Album Review: Highway 491 – These Places, In This City

Earlier this year Glasgow based blues/rock & roll band ‘Highway 491’ released their debut album, These Places In This City featuring 10 tracks recorded at Ice Breaker Studios in Perth, Scotland. Starting out in 2012 as a weekly jam session, the band was then a dup featuring Cameron Arndt on guitar/vocals and harmonica, and Alex … Continue reading Album Review: Highway 491 – These Places, In This City

Why as a Writer you should visit The Seven Stories Comics: Explore & Create Comic Art Exhibition at the Dick Institute

On Tuesday 15th October, I got the opportunity to explore The Seven Stories Comics: Explore & Create Comic Art exhibition. I have rarely been into comics in my life. So with that, I expected to spend about ten minutes at the exhibition taking in the comic examples with the added history, comments and opinions for … Continue reading Why as a Writer you should visit The Seven Stories Comics: Explore & Create Comic Art Exhibition at the Dick Institute

Top 10: Cracked Videos (Extended Series)

I wrote a pretty lengthy intro regarding who and what Cracked is in the companion piece for this post where I talk about the Top 10 standalone videos from Cracked, and you can check that out here. So I’ll just briefly cover this time around. Cracked is a humor site, established in 2005 by a … Continue reading Top 10: Cracked Videos (Extended Series)

Top 10: Cracked Videos (Standalone)

Cracked is an American humor website and YouTube channel, which came from the now defunct humour magazine of the same name, the magazine was founded in 1958 and was published somewhat erratically until it ran its final issue in February 2007. However as mentioned up top, the Cracked name did not die, instead the site … Continue reading Top 10: Cracked Videos (Standalone)

Product Review: Irn Bru 1901

So it took me a few days to snag myself a bottle, but today on the 5th, just three days after being made available to the public on the 2nd December I managed to try Irn Bru 1901. Before we move on to the actual review, let’s talk a bit about the product itself, Irn … Continue reading Product Review: Irn Bru 1901

Product Review: Purdey’s Rejuvenate Natural Energy

I’m a big fan of these types of drinks, this one is a little different though because it’s free of caffeine and relies on natural fruity power to give you a boost instead. So when I see one that I haven’t tried I immediately jump at the opportunity. Speaking of which If you haven’t already … Continue reading Product Review: Purdey’s Rejuvenate Natural Energy

Product Review: Yuki & Love brand Japanese Style Red Bean Mochi

I’ve been a fan of Anime, Manga and the wider imports of Japanese culture since I was a kid. In fact, it's one of my fondest wishes to be able to go to Japan, which I’m hoping to do in the near future. Until then however I’ll just have to continue to enjoy what I … Continue reading Product Review: Yuki & Love brand Japanese Style Red Bean Mochi

Product Review: Nongshim Noodles (Kimchi Ramyun Noodle Soup)

Nongshim Noodles are a strong favourite of mine, those of you who read my Koka Noodles product review will remember that not only am I a connoisseur of noodles but also I take them very seriously so here we go again with another product review. As usual, before we move on to the actual review … Continue reading Product Review: Nongshim Noodles (Kimchi Ramyun Noodle Soup)

Album Review: Tom Misch – Geography

South-London Jazz songwriter Tom Misch’s debut album, Geography is a remarkable success. Starting out at 16 as a bedroom producer Tom began by self- releasing EP’s through SoundCloud and Bandcamp in 2011. His eclectic musical repertoire and largely self-produced music proves popular with the young crowds, making him one of the UK’s top independent producers … Continue reading Album Review: Tom Misch – Geography

Album Review: Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

English electronica band Metronomy just released their sixth studio album, Metronomy Forever offering an eclectic palette of grungy guitar rock, unexpected hits and eerie synth episodes. As a follow up from their 10th anniversary edition Nights Out, Forever is also punctuated by purely-instrumental cuts such as ‘Insecure’ and ‘Forever Is A Long Time’. Fans are … Continue reading Album Review: Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

198 Days by Chloe Copland

I ask you to stand up. You don’t believe me. I am taller. Standing close to you, proving my point. I’m two inches taller. A single strand of light brown hair runs along your cheek. I move it away. Holding my hand against the soft skin. Slowly smiling looking deep into your aqua eyes. I … Continue reading 198 Days by Chloe Copland

Top 10: Collegehumor videos (Extended Series)

*This list was original posted on 20/11/2019 and updated on 09/01/2020 to include new information. So I did a similar introduction to this one in the companion piece, regarding my Top 10 CollegeHumor standalone videos, which you can check out here if you wish. So I’ll try and keep this one short. Anyway, if you don’t already know, Collegehumor … Continue reading Top 10: Collegehumor videos (Extended Series)

Top 10: Collegehumor Videos (Standalone)

*This list was original posted on 20/11/2019 and updated on 09/01/2020 to include new information. Collegehumor, for those who don’t already know, was a humor website launched initially in December 7th 1999 by two high school friends (Josh Abramson and Ricky Van Veen) with help from web developer Jake Lodwick and featured a variety of … Continue reading Top 10: Collegehumor Videos (Standalone)

Book Review: Murder at Macbeth by Samantha Goodwin

I’ve had this one waiting for a while, and I can only apologise for the time it’s taken to actually post the review, but hopefully Samantha will be willing to forgive me because as the old proverb says “Better late than never”. Anyway, before we move onto the actual review, let’s give a quick intro … Continue reading Book Review: Murder at Macbeth by Samantha Goodwin

Book Review: A Friend in Deed by G.D. Harper

So hopefully you’ll be familiar with this intro by now, but I was asked by the awesome Rachel’s Random Resources (who you should reach out to if you are an author, who wants help to connect with a wider audience of dedicated reviewers and bloggers) to review A Friend in Deed by G.D Harper (the … Continue reading Book Review: A Friend in Deed by G.D. Harper