A Christmas Carol @ The Grand Theatre

By Carys Svendsen & Laurence Brown ***/5 ‘You shall be visited by the ghost of reviews past, the ghost of reviews present and the ghost of...

The Script’s powerful new music video

By: Emily Maybanks Irish trio The Script have recently released the second single from their most recent album Freedom Child – Arms Open – the...

Emily’s five favourite festive tunes

By: Emily Maybanks With less than 20 days to go until ‘the big day’, I thought I would share my five favourite Christmas songs, including...

The challenging side of Christmas

By: Emily Maybanks The festive season is generally seen as a time of joy, celebrations and spending time with loved ones; however, for some people,...

Variations of Perfect

By: Emily Maybanks Perfect is a song by Ed Sheeran. It was released in September 2017 and is from his third studio album ÷. It...

A Weekend with Dylan Thomas

By Gwen Miles On the first weekend of November, I made my way into the centre of Swansea to get involved in a celebration of...

Leviathan Review

By Carys Svendsen *****/5 “...to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath...

Five things I’ve learnt in 2017

By: Emily Maybanks It’s reached that time of year when people use the phrase “if I don’t see you before, have a lovely Christmas”, which...

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography Review

By Carys Svendsen **/5 Jane Eyre is very much the marmite of the literature world. When Taliesin announced the show Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, I leapt...

Zach Meyer – Questions & Answers

By: Emily Maybanks I recently picked up a copy of Popshot – an illustrated magazine full of short stories, flash fiction and poetry. What really...

Tinsel and Glitter

By: Michael Jenkins This isn’t real. This is necessary. Come with me through the brick and rat exposed arches of Hafod’s Copperopolis in an industrial century...

Top 5 festive jumpers

It’s that time of year again when people start sporting jumpers as the winter weather moves in. From ridiculously over the top patterns to...

Walking in a Swansea Wonderland

By Carys Svendsen It’s that time of the year again: Time for reluctantly accepting the freezing Welsh rain (and perhaps snow) in your warmest outfit...

Yule

by Kassy Fox Also known as Alban Arthan by the Druids, stretches back in history to many ancient practices. Most of which prominently feature a...

Universal Credit: What is it?

by Megan Thomas “What exactly is Universal Credit and why is it so controversial?” is exactly the question no one wants to ask right now,...

Plaid Cymru give support to Catalan independance

by Megan Thomas Plaid Cymru have given their support to the Catalonian struggle for independence. The Catalonian independence movement made headlines recently, when the Catalonian...

Thoughts from the mind of a final year student

by Emily Maybanks Coming back to Swansea in September and being thrown right in at the deep end for my final year of my BA...

A festive nightmare

by Meryl Hanmer In 2014, I suffered my first epileptic seizure whilst sat at home watching a movie with my parents. I stood up to...

Feeling Sad?

by Emily Maybanks SAD stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder. According to the website of the mental health charity Mind, “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a...

Will you be boycotting fur this winter?

by Gwen Miles Following the recent news that Gucci have pledged to go fur-free in 2018, the debate surrounding animal exploitation in fashion has re-entered...