• Tennis tech could be a game changer

    The tennis season is upon us, with the French Open already under way and Wimbledon right around the corner. Viewers can expect to see some of the useful decision aiding technology that has been around for years, but behind the scenes there is other new technology emerging that could be about to change the game.(…)

  • How to access your psychic abilities

    Today, getting a psychic reading is more popular than ever, especially as you now can have them done online, over the phone or via an email. It’s getting to be something that is as normal as having a counselling session or going for a massage, whereas it used to be more of niche activity. Some(…)

  • A new generation for casino movies?

    With the news of the remake of The Gambler set to hit our screens this Christmas, the genre of casino movies is a trend that’s not going to go out of fashion any time soon. But what exactly is it that makes these movies so popular? Whether it’s the glamour of the Hollywood sirens or(…)

  • Film Review: Where Eagles Dare

    So a glance at the TV guide yesterday and I happened to notice it was on. And like an ‘aholic’ of some kind, I simply couldn’t help myself. The number of times I’ve watched this 1968 WWII classic over the years must be close to double figures now. But I was on my own so(…)

  • Great Expectations: The Cost of Misunderstanding the NHS

    The NHS has a big problem. I’m not talking about questionable financial management, the dangers of excessive entanglement with the private sector, or even superbugs on the wards. The biggest problem I see in the NHS today is a chronic lack of understanding on the part of the public. The very group of people it(…)

  • Film Review: The Quiller Memorandum

    The spy film genre has been thrilling cinema audiences for over a century now and with certain franchises still flourishing, it’s likely to continue to do so for a while yet. Way before “Bond, James Bond” saved us from SPECTRE’s first attempt at world domination and even before the “talkies” allowed fans to hear their(…)

  • Classic TV Review: Tales of the Unexpected

    A recent lucky find in a second-hand bookstore led to this review for I happened upon a rather dog-eared paperback copy of an anthology of Roald Dahl’s short stories with this same name. It immediately brought to mind the wonderfully evocative opening titles and theme music which I simply had to pull up on YouTube(…)

  • Dog Society Spreads Its Welcome Shade

    Bruce (guitar & back-up vocals), Rich (bass & back-up vocals), Brian (lead vocals) and Joe (drums) make up Dog Society, a long-standing band from New York City. After their debut album, Test Your Own Eyes from 1993, it was a long time until the next one, with Emerge coming out in 2013. And just like(…)

  • The King of Synth-Pop Has a New Release

    Feeling stressed? Put your feet up and have a listen to Non Sequitur (released 29th May, 2014), 44 minutes and 13 seconds of one continuous piece of music. cialis canadian pharmacy Described as “progressive instrumental synth-pop”, it’s the work of Italian composer, Andrea Remondini. This is his debut full-length CD and is self-produced. Taking the(…)

  • Joel Has Gotta Lot of Soul

    For late night music when you’re feeling mellow and the moon is up, Joel Havea is the fella you need. His five-track EP, titled Strings & Wood (released 24th May, 2014), is an acoustic set which perfectly demonstrates the singer-songwriter’s expressive vocal delivery, soulful voice and guitarist skills. Joel is an Australian, hailing from Melbourne, but(…)

Tennis tech could be a game changer

Tennis tech could be a game changer

The tennis season is upon us, with the French Open already under way and Wimbledon right around the corner. Viewers can expect to see some of the useful decision aiding technology that has been around for years, but behind the scenes there is other new technology emerging that could be about to change the game.(…)

How to access your psychic abilities

How to access your psychic abilities

Today, getting a psychic reading is more popular than ever, especially as you now can have them done online, over the phone or via an email. It’s getting to be something that is as normal as having a counselling session or going for a massage, whereas it used to be more of niche activity. Some(…)

A new generation for casino movies?

A new generation for casino movies?

With the news of the remake of The Gambler set to hit our screens this Christmas, the genre of casino movies is a trend that’s not going to go out of fashion any time soon. But what exactly is it that makes these movies so popular? Whether it’s the glamour of the Hollywood sirens or(…)

Film Review: Where Eagles Dare

Film Review: Where Eagles Dare

So a glance at the TV guide yesterday and I happened to notice it was on. And like an ‘aholic’ of some kind, I simply couldn’t help myself. The number of times I’ve watched this 1968 WWII classic over the years must be close to double figures now. But I was on my own so(…)

Film Review: The Quiller Memorandum

Film Review: The Quiller Memorandum

The spy film genre has been thrilling cinema audiences for over a century now and with certain franchises still flourishing, it’s likely to continue to do so for a while yet. Way before “Bond, James Bond” saved us from SPECTRE’s first attempt at world domination and even before the “talkies” allowed fans to hear their(…)