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Interview with author Jean Debney 

Last Friday I had the pleasure of sitting down with author Jean Debney to talk about her new novel ‘Far Away Hills’, a work of historical fiction based on the memoirs of her mother about her life and that of her grandmother and grandfather. The story revolves around Debney’s grandmother travelling with small children from …Read More


Interview with Lydia Poole ahead of her performance at the MAC

Hope Bolger spoke to Lydia Poole ahead of her role at Elizabeth Taylor in ‘The Liz and Dick show’ on at the MAC next week. They talked about the difficulties of playing a Hollywood legend, the chemistry of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and how to survive in the world of acting. The Liz and …Read More


BBC Good Food Show Day 4: Best Christmas Presents

On Sunday the 30th of November, we ventured to the NEC to discover the delights of the BBC Good Food Show. We have never seen so much food in one place! As well as tasty treats, there were also a range of drinks and useful gadgets for the kitchen. It was the perfect day for …Read More



The BBC Good Food Show Day 2: Katie and Lou’s Top Picks

As most food lovers will know, The Good Food show has opened once again at the NEC Birmingham for its winter show. Besides giving a vast variety of different foods from all around the globe, the show offers a range of drinks from flavoured water to much stronger beverages. Although food and drink are definitely …Read More


The BBC Good Food Show: Top Picks for Students

The Good Food Show has opened its doors once again – bringing the finest range of food and drink from across the country. Ellie and Hope went along to the first day of the event to take a look at the extensive range of food and drink available, deciding to focus on the best buys …Read More


Interview with chef Phil Vickery at the Good Food Show

As you walk around the Good Food Show it is clear to see that gluten free food has really taken off, with more chefs coming round to the idea experimenting with alternative ingredients. After watching Phil Vickery at the The Bakes and Cakes Stage cook up some gluten free alternatives to family favourites, we managed …Read More


Clothes Show Live Ticket Giveaway

COMPETITION TIME: We’re giving one lucky person the chance to win a FREE pair of tickets to the Clothes Show Live on Friday 5th December. Clothes Show Live celebrated it’s 25th birthday in style! With catwalks, celebrities, fashion and beauty galore. December 5-9 is a fashion festival packed with top fashion and beauty brands, hair …Read More


The Nabokov Arts Club: Love in the Afterlife Ticket Giveaway

This Saturday, for one night only Nabokov Arts Club comes to Birmingham for the first time ever with a late night party like no other. Live acts combine with interactive performances and installations for a raucous and ghoulish night out where audiences can be zombified by hair and make up experts and then marry their …Read More


Trading Places, Same Old Faces

It’s a quarter to two in the morning. I’m searching for a pocket of space, crammed into a corner with perhaps a hundred other people. A high heel stabs on my toe, I lose rhythm momentarily and my feet cling to the floor. But then, just as they always do, The Strokes start playing, my …Read More