Entertainment

8 August 2022

Author Rita Herron shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

I have an identical twin sister. Actually we’re called mirror image twins because I’m right handed and she’s left handed. We used to play tricks on people, switch classes and ...

6 August 2022

Do Women Gamble as Much as Men?

In 2017 research by the Gambling Commission, it was found that 63% of all adults gambled in 2016. There isn't a huge gap between the sexes regarding gambling. About 66% ...

5 August 2022

Bingo Calls: The odd number edition

You can’t play a game of Bingo without a variety of Bingo calls being shouted out by the game host. Therefore, we have compiled all the odd numbers from a ...

5 August 2022

Letter to my favourite author by C.E.Riley

Dear Angela Carter, You have now been dead for thirty years, stolen away by cancer at the height of your powers. You left behind your lover and your son, and ...
4 August 2022

Author Jean Fullerton shares seven things she'd like her readers to know about her

1. Firstly, if you’d told me twenty years ago that in 2022 I would have twenty published novels to my name I would have laughed. The reason why I would ...

4 August 2022

How my passion for history helped me to write my latest book by Jack Jewers

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a passion for history. When I was very young, I would devour any books, films, and TV programmes that had an ...

4 August 2022

Win a Dr Paw Paw Tinted True Coral Balm

Prize Provider: Dr Paw Paw  The newly launched shade for the summer is the Dr.PAWPAW Tinted True Coral Balm. A beautiful coral multi-tasking balm for lips, cheeks and eyes. ...

1 August 2022

Comedian Amy Gledhill shares how comedy has helped her mental health

Stand-up comedy feels intrinsically linked to mental health. We all know the trope of the ‘sad clown’ and how huge swathes of comedians battle with depression and anxiety in their ...

1 August 2022

Are Women Better Gamblers Than Men?

Although we are all aware that the practice of gender discrimination ought to be a thing of the past, we are all sometimes guilty of setting men and women against ...
1 August 2022

Seven Women Who Won’t Be Silenced in Gothic Literature By Angela Slatter

I’m a big fan of gothic novels – who doesn’t love a teenagerhood spent reading Wuthering Heights, The Castle of Ortanto, The Mysteries of Udolpho? – and there’s a good ...

1 August 2022

Noblewoman dubbed Countess Dracula was the world’s most prolific serial killer

A Hungarian noblewoman dubbed Countess Dracula is the world’s most prolific serial killer. Countess Elizabeth Bathory, who was born during the 16th century, is believed to have murdered 650 young ...
1 August 2022

Robot can beat humans at Jenga

A robot created by British scientists can beat steady-handed humans at Jenga. The device, nicknamed Mascot, was given "arms and fingers" to fix an extremely hot fusion reactor and is now ...

1 August 2022

Couple spark panic by bringing wartime grenade to museum

A couple sparked panic at a museum when they attempted to hand in a wartime grenade. Derek Morgan and his wife Deborah thought that the relic would be welcomed at Castletown ...

1 August 2022

Gaming binges don't impact on wellbeing

Gamers can spend over 10 hours a day on computers before it affects their wellbeing. Researchers from the University of Oxford have tracked the habits of nearly 40,000 gamers - with ...

1 August 2022

Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me by author Marcela Mariz

1. I’m a Latina and a Carioca—a Portuguese term to define someone born in Rio de Janeiro. I moved to the US in my early twenties after graduating from Law ...

1 August 2022

Frances Mensah Williams writes an open letter to her favourite author Dorothy Koomson

Dear Dorothy A few years ago, I was struggling to find a publisher for my romcom novel about a young Black woman in London overcoming confidence and cultural obstacles to ...

1 August 2022

Suzette D Harrison, author of My Name is Ona Judge shares seven things about her

-  Suzette D. Harrison, a native Californian and the middle of three daughters, grew up in a home where reading was required, not requested. Her literary "career" began in junior ...

1 August 2022

Ellie Midwood, author of The Wife Who Risked Everything shares seven things about her

I always wanted to be a writer, but almost became a surgeon instead. I grew up surrounded by books—my mom was a librarian and the magical labyrinth of her workplace ...

1 August 2022

Naseem Jamnia, author of The Bruising of Qilwa: Seven things I'd like my readers to know about me

-  The Bruising of Qilwa is set in a larger universe I’ve been playing in for a while—and is not the only story to be set there! I won the ...

29 July 2022

Win 3 BLU-RAY from our Great Heroines Of British Cinema

Prize provider Fetch Publicity  DARLING (1965) Winner of three Academy Awards® and four BAFTAs, including Best Actress for Julie Christie, Darling is the fabulously lavish and critically acclaimed motion picture set ...
29 July 2022

Brian Eno announces 22nd album FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE

Brian Eno's new album will focus on climate change. The 74-year-old musician is due to release his 22nd studio album 'FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE' in October and explained that the record was inspired by ...

29 July 2022

Mammoths to be brought back to life?

Mammoths could be set to be brought back to life. In a bid to rescue the planet from climate change, scientists have already been looking for ways to de-extinct the Woolly ...

29 July 2022

Homophobic seagull terrorises man on daily commute

A man claims he is a victim of “hate crime” by a savage seagull who dive bombs him on his daily commute. Taylor James - who works in a Marks ...