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Women in Power review – a strange but majestic musical comedy

Seven female writers came together to reimagine Artisophanes’ ‘The Assemblywomen’, a radical comedy following a group of Athenian women as they stage a hostile take-over of the city. The end result is a spunky and bombastic show that just lacks a little consistency when it comes to it’s structure and tone. It’s interesting to have such a large cast of writers attached to one project. … Continue reading Women in Power review – a strange but majestic musical comedy

Why you should watch: Small Crimes

Small Crimes isn’t Westeros, but Jamie Lannister still decided to turn up. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau plays Joe Denton, a corrupt cop recently out of prison for attempted murder. Alcoholic narcissist Denton was put away after carving up the local District Attorney more than a Christmas turkey, but we’re informed early on that he wants to make amends and seeks to redeem his actions. Unfortunately for him, … Continue reading Why you should watch: Small Crimes

Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

New research released by Censuswide shows that millennials, the newest entrants to the job market, are looking for personal fulfilment in their careers with 50% of them wanting to feel that their job is worthwhile. Around three quarters, 76%, of students and recent graduates in Southampton feel that emotional rewards in their future career are equally – or more important – than practical ones. A … Continue reading Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.

I first met Johnny Manna at a pizza place just outside of Hopewell Junction in upstate New York, with little knowledge or inclination of his musical ability and composure. Even as the ensuing day and night passed, I had no idea I was sat in the presence of genuine, exciting talent. Fast forward to a few weeks after returning back to England, and whilst perusing … Continue reading Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.

A Christmas COSMO

“And it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well” – eating loads of food and complaining about the cold weather normally works out quite well for me. Luckily enough, COSMO is inside, warm and has a superb menu. After being invited to sample COSMO’s new Christmas themed selection of food, I thought it fitting I discuss the restaurant in the … Continue reading A Christmas COSMO

Etsy Made Local coming to Southampton

Etsy Made Local is an annual community-led initiative scheme with pop up markets appearing across the country between December 1st and 3rd, where local sellers can trade unique and handmade gifts suitable for the Christmas period. In recent years there has been an influx of ‘shopping independent’ or ‘supporting small businesses’, which is a principle that sites like Etsy and Notonthehighstreet, for example, aim to … Continue reading Etsy Made Local coming to Southampton

Thor: Ragnarok – Two conflicting viewpoints

The latest instalment of Marvel’s cinematic franchise is upon us with Thor: Ragnarok. Since the film has been receiving a mixed reaction, Jessie and Alex have decided to debate their two conflicting viewpoints in a different style of review than usual. Story  Jessie: I felt the story could’ve been much better if it had dropped the cliché “villain/doomsday” plot. The only bits of the story I … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok – Two conflicting viewpoints