• Lifestyle

    Decoy- A Contemporary Dance Piece

    A brief interview with Rebecca Evans, a professional dancer and the creator and choreographer of a contemporary dance piece called ‘Decoy’ which will be on at The Place on January 17th and 8pm. What is contemporary dance? Well, how I usually explain contemporary dance is how I explain contemporary art, so there’s a huge spectrum to it; so you have something like Picasso or something like Monet, and you have something surreal like Dali. So you can have theatre dance which is more literal and then you can have very abstract which is pure dance like a Jackson Pollock and…

  • Fashion & Beauty

    Get Cheryl Cole’s Style

    One of the Nations favourite Geordies, singer and ex X Factor Judge (Bit of a tongue twister there) that could only mean one person right?..Of course! It’s the lovely Cheryl Cole. Cheryl is one of those ladies who never fails to look good in whatever she’s wearing, oozing confidence and just overall someone whose fashion sense we envy. Whether she’s rocking up in a glamourous dress on the red carpet for an event or just wearing  casuals while she’s out and about. No matter what, she’s always on trend and on point with her fashion choices. All round glamourous and…

  • Lifestyle

    Facebook for Letter Writing

    I remember when I first left facebook about three years ago; I experienced withdrawal symptoms, as if it was a drug. Each time I’d finish checking my e-mails I’d been so used to going on to facebook that my body would almost shake at not having people’s photos and irrelevant updates and comments to read. I was soon back on it, having used excuses that it’s good for promoting business or keeping in touch with people, and so I stayed and wasted a lot of time and energy staring at the computer screen and reading about what some random person…

  • Arts

    ‘Cause I Love You

    “In the uncertain ebb and flow of time and emotions, much of one’s life history is etched in the senses. And things of no particular importance, or irreplaceable things, can suddenly resurface in a café one winter night.” – Banana Yoshimoto [Kitchen] That beautifully constructed sentence is filled with such truth and simplicity, and it exists as a wonderful testimony to why I love words. To many people a single word, sentence or phrase can have such varied meaning and evoke a magnitude of different thoughts and feelings. Words are simple little things that can have immeasurable power depending on…

  • Fashion & Beauty

    What to wear this Christmas

    It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas….. Now that there’s only a couple of weeks to Christmas, the day where we get to relax with our loved ones.  One thing that is running through my mind is what I am going to wear. There are going to be loads of Christmas events, work do’s, family gathering’s. It is only right that i take you through the high street shops and show you the FESTIVE pieces for the best prices that will make your CHRISTMAS!!! So here goes:- 1.    Primark Dress- £15 2.    Asos mini sequin skirt- £30 3.    Topshop…