State of the Polls: January 2015

Since the new year, we have begun to see the General Election campaigns really kick off in earnest – with both the Conservatives and Labour launching posters that outline their core arguments for the battle ahead. The Conservatives are playing upon their track record with the economy, with polls suggesting they are more trusted with the keys to the Treasury than their Labour counterparts, while Labour are going on the offensive about the NHS, pressing home their advantage in opinion polls surrounding the issue. These — Read more →

Putting borders on the internet

One of the things that makes the internet as enormously resourceful, entertaining and helpful as it is is the fact that it is a truly worldwide phenomenon that anybody, from anywhere can use and create. The internet can be seen as one of the fastest ways of delivering globalisation as it allows people to learn and experience other cultures from afar in a way that could never have been imagined before. It is this free exchange of information and entertainment that makes it what it — Read more →

Songs of the Month: December 2014

As hard as it is to believe, that’s us into another new year – 2015. The holidays have been great fun, but now life is slowly coming back to its normal state, and what better way to clear the boredom than with some great music! These are some of the tunes that I’ve been listening to throughout December. Seeing as they were added so late in the year, these tracks will have a chance at appearing on 2015’s songs of the year list seeing as — Read more →