STATIONERY SUNDAY: from Calligraphy novice to pro

Welcome to yet another Stationery Sunday! Calligraphy is the art of decorative hand lettering. It's a skill many of us don't possess naturally, myself included, but those who can master it can potentially make a lot of money doing everything from writing peoples' wedding invitations to making personalised gift tags and quotes to be displayed … Continue reading STATIONERY SUNDAY: from Calligraphy novice to pro

Stationery Sunday: Upsizing old books to maximise your social life

There’s a line of thought that enters the student mind each year when one is faced with the prospect of paying for those lengthy, greatly unanticipated reading lists in place of a crate of beer. The words “how much will this cost?” and “no chance!” generally tend to enter my mind when pasting each helpfully listed … Continue reading Stationery Sunday: Upsizing old books to maximise your social life

Stationery Sunday: The Works really has the works!

There has been many-a-time when strolling through shopping centres people have remarked upon the emptiness of them - and, by 'empty' I mean that the quality of shops on offer in many shopping malls now has reduced drastically over the recent years, most particularly in regional areas. I'm talking about £1 shops, 'c'mere till I fix … Continue reading Stationery Sunday: The Works really has the works!

REVIEW: Bugsy Malone, Fri 31 July – Sat 1 Aug

This review of Bugsy Malone will be published on thestudentadvertiser.co.uk this August. Bugsy Malone is a personal favourite of mine. It surprises me how many people aren’t aware that the Sir Alan Parker movie smash hit has been adapted for stage. I was very much looking forward to reviewing the stage production this summer, brought to … Continue reading REVIEW: Bugsy Malone, Fri 31 July – Sat 1 Aug