HÄXAN Live Score: The Process So Far

Josephine | Posted 20.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

Last year I was approached to be a part of the film and music series at HOME, Manchester's newest multi-arts venue. I was asked to create a live score for a silent film. My first choice was HÄXAN: witchcraft through the ages, a Danish horror documentary charting the varied perceptions of witchcraft and satanism from ancient times to the contemporary 1920s setting.

For Fees Sake!

Richard Lambert | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK
Richard Lambert

Avid readers of the property pages will be aware that letting agents' fees are once again in the press - for all the wrong reasons - following the decision by a landlord to take a certain London based agency to court over their propensity to levy charges.

A Very Public Apology

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Harrison Roberts

If losing a career, slowing down a career or changing careers completely is what it takes to get something back then so be it. That is what I will do. If it's what it takes to prove to someone that I want them in my life... It's what I'll do.

The Many Meanings of 'National'

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Politics
Tiernan Douieb

I got sent an email yesterday. Woo yeah, big man huh? Getting an email like a flashy show off yeah? Yes, I realise its a mute first sentence, as I get emails everyday (more showing off) and the large majority of them have little to no relevance to your lives, let alone mine.

TOWIB: The Only Way Is Blogging

Mina Zaher | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Tech
Mina Zaher

On Saturday I attended my first TOWIB event. Initially, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'd listened in to some of the buzz from previous events and was...

PRs: The Good, The Bad and The Very Incompetent in Social Media

Mina Zaher | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech
Mina Zaher

Social media is fundamentally about relationships. I mean it's about being social, right? But like all relationships, be it family, personal or work, there are those that are good, bad and just plain useless. The same applies to social media, especially between bloggers and PRs.

The Great Welsh Songwriters Strike

Gruff Rhys | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Gruff Rhys

From yesterday (Monday, 19 December), and for three days, the airwaves of Radio Cymru, the BBC's Welsh language channel, may well be music free.

The Business of Blogging

Mina Zaher | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Tech
Mina Zaher

Last Christmas, I decided to go it alone and remove myself from the commercial arena. I decided to start my own blog and keep it fun. Little did I realise, I was about to enter the competitive playing field that belonged to the PRs. This time, it was their game.