Banks – Beggin For Thread

Active since May 2013, Banks has been slowly but surely etching her way onto the British music market. Zane Lowe has played her music. I have played her music (I used to have a radio show on my university's radio station; mainly involved making a fool out of myself in from of notable guests and listeners…Read more Banks – Beggin For Thread


Review: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

Director: Francis Lawrence Screenplay: Danny Strong, adapted from Suzanne Collins Key Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson Rating: 3 stars Before you light your torches and grab your pitchforks, let me make one thing clear: I'm a big Hunger Games fan. I read inhaled the books over the course of a couple of…Read more Review: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

The King. Is. BACK. FYI I mean Ronson - don't get me wrong I love Bruno, but sadly he's not the one who wrote half the soundtrack to my effortlessly edgy teenage years. I joke, of course - the coolest thing about me 10 years ago was probably just my country of origin (Russia - keep…Read more Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

Woodkid – I Love You

Yoann Lemoine, creates wonderful music under the name of Woodkid, and freelances as a music video director and graphic designer. He's also well-known for his hit track Iron, is French, and probably most known for directing videos for Katy Perry's Teenage Dream, and Taylor Swift's Back to December. Oh and apparently that sweet sweet sound…Read more Woodkid – I Love You

Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan

The Cripple of Inishmaan, Noel Coward Theatre Director: Michael Grandage Author: Martin McDonagh Key Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Ingrid Craigie, Gillian Hannah, a whole bunch of Irish people A fair warning to all readers: my expectations for this were ridiculously high, which is probably reflected in the mediocre rating I gave the production. Secondly, I managed…Read more Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan

Restaurant Review – Abeno, Museum Street

Summed up a in sentence:  There's more to Japanese food than just sushi, aight? Pass me that spatula. A stone's throw away from the British Museum  and right down the road from Tottenham Court Road station, sits this tiny gem of a Japanese restaurant - Abeno. Abeno is no ordinary Japanese restaurant - unlike most,…Read more Restaurant Review – Abeno, Museum Street

Hey Monday – Candles See, AS PROMISED, a music post every day. (hopefully they won't start decreasing in quality, as subjective a measure as that may be) Remember the days when Panic! at the Disco were the new craze and Paramore were teen royalty? Remember the hours spent soaked in the rain, queuing in the afternoon to get…Read more Hey Monday – Candles

Bastille feat. Ella – No Angels I realise I risk sounding repetitive by posting songs by the same artist so soon after one another BUT, in my defence... Just listen to this song. I promise you, you will want to play it again once it ends. Be you a 90s baby, or appreciate good mixes, or admit to listening to…Read more Bastille feat. Ella – No Angels

Addicted to…The Mindy Project

Now returning to the screens after a brief Christmas hiatus, Mindy Kaling's new show has managed the impossible: to slyly convert its casual viewers into Mindy Addicts all within the frame of a 20 minute episode. Like all addicts, I am totally hooked, and watch at least half of each episode from behind a cushion…Read more Addicted to…The Mindy Project

Bastille – Flaws

So a lot has happened since I last posted. I realise I haven't posted anything in a while, and for that I really am sorry (based on the assumption that somebody actually reads these mindless self-indulgent rants regularly). Having started this academic year (my last year as an undergraduate at LSE - too soon to…Read more Bastille – Flaws