Highlights

When Celebrity Becomes Too Much To ‘Bear’
Posted in: Books, Editorial, Highlights, Movies & TV Shows, People

Everyone feels they have a good book in them. Even those who can’t write! And with Christmas festivities over and the new year bringing with it hope and new energy, the frustrated authors amongst us find renewed impetus to tackle those elusive first pages of our masterpiece. But making your name as a writer in […]

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Features

From Rock Musician to Film Composer: Danny Jackson Tackles a ‘Blackout’ Thriller
Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Drama & Theatre, Features, Movies & TV Shows, People

SOUND MAESTRO Danny Jackson is more used to taking the stage at rock gigs as lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for experimental rock band Vali Ohm but in recent years he has switched his sound and music skills to the film industry as a sound editor and film score composer. He has now been appointed […]

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Reviews

Rooftop Dining: Coq d’Argent (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

The blazing British summer and Covid cautions make rooftop dining in the open air much more desirable. The Coq d’Argent in Bank is a French restaurant that is a class above the rest in that department. The summer weather will, no doubt, encourage British diners to try outdoor dining and help support the UK hospitality […]

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Charles Dickens

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    FEB 7: Born on this day Charles Dickens
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    Widely regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era, Dickens provided the nation with many memorable titles and characters from Oliver Twist through to his penultimate novel Great Expectations. Although born in Portsmouth, where he spent his working years as a factory worker, these characters gave us an invaluable insight into life in the […]