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Russell captains as Rowe gets Cardiff call-up

Scotland men’s rugby union coach Gregor Townsend has announced his team to take on Wales in the opening round of the Six Nations. With regular full-back Blair Kinghorn temporarily out…

New Year, New You: Bridget Jones and the Rise of the ‘Frazzled English Woman’ 

For me, there’s nothing to kick the year off like a rewatch of Bridget Jones’s Diary, a comfort classic and guilty pleasure that perfectly encapsulates the resurgence of the ‘Frazzled…

Review: The Holdovers

Like all your favourite films from the ‘70s and ‘80s, The Holdovers is a film you want to live in. Earnestly dedicated to its aesthetic of warm, grainy colours, old…

2024: Year of the Grime renaissance

This year marks 20 years since an underground group of musicians created a sound in a small basement in North London. MCs Richard Cowie and Kane Robinson, AKA Wiley and…

The magic of Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

Childhood is often remembered with the utmost fondness, deepest sadnesses, or a combination of the two. Shel Silverstein, Playboy illustrator turned children’s author, managed to capture the complexities of juvenility…

Critique: Poor Things

Yorgos Lanthimos’ misogynistic retelling leaves much to be desired. When I booked my ticket to see Yorgos Lanthimos’s adaptation of Poor Things, I was already apprehensive. As part of my…

Heroic Sinner triumphs to win maiden Grand Slam

Sunday saw a thrilling five-set encounter between Jannik Sinner and Daniil Medvedev end with the Italian claiming the Australian Open. It is the first major title in the career of…

Eliza McLamb’s shimmering debut album

In ‘Salt Circle’, the eponymous track of Eliza McLamb’s last EP, she sings “I don’t know how to handle my anger yet.” Going Through It, McLamb’s first album released on…