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Posted on 6:00pm Thursday 25th April 2013
When we think of the word ‘redundancy’, we think of shortage of money and a difficult future, yet there are other forms of redundancy which have a completely different effect. I have never lost my job because of redundancy but I have felt the pain of those other forms.
Posted on 12:00pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013
Many traders have been charging you for making a payment on your credit or debit card. From April 6th 2013 the rules have been changed to make things fairer for the consumer. Read on.......
Posted on 8:31am Monday 22nd April 2013
THE 1980’s and 1990’s were a time of great political change in many ways, perhaps most importantly, and most controversially in the way that the traditional, conventional way of doing politics came to an end, and a new, in part more modern, in part more radical way of politics took over.
Posted on 1:27pm Saturday 20th April 2013
This Thursday and Friday saw two terrific touring music productions, 'Beyond the Barricade' and 'Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is' come to the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. I headed to both and have put together my verdict in my first double review!
Posted on 11:04am Wednesday 17th April 2013
I love writing this blog series. Why? Because I get to poke holes in the conventional, contemporary politically correct stereotypes. And, I sincerely believe that the differences between men and women are genuine and trying to conflate them to fit some academic model of humanity simply denies our humanity. And, for those that know me, I like to provoke…discussion. I’m still waiting for some ardent feminists or Women’s Studies students or professors to weigh in with their comments. So, shall we take on Sexism? Yeah, let’s go for it and I’m going to reveal an embarrassing story along the way!
Posted on 2:32pm Monday 15th April 2013
Last week, I completed a week long work placement at the Birmingham Mail. I was very excited about this prospect, because I had never gained experience at a newspaper before and it's vital to do so as an aspiring journalist.
Posted on 1:23pm Saturday 13th April 2013
IN this coalition’s programme for partnership government, Nick Clegg and David Cameron said that they are “both committed to turning old thinking on its head and developing new approaches to government.” This includes finding new and initiative ways to influence people’s behaviour in regard encouraging environmentally responsible behaviour.
Posted on 2:49pm Wednesday 10th April 2013
The touring adaptation of Michelle Magorian's beloved novel arrives in Birmingham this week and I headed to the New Alexandra Theatre for the press night to see if it managed to recreate the charm and spirit of its source material...