Category Miscellaneous

Wales This Week

Last month, ITV programme Wales This Week broadcast a show called “Rising Damp, Rising Rent”, investigating private rental housing in Cardiff. The student house I am living in was featured, as were my house-mates and I. We’ve had a year full of problems with the house and decided that we were going to approach the […]

Review: Zero Dark Thirty

Following her 2010 success with modern warfare drama The Hurt Locker, Director Kathryn Bigelow makes her return to the big screen with Zero Dark Thirty, a dramatic thriller about the decade long hunt for Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. From early on the intensity levels are set high, with the opening sequence of the film […]

The beginning of the start

For the last few months I’ve been struggling to comprehend that I’m in my final year of university. I went back to Cardiff in September and nothing really felt different. A new house, a couple new house-mates, a new shop across the road (which is currently satisfying my addiction to Mango Rubicon) but otherwise it […]