April, 2017

Book Review: Alexander Rodchenko

Born in St. Petersburg in 1891 there was not obvious artistic influences in his working class home. With that almost untainted background it must have been a revelation to him when he later went to the Kazan Art School (where he actually met his future wife Varvara) and the world of possibilities opened up to him.

Cars: The new VW Amarok

While the classic pick-up truck has been a firm favourite for decades across the pond, these popular vehicles are currently experiencing a popularity boom here in the UK

Travel: Is Nevis the Next Big Thing?

Apparently, the tiny island of Nevis is the deserted playground of the rich and famous, and is where celebrities are said to come and chill out. Allegedly some of the large houses in the hills are owned by A-list sun seekers, who only come over for two weeks a year, zipping in via private jet (natch).

Top Five Games You Must Play Online

First released in 2001, this game has spanned many series and is still popular. Bejeweled Deluxe, Bejeweled blitz and Bejeweled twist are the other versions of the game that have been well received over the years.

I am not your negro film review april 2017

Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro

I’m sure like many a soul who is fortunate enough to happen upon the quite exceptional new documentary by seasoned director Raoul Peck ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ (2016) won’t be aware of the voice, words and actions of it’s subject, the equally eminent ringmaster of storytelling (in this case via words) James Baldwin.

Book Review: Alan Kitching – A Life in Letterpress

Considering the vast majority of artist and master letterpress typographer/designer Alan Kitching’s life has been very well and tastefully spaced around the world of type, it seems almost a disservice to try and attempt to use words on a computer screen to talk or indeed rightfully celebrate him.

Tipping: The End of Meal Minefield

You’ve been out for a lovely meal with your friends and you’ve just asked for the bill when the age-old debate arises; should you all split the bill and add a little extra as a tip?

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Swiss Army Man creates a world like no other – a place of pure fantastical imagination, brimming with magical realism yet featuring two characters whose dreams and fears are entirely relatable.