Tom Odell – O2 Guildhall 26.10.18

With the release of his 3rd album ‘Jubilee Road’ on the same day, Tom Odell’s gig at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall is a celebratory achievement and he provided the crowd charisma and poise. Having topped the charts with his debut album in 2013 ‘Long Way Down,’ and gained more popularity with the cover of The Beatles’ ‘Real Love’ for 2014’s John Lewis’ Christmas ad campaign, Odell … Continue reading Tom Odell – O2 Guildhall 26.10.18

Crohn’s Disease – The Invisible Illness

The word Crohn’s may not sound that familiar to you, or in fact to many people, as it is not a widely talked about or known disease. Crohn’s disease is definitely something that you should acknowledge, as it effects over 300,000 people in the UK alone. Crohn’s disease is known as an invisible illness. On the outside the sufferer can look as well as you … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease – The Invisible Illness

A Cabin On The Beach: Cabana Review

Located in WestQuay, Cabana, the home of Rio’s street food, is amongst the best restaurants in Southampton that provides a cultural experience for all food lovers. From the moment you enter Cabana, you’re hit by the beautiful Brazilian aromas that flow from the open kitchen and through the whole of the restaurant. What we love about Cabana is its communal set-up and how they encourage … Continue reading A Cabin On The Beach: Cabana Review

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The UK’s next-Jen artists are far from plain-Grrey

You may be familiar with with London’s current youth movement, where numerous up-and-coming artist have broken onto the music scene in full-stride. But, who are the stand-out names to you? One vocalist in particular has taken the industry by storm, going by the name of JGrrey. After featuring on Youtube channel, Colors Berlin, JGrrey’s following spread worldwide. An immediate and seemingly unstoppable response to Don’t … Continue reading The UK’s next-Jen artists are far from plain-Grrey

Women and The Right to Vote in The Spark

They say that a picture speaks a thousand words, but how many words can we use to describe one of the most progressive and important moves made in history towards women’s rights? This morning students and staff members of Southampton Solent University gathered in their masses to take a commemorative photo to celebrate 100 years since women were given the right to vote. Standing together, … Continue reading Women and The Right to Vote in The Spark

A Review of the Game Awards 2017

2017 was a great year for gaming. With so many deserving entries, this year turned out to be an interesting one for the Game Awards. However, with so many amazing games, there were some commendable games that walked away empty handed. Horizon: Zero Dawn – An open-world action/adventure with robot dinosaurs. Hollow Knight – A cute, cartoonish adventure, inspired by the classic Metroid series, about a … Continue reading A Review of the Game Awards 2017

Christmas Shopping, and Christmas Queuing…

It’s only 8 o’clock on a Monday morning and already, Sophie Castle has been queuing in traffic for half an hour. The early morning rush hour means a journey that would normally take her 25 minutes, now takes a staggering 52 minutes. “It’s so frustrating and I get really bored waiting in traffic when I just want to get to work.” In 2016, the UK … Continue reading Christmas Shopping, and Christmas Queuing…