Category Archive: Culture

Aug 19

Shocking New Study Reveals Overwhelming Sexism in TV & Film Ads

Women may be fighting for equality but there is still a long way to go. TV, cinema and online adverts are overwhelmingly biased against women, with men appearing on screen FOUR times more than women, and men speaking SEVEN times more than women, according to groundbreaking new research. The study by the Geena Davis Institute …

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Aug 19

All Play – No Work

We all lead busy lives, whether we go out to work or stay at home, there never seems to be enough hours in the day to get what we want done, and very often this leads to the ‘all work, and no plya’ scenario which is damaging to our well-being. Luckily there is a way …

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Aug 17

What To Read in August

A romance novel that you can really get your teeth into. Engaging characters and a brilliant story.  Any Dream Will Do By Debbie Macomber It’s never too late to start again. Two unlikely friends find the strength in each other to overcome their painful pasts. Shay Benson adored her younger brother. She did all she could to …

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Aug 16

Mobile Gaming: An Incredible Smartphone Success Story

When Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, it’s fair to say it transformed the mobile phone industry. Within a couple of years, a smartphone went from being a device for business people and tech enthusiasts to something everybody wanted. One wonders if, at the time, Apple ever realised how much smartphones were also going to …

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Aug 16

Business Of Books: Jane Cable talks to publishing polymath, Liz Barnsley

BUSINESS OF BOOKS: LOVING BOOKS, LIVING BOOKS Jane Cable talks to publishing polymath, Liz Barnsley What is your book related job or business? First of all I’m a reader and reviewer with my own website, Liz Loves Books  – all done for the love of it. On the professional side I work freelance as a submission reader for …

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Aug 14

Family London: Fun Days Out With Children From Tots To Teens By Jimi Famurewa

Family London: Fun Days Out With Children From Tots To Teens By Jimi Famurewa This brilliant little book has over 100 great things to do in London with children. From little ones to teens, there is something for everyone. Great when you are stuck or want to try something new. It is not too heavy …

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Aug 11

Review: Grimm Tales, Chichester

Grimm Tales – For Young and Old Adapted by Philip Wilson Chichester Festival Youth Theatre at the Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood Until 19 August Photo credit: Johan Persson If you go down to the woods today… Just when it seems impossible for Chichester Festival Youth Theatre (CFYT) to achieve any greater heights they come along …

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Aug 10

The Reminders By Val Emmich Book Review

The Reminders By Val Emmich has a very interesting premise: a man who wants to remember, and a little girl who wants to forget. It is a wonderful concept but not all great concepts make great novels. Luckily for Val Emmich The Reminders does work. It is a novel which is both happy and sad, funny and …

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