• Lockdown Should Not Be Eased Until We Have An Effective Track And Trace App

    On the 4th July, pubs, hotels and restaurants are expected to open in the hospitality sector, following Boris Johnson’s recent announcement of a lockdown easing. But is it really safe to reopen such a vast swathe of society when we’re only at the tail end of coronavirus deaths and...
  • The Forgettable Obscurity Of Apple TV+

    Apple TV+ was this week judged “below average” for both value and original programming by the American Customer Satisfaction Index. It has now been over half a year since its launch, so the question is – why has this new streaming service failed to gain traction? While Apple TV+...
  • Review: Student Shopping Night

    October 2nd was a night not to be missed. 6 pm-10 pm, intu Victoria Centre promised to keep us entertained all night and I am glad to say they fulfilled their part of the promise. Hold your horses, everyone, Nottingham had one of its biggest student shopping night at...
  • My life in phones: a brief history of technological memories

    Motorola clamshell, Nokia 1600 and Sony Ericsson k700 – a long lost generation of mobile phones that first introduced us to the technological world. Do you remember the initial excitement that pierced your heart when your fingers impatiently ripped the wrapping paper apart to reveal the one little piece...
  • Let’s Articulate #16: Are galleries and theatres being ruined by smartphones?

    I recently visited the ‘Records and Rebels’ exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This fantastic exhibition demonstrated the era-defining importance of the late 1960s and its impact at the time. It included fashion, film, design and activism as well as some of the best music of...
  • Arts Investigates: Temporary Art – Will It Last?

    Van Gogh, Picasso, Da Vinci and Michelangelo are all artists whose art has inspired and entertained generations. The Mona Lisa still encourages flocks of snap-happy tourists to gaze upon her smile with wonder and excitement every single day. However, the landscape of art is constantly changing and many modern artists...
  • Has Quarterly Capitalism gone too far?

    In 1970, £10 of every £100 of profit was distributed to shareholders. According to the BBC, that number today is at £70. The money is being flushed from long-term investments into the hands of the shareholder. It’s no wonder that the Financial Times is reporting that investment has dried...