Looking For Hot Singles #8

Jagged Moon – ‘Learn To Swim’ - Single Review It takes Jagged Moon less than three seconds to make their ever so gorgeous-sounding point. Experimenting with a wavy synth filter on the lead guitar, the oscillating riff which opens ‘Learn To Swim’ drives the song with a shimmering consistency until its emphatic finish. And it’ll … Continue reading Looking For Hot Singles #8

My Love Island Journey – Days 7 & 8

Missed the last episode of Vini Jones’ Love Island journey? No worries. Catch up here. What a week it had been in the Villa. After numerous twists and turns, Vini Jones had finally found herself coupled up with a boy that promised to be affectionate, caring and, above all, loyal. Levi, an Olympic water polo … Continue reading My Love Island Journey – Days 7 & 8

Elmer the Post-Racial, Patchwork Elephant

Childhood is a glorious thing, an incorruptible period of grass-stained knees, grazed elbows and the colourful picture books from which we first learnt how to read. And none of these books is more colourful, more beloved, than David McKee's Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, published in 1989. Cementing its national treasure status, every 26th of May marks … Continue reading Elmer the Post-Racial, Patchwork Elephant