July 2016

If you haven’t heard the words Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle then you’ve probably been hiding under a rock for the last two weeks. For clarity, these are character names from the 90s cartoon franchise, Pokemon, which the new mobile app, Pokemon Go, is modelled on.  The augmented reality game has become a global phenomenon since it launched in 35 countries and people have been walking the streets en-masse trying to capture monsters to build up “stardust” and XP points.   What’s...

  In under three weeks, The Conservative Party has gone from being bitterly divided on the European Union and on the verge of tearing itself apart, to reuniting and electing its new leader and Prime Minister. The Labour Party, on the other hand, has coughed, spluttered and stumbled for what feels like three years to a moribund and ineffective state of chaos It is a huge wonder, therefore, why exactly so many Labour members are calling for a general election. It is...