culture consumption: the greatest show-month;

I began my April on a plane to Dubai so that I could surprise my sister for her birthday, and ended it celebrating my best…

new music mondays: the manic street preachers edition;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk. The punchline about angry upstarts journeying to po-faced middle-aged is an easy enough one for a band…

[lyg10] gaudieamus igitur;

September this year marks ten years since I made my first, tentative and over-sharey, foray into blogging. I hope you’ll forgive a little self-indulgence on…

on saturday morning we will rule the world;

When you consider that our introduction to Manic Street Preachers’ frontman James Dean Bradfield’s songwriting talents was the truly terrible “Ocean Spray”, the news that…