Review of the new Tarantino Epic.
4/5 I decided to write a review while listening to the album, it’s 06:47am. It starts with a lot of ray guns. There is a religious theme from the outset. Like Leonard Cohen, Bowie eventually found something beyond a diet of milk, chilli and cocaine. Who knows, maybe celebrities get bored. I’ve interpreted it as… Continue reading Blackstar Review
8 The Strand, SA1 2AE Swansea, United Kingdom www.facebook.com/GravityStationSwansea Gravitating down Wind Street, I never expected to find somewhere new where not only could I meet a lot of new and interesting people, but I could also get some good beer and spin some vinyl. Led by the Hop Hustlers at The Gravity Station,… Continue reading 6 Tidy places to check out in Swansea
From the heady opening mix of industrial dance beats, choral chanting and orchestral strings. Burping Jazz Sax. Ray Guns. The voice is devotional. There is a sudden lift, the Blackstar rising? The spaceship taking off? A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away? “How many times does an angel fall?” How many times… Continue reading What is the meaning behind Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’?
Ice ran through their veins as they walked among the feeling. Dead eyed supermen who were dying, but could never die. There wasn’t any real world for them, as if the only place they belonged were in labs still like everyone else they had to eat, so ventured one such specimen into Tesco to pick… Continue reading Waiting Room
When I heard I’d been accepted for a placement in Ikorodu, Nigeria. A slightly caffeinated buzz ran though me, It felt like my mind was already boarding the plane. However, I knew I had to keep my feet on the ground! I had some fundraising to do; Up until Christmas, I begged strangers to buy… Continue reading Caffeinated Charity Work
Led in by the fairy lights, beer and salted snacks. I discovered Swansea’s most recent venue; an arty cinema located in a gutted out army recruitment centre. Playing a mix of old films such from Casablanca to Gravity, Cinema and Co represent the regeneration of the city which is attracting the likes of bars such… Continue reading Getting Reel with Cinema and Co
An Exceptional Noirish Cold War Thriller. This film pours out just as many great lines as it does whisky, starring Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan an insurance lawyer who sets out to defend a suspected Russian spy. Hanks, no doubt helped by the brilliantly realised Cold War setting of the 1960’s is proof that… Continue reading Bridge of Spies Review
As I write this, people across the UK are dressing up, drinking and thinking only of one particular french word ‘Beaujolais’ A lot of harsher words have been associated with Paris in the last week, the shocking attack by radical extremist group ISIS on it’s people and by extension, it’s values has rightly dominated the… Continue reading Paris Attacks: No easy réponses