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World of Cruising March 2020 is in shops now

Head on down to your local newsagent to pick up a copy of this month’s World of Cruising magazine, with a couple of cute penguins on the cover. In this issue, you’ll find out my top tips for choosing shore excursions, alongside many other interesting features, including some very appealing cruise bargains and great destination […]

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New Project: Travel Film Collective seeking participants

If you’ve got a passion for travel, this is an amazing opportunity to share your experiences and stories in a brand new YouTube series.
The series, aimed at millenials and those who value real-world experiences and enlightening travel opportunities, will feature a series of interviews centred around your best travel stories.

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Poetry Politics

POETRY: Just Pick Your Favourite Colour

It’s one week until polling day in the UK… Here’s a fairly cynical look at voting, in case you needed it! Just Pick Your Favourite Colour Polling approaches. A week to the day.Will you vote blonde, or will you vote grey?Perhaps you’ll vote orange with plastic earrings,Or pull your pint purple, if Brexit’s your thing.For […]

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Poetry

POETRY: Don’t Hate.

Unfortunately there was a nasty, antisemitic incident on the London Underground in the last couple of days. A man started abusing a young family with three children. A couple of other passengers intervened and tried to bring the incident to a close – they weren’t treated too nicely by the perpetrator either… He was later […]

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Poetry Politics

POETRY: Prince Andrew Steals The News

Well, it’s probably not a huge surprise that Prince Andrew has been forced into standing down from Royal Duties in the aftermath of his disaster interview last weekend. Such huge news is it that every mainstream British newspaper dedicated their frontpage to the story. There’s an election on? You wouldn’t know! And for that we […]

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Poetry Politics

POETRY: The Church of Thunberg

Archivists at the University of Washington have unearthed a 120-year-old photo of a girl who looks uncannily like Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate activist. The photo has inspired conspiracy theorists who claim the 1898 photo – taken in a Canadian gold-mine – shows that Greta Thunberg is a timetraveller, sent to deliver us an important […]

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Poetry

POETRY: Prince Andrew Gives An Interview

Prince Andrew is a walking, talking PR Disaster for the Royal Family right now. Of course, he’s been in this position before – but this most recent hour-long interview in a bid to clear his name of the negative association with Jeffrey Epstein has – experts all agree – done nothing for the Prince’s cause. […]

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Poetry Politics

POETRY: Labour Writes A Manifesto

With the 2019 UK General Election campaigns starting to build steam, the Labour team have all disappeared into the boardroom to finalise the content of their manifesto. The party has been pretty tight-lipped on what might be in their 2019 promise-to-the-nation, but Jeremy Corbyn has allowed one little sneak peak. If Labour wins the election […]

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Opinion

OPINION: Stop the phony photocalls. Why do we force our politicians into empty gestures of sham pity?

When Boris Johnson finally arrives in the flood-stricken region of North Yorkshire it seems the locals don’t particularly want to see him anyway. We must ignore the “you took your time” catcalls and silence this unnecessary clammer for political leaders to visit disaster zones for a photoshoot. With parliament prorogued for the election Jo Swinson […]

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Poetry Politics

POETRY: A Speaker’s Final Day

On 31 October 2019, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow stood down from his decade in the Speaker’s Chair. John Bercow has been a controversial Speaker who has divided opinion. He has modernised some elements of the House of Commons proceedings – including choosing not to wear the Speaker’s wig. But it is […]