Posts by laurawilkes

Bye-Bye Barbie Girls – GoldieBlox Encourages Girls To Be ‘More Than Just a Princess’

Debbie Sterling, the founder and CEO of US toy company GoldieBlox, has introduced a new set of toys for young girls

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Live Review: KT Tunstall – Symphony Hall, Birmingham – 13/11/13

KT Tunstall’s latest album, Invisible Empire//Crescent Moon saw a distinct departure from the electro-pop theme of her previous album Tiger

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Review: Madness and The Film – Scrapbook EP

There’s a real element of cool about Madness and The Film, and their first EP, Scrapbook, is sure to be only one of many

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Fancy Helping a Great Band Out? Lauren Mann And The Fairly Odd Folk’s IndieGoGo Campaign

Lauren Mann and The Fairly Odd Folk are an incredibly exciting band with a brilliant debut album, Over Land and Sea,

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Review: Lauren Mann And The Fairly Odd Folk – Over Land and Sea

I’m not going to beat around the bush, the first time this band’s music hit my ears I fell in

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A Look Into The Unreported World

Channel 4’s brilliant documentary series, Unreported World, tackles the important stories so far untold, and with exceptionally honest reporting such

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Another Female Police Officer Shot in Afghanistan

Only two months since Lt Islam Bibi was shot dead in Helmand province, her predecessor was shot today in what

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Yemeni Child Bride, 8 Years Old, Dies On Wedding Night

There have been reports that an 8 year old ‘Child Bride’ from Yemen died on her wedding night after being

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Review: Caro Emerald – The Shocking Miss Emerald Acoustic EP

The Shocking Miss Emerald has shocked again with this spine tingling Acoustic EP… and it’s free! Caro Emerald has taken

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Malala Yousafzai Opens Europe’s Largest Library

On 3rd September, Malala Yousafzai opened the Library of Birmingham; now the largest public library in Europe. In an inspirational

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