Posts by laurawilkes

Album Review: Lauren Mann – Dearestly

Don’t we all just love a good surprise! Lauren Mann’s latest album, Dearestly, popped up out of nowhere on Friday 8th

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Interview: Lights – Mantras On Life, Love and Music

With all the best qualities of her last two albums, Lights’ Little Machines is hearty electro-pop magic that takes you, quite

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Aston is Coming – Classical Band Kills It With Their Game of Thrones Tribute

Aston, a classical band from Sydney, Australia, have smashed it again with their latest musical cover of a fan favourite

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‘The Lady Stripped Bare’ – TED Talk On The 3,276 Hours Women Spend ‘Grooming’

In a brilliant TED talk at TEDxSouthBankWomen, Australian journalist and media personality Tracey Spicer deconstructs (literally) the problem of how long

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If Syria’s Civil War Hit The UK – Save The Children’s ‘Shocking’ New Video

Save The Children have released a ‘second a day’ video interpretation of what it would be like to experience Syria’s

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Media Rallies For Gay Rights As Sochi 2014 Begins

If any reader has recently watched Channel 4’s Dispatches: Hunted, you will know that to be a gay person in Russia

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Ukraine’s Prime Minister Resigns and Anti-Protest Law Abolished

In an attempt to bring a peaceful resolution to the crisis in the Ukraine over the past few months, Ukraine’s

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Men With Guns and Men With Ties – Syria and Geneva II

In March 2011, Syrians, both women and men, marched together against the Assad regime. Almost three years on and the Geneva

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Do We Have To Choose Between the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics OR Gay Rights?

No, we don’t. Though Russia’s controversial anti-gay laws sparked huge calls for a boycotting of the Sochi 2014 Olympics, next

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Confessions and a Heart Strain – Brand New Song From Madness and the Film

Madness and the Film, whose brilliant Scrapbook EP we reviewed a few weeks ago, have released a brand new song, ‘Confessions

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