• The Minecraft Renaissance

    Alex Tyndall Minecraft has increasingly been growing in popularity, despite already being a worldwide phenomenon. Alex dives into the reasoning behind this as she explores ‘the game that fills a block-sized hole in our hearts’. I was first introduced to Minecraft at the tender, impressionable age of 12, just...
  • Is ‘Detroit: Become Human’ Coming To TV?

    Alex Tyndall With rumours that Detroit: Become Human, a highly acclaimed story-based video game, might be coming to our TV screens, Alex delves into her hopes and concerns regarding a potential remake.  There has been recent speculation within the gaming community that Sony Pictures, responsible for films such as Casino Royale, Spiderman 1,...
  • Should Artists Explain The Meaning Behind Their Lyrics?

    Every song has a story to tell. Whilst that story might not be particularly profound or philosophical in any way, the lyrics of a song can tell its listeners about the experiences of its songwriter, or the circumstances of its creation – for example, the emotional rollercoaster behind the...
  • The Music That Soundtracked My University Experience

    Alex Tyndall recalls the music that has soundtracked her university experience in Nottingham so far....
  • ‘Endings’ – June Creative Showcase

    Georgia Hamblett & Alex Tyndall We opened this year in September with a creative showcase titled ‘Beginnings’. Since then, we have seen our writers produce some very incredible pieces, from heartbreaking narratives to beautiful descriptives and masterful poems. To bookend everything our contributors have achieved this year, we bring...
  • The Fascination with Fairytale – Tales as Old as Time

    Alex Tyndall Once upon a time, a very long time ago, there was a moral that needed to be taught, or a child that needed putting to bed, or a traveller who needed to be entertained. As long as humans have existed, we have crafted stories to tell to...
  • ‘Tradition’ – May Creative Showcase

    Alex Tyndall For this month’s creative showcase, we asked our writers to think about tradition, broken and unbroken. This lovely piece about a wedding was submitted by Alex. A tradition untested by time There was a wonderful amount of colour, considering the aesthetic was predominantly grey. Hundreds of minute...