The 2016 Pirelli Calendar: feminism or sexism?

The newly released Pirelli Calendar – that is exclusively made for select list of VIPS – has been making headlines for shifting its usual glamorous, half-naked model shots to black and white photographs of talented women in the business, art and sport world. Initially, this may sound like a good thing – Pirelli is covering … More The 2016 Pirelli Calendar: feminism or sexism?

Nathan Drake is the nicest sociopath I ever played as

Nathan Drake of the Uncharted series is a consummate hero with a winning smile, a perfect head of hair and utter disregard for peril when his friends are in trouble. A dashing Han Solo for the gaming world, ready to fight the good fight – or ideally run away from it. Still…there’s something sinister about … More Nathan Drake is the nicest sociopath I ever played as

Part 1: The WorldPost Future of Work Conference

Spread across two days the WorldPost Future of Work conference presented a handful of the most successful leaders from forward thinking organisations, policy makers, professors and journalists. Together they discussed issues concerning the work place in a highly digital world. The talks involved a variety of panel debates from the rise of A.I., new approaches … More Part 1: The WorldPost Future of Work Conference

EX MACHINA or do you want to build an android?

Sci Fi has become simultaneous with extravagance and CGI, sprawling SFX departments and money money money. Yet sometimes the most effective and thought provoking dystopias are the simplest. In the near future, coding expert Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) wins a company competition to meet Nathan (Oscar Isaac) the reclusive yet infamous company head at his hideaway, … More EX MACHINA or do you want to build an android?

Royal College of Music: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) is an opera journey about two lovers and their mystical struggle to be together with numerous fantasia-esque characters who help them, while others obstruct them, on their way. The opera’s significance is not simply due to its mysticism or status as Mozart’s penultimate operatic work but because of its stunning and uniquely written … More Royal College of Music: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

Clapham Opera Festival 2014: Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

The idea of Clapham Opera Festival started in Marie Soulier’s living room where she invited a soprano and pianist to perform in front of 30 people. After 16 ‘house gigs’ Soulier introduced the festival last year to promote young opera talent and opera to wider audiences including curious opera newbies and children. Off the back … More Clapham Opera Festival 2014: Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

FTTC Competition: Tickets to The Tommy Cooper Show ‘Just Like That!

Flock to the Crown: Competition Win a pair of tickets to a performance of ‘Just Like That! – The Tommy Cooper Show’ at the Museum of Comedy in Bloomsbury. Just tweet to @flocktothecrown  the answer to this simple question: What is Tommy Cooper’s real name? The Museum of Comedy is presenting writer and actor John Hewer’s … More FTTC Competition: Tickets to The Tommy Cooper Show ‘Just Like That!