• The End of Fracking in the UK

    Last week, the government suspended fracking operations in the UK indefinitely. This being the second time in ten years marks a possible dead-end for the many companies that have sought to cash in on the fossil-fuel technique over the past decade. Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced the halt after...
  • Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

    I’ll point out now that Michael Kiwanuka is a Brit-nominated artist with a number-one album under his belt, but I won’t mention anything about his commercial success from hereon out. Listening to his newest album, KIWANUKA, feels like racking up numbers and ticking boxes is the least of its...
  • Independent Bookshop Interview: Ideas on Paper

    Ahead of Impact’s Health and Wellbeing issue, Impact Arts are releasing a series of interviews with local and regional independent bookshops on what they bring to the community. In our second interview, Myron chatted to Alex, owner of Ideas on Paper, an independent bookseller and magazine shop in Cobden...
  • Bookshop interview: Five Leaves

    Ahead of Impact’s Health and Wellbeing issue, Impact Arts are releasing a series of interviews with local and regional independent bookshops on what they bring to the community. For our first interview, Myron caught up with Ross Bradshaw from Five Leaves to find out more about the bookshop. Myron:...
  • Album Review: Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2

    The two-part album is a rare species in mainstream music, its a big risk that can make an artist’s inconsistencies painfully clear. This year, Foals have proven they possess both the grand designs and the musical skill to pull one off with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost....
  • Book Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

    Its never a small task for a creator to return to something they made if it has since embedded itself in the national - even in the global - consciousness. When that thing becomes a modern classic, adding to it is sort of like having a kitchen extension on...
  • Film Review: Spider-Man: Far From Home

    Until he appeared in the MCU, I used to hate spider-man. I only really knew him from the older films and from cheap merch like school lunchboxes. From all that I thought he was a bit silly. Post-Tom Holland, however, he has grown into my favourite Marvel superhero. Far...