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13 November 2019

Witching Hour: Why crystals are a witch's best friend

If you know a witch, or anyone even slightly New Age-y, you'll probably already be aware of their slightly unhealthy love for shiny rocks. Semi-precious stones, tumbled or uncut, are ...

12 November 2019

Seven impressive women in British politics

Politics has for many years been a male-dominated area, but that doesn't mean there aren't a whole host of incredible women paving the way for future generations, taking part in ...

12 November 2019

Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary: The book that yarnivores deserve [REVIEW]

Having been crocheting for a few years now with YouTube and Pinterest as my teachers, I have found that one of the most difficult things to overcome is the tricky ...

12 November 2019

Freelancers unite for Stress Awareness Week

As part of International Stress Awareness Week, a network of freelancers have come together to share their tips to staying ahead of the game and keeping mind, body and soul ...

11 November 2019

The ultimate gamer's gift guide for Christmas 2019

This festive season, we're putting together a whole host of different gift guides for Christmas! Here, we'll be taking a look at some of the best video games and gaming ...
11 November 2019

A week in the world of women's sport: A record-breaking day at Wembley

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, fans turn up in their droves to watch England women at Wembley while Sophie Devine smashes five consecutive ...

11 November 2019

Brian Dowling on his favourite moments from The Real Housewives of Cheshire Series 10 [EXCLUSIVE]

We're now 10 series deep into The Real Housewives of Cheshire, and the chaotic drama shows no sign of slowing down. With the big finale airing tonight (November 11th, 2019) on ...

9 November 2019

Fresh Perspective: Watching Stanley Kubrick's horror classic The Shining for the first time...

Hello everyone! Welcome back to Fresh Perspective, where I’ll be reviewing films I’ve never seen before. This week I’ll be delving into Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining ...

9 November 2019

Five films with major plot twists you wouldn't believe...

When it comes to a shocking plot twist, directors and filmmakers now have to go above and beyond to leave us surprised. There have been lots of attempts at diverting ...
8 November 2019

Feel Good Friday: Meet the man job hunting with his handmade CV cereal boxes!

Lee Macneall's job as the Engagement and Transformation Officer at the Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is coming to an end. With funding potentially running out and the ...

8 November 2019

Film of the Week: American Psycho

This film may seem like an odd choice for Film of the Week, but this psychological thriller from 2000 starring Christian Bale (The Dark Knight trilogy) is a brilliant mashup of ...

8 November 2019

Five things we can't wait for on Pokémon Sword and Shield

With the next core instalment of Game Freak’s monster-catching global sensation arriving next week (November 15th, 2019), fans worldwide are anxiously waiting for any snippet of information regarding Pokémon Sword ...

7 November 2019

All of the best advent calendars and chocolate gifts for Christmas 2019

Every year, we love to try out some of the latest advent calendar offerings on the market, as well as chocolate gifts that would put a smile on the face ...
7 November 2019

Throwback Thursday: Ranking the 10 best Pokémon from the original Generation

Happy Throwback Thursday! Today, we're taking things all the way back to 1996, when the world first got a glimpse of the 151 original Pokémon as part of Generation I. ...

5 November 2019

Hilton Bankside in London has character, style and a lot of substance [REVIEW]

When we got the offer to check out Hilton Bankside hotel in London, I jumped at the opportunity. I've always been a fan of a Hilton, but hadn't yet seen ...

5 November 2019

How to comfort your pets on bonfire night

The loud screeches and bangs are enough to make anyone jump if they don’t know it’s coming, so for our cats and dogs this can be even scarier. Many people ...
5 November 2019

True Crime Tuesday: The "shared psychosis" of Ursula and Sabina Eriksson

This week marks the return of our True Crime Tuesday series, and we're back with one of the most shocking and confusing stories to-date! If you've never heard of Ursula and Sabina ...

4 November 2019

Podcast of the Week: What's Good Games

Our Podcast of the Week series continues today (November 4th, 2019) with a dip into the world of video games! There are plenty of podcasts out there that delve deeply into ...
4 November 2019

A week in the world of women's sport: Record-breaking stand in WBBL

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, we saw a new record-breaking partnership in the Women's Big Bash League while world No 1 Ashleigh Barty ...

4 November 2019

How to improve your meditation practice with crystals

The latest scientific research proves that connecting your meditation practice to a physical object strengthens your practice. Known as embodied cognition, this connection between your meditation and a tangible object ...

2 November 2019

BlizzCon 2019: Stunning concept art showcases what we can expect from Overwatch 2

With rumours swirling ahead of BlizzCon 2019 for a couple of weeks, the biggest of all was confirmed when Jeff Kaplan took to the stage and announced the official sequel to ...

2 November 2019

BlizzCon 2019: Check out the concept art and character designs for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

BlizzCon 2019 got off to an incredible start at this year's opening ceremony, when a whole host of new games and additions to others were announced in an hour jam-packed ...

1 November 2019

BlizzCon 2019: Overwatch 2 revealed with incredible cinematic trailer

Though leaks have been slipping through the cracks all week, Overwatch 2 was finally officially announced at the BlizzCon 2019 opening ceremony. It looks as though it will be replacing the original Overwatch ...

1 November 2019

BlizzCon 2019: World of Warcraft gets another new expansion with the arrival of Shadowlands

As BlizzCon 2019's opening ceremony rolled on, World of Warcraft players got their first glimpse at the game's next big expansion, subtitled Shadowlands. A cinematic (above) showed Sylvanas doing battle with the ...