the video site, but then why did you … Continue reading Rising Stars – Putting The “You” In YouTube
No, this isn’t a parody piece on Eddy Grant’s smash hit ‘Electric Avenue’. Here we are, into the third week of a Conservative-led Britain and many people dissatisfied with the results of the General Election. An election process that cajoled everyone into life, with Britain recording its highest voter turnout since 1997. On May 7th … Continue reading Rock Down To Electorate Avenue
‘No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness’ – Aristotle. True, there’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’, but there are a four ‘I’s in ‘individuality’, and it is the contributions of talented individuals which enables teams and organisations excel. So why do we love to hate personalities with big egos? Typical remarks go … Continue reading Here We Ego Again
If you haven’t heard of Cara Delevingne, you’ve been living under a bridge for the past few years – although maybe that’s where you will want to live after you see the unattainable beauty. She can model, sing, act, dance, play the drums and acclaims much of her attention for having “eyebrows for days” – … Continue reading Cara Delevingne – “Golden Girl” Of The Fashion World
OT Genesis claims that he’s “in love with the Coco” – but it’s not just him, many people are, and it’s not just coco. Long has it been since the ‘hippy’ movement of the 60s and 70s which emerged as a counterculture movement rejecting the mores of mainstream American life, but the question of drug … Continue reading Yo, Mr White – Should Drugs Be Legalised?
A few nights ago, social media was set ablaze after Natalia Kills (no idea who she is) passionately affirmed her unwavering support for “creative integrity and intellectual property” as a judge on the X Factor NZ. The Jessie J tribute act berated and accused contestant, Joe Irvine, of copying the dress sense and style of … Continue reading A Blurry Line: Copyright Infringement and Willy Moon’s suit
Amidst all the negativity of the oil crisis, there are beacons of hope. British oil and gas companies expect to create thousands of jobs over the next two years despite the dramatic slide in oil prices, according to the fourth Bank of Scotland report. Although the report found that 39% of the respondents felt that … Continue reading It’s Not Oil That Bad
Would it be appropriate for Miliband to circle Cameron, making chicken noises as excuse after excuse emanates against the TV debate schedule? Probably not given he is running to lead the country, but the broadcasters still face a continuous struggle to get Mr Cameron on board with the current debate regime as last week the … Continue reading Lights, Cameron, Action!
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, just a drone. The use of drones is better associated with conflict, as they play a prominent role in American military strategy. In the UK, the use of civilian drones is a nascent industry, which the lawmakers are looking to regulate effectively in order to ensure … Continue reading Drone Deal?