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Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

The “organizing consultant” and creator of the KonMarie method, Marie Kondo has been a rising star since publishing her book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing in 2011. Her books sold over 5 million copies worldwide, reaching 41 regions and countries. It wasn’t until her recent Netflix […]

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Star Wars hits the small screen: A first look at The Mandalorian

Star Wars is a series that has dominated our cinema screens for just over forty years now, and after so many decades as a colossus of film, merchandising, gaming, animation and general cultural persistence, it’s incredible that it has not hit the small screen in a big way. Until now, that is. In an announcement on […]

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The Cry

BBC One’s new psychological thriller, The Cry, hits close to home for many parents. Jenna Coleman, the ex-Doctor Who actress, plays a young mother, Joanna, who is the focus of media attention due to the abduction of her and her husband Alastair’s son, Noah. The first episode illuminates the very real trials that are a part of […]

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Maniac

After a somewhat dry-spell in the constant output of Netflix originals, Patrick Somerville’s miniseries Maniac directed by Cary Fukanaga is a much-needed breath of fresh-air. The series follows Annie (Emma Stone) and Owen (Jonah Hill) as they undertake an experimental psychological drug trial in a retro-futuristic hellscape version of New York City, in an attempt to […]

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An incredible season to bring character back to the Premier League

Taking off his fittingly-chic glasses to wipe away the tears, Claudio Ranieri walked down the tunnel at the Stadium of Light, knowing that his side would be playing in the Champions League next season and were but a few victories away from being crowned Premier League champions. What a pleasure it has been to watch […]

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Borland’s retirement reignites concussion debate

Chris Borland’s decision to walk away from the San Francisco 49ers last week once again brought the age-old debate surrounding concussions back into the sporting consciousness. To see an athlete, after just one year, and aged only 24, walk away from a professional sport is both surprising and a reminder of the detrimental impact contact […]

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Autumn Internationals could highlight progress ahead of World Cup

The Autumn International series, normally an end of season jaunt for the Southern Hemisphere and a pre-Six Nations warm up for the Europeans, this year takes on greater significance ahead of the Rugby World Cup next September, with a record breaking 5 million people applying for tickets to the tournament last month. With the matches […]

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Mediocrity yet again for English clubs in the Champions League

Matchday 4 of the UEFA Champions League turned out to be disappointing for English clubs as points were dropped all round. It has been a telling few days as England’s so-called ‘top-four’ failed to impress on the European stage once again, with two draws and two losses compiling two nights of misery.   ARSENAL 3-3 […]