A knit-a-thon, plant swap, dance show and carol service are just a few of the activities students can get involved in across campus next week.Read More »
Winter is upon us and that means flu season.
Many people don’t know the difference between a common cold and the flu:
- Normally a cold will gradually creep up on you, with the flu you can go from fine to bedridden in just a few hours
- The flu normally comes with a fever and the common cold does not.
- Most people can function with a cold. The flu will normally leave you out of action for a week.
Steven Claydon has exhibited his sculptures everywhere, from the Tate Modern and Art Basel to a tiny shed in the Swiss Alps, but the latest venue for his work is a little closer to home: The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL). It seems like an unusual choice for the high profile, London-based sculptor, but it was suggested by Reading International, and Claydon explained: “With my work which deals with the nature of the thing, the alterity of the thing and the migration and transformation of things it seemed like the right place to be.”Read More »
Blood and Ice comes to the Progress Theatre this week, and it is definitely worth a watch!Read More »
From a very young age, it is a very common thing that children are told by their parents the wonderful tale of the so-called magical Father Christmas. He is a described to be a large and jolly man, who wears a red and white suit. Every year he is thought to come down the chimney to give them the things their hearts most desire. So, from an extremely vulnerable and gullible age, children are being lied to.» >Read More »
To best describe The Princess Switch would be to say that I had to watch 3 hours of Mrs Maisel afterwards just to settle myself. Of course there are many movies that are so bad they’re good out there, but few that have had me yelling with quite that much passion at the TV.Read More »
With A F Harrold’s new book, The Afterwards being published this month, it seemed like the perfect time to sit down with the man behind the books, and ask him all about what it’s like to be a children’s author and his life in our town of Reading.Read More »
Existence is a fleeting thing, so fleeting that today feels like it has already gone, and tomorrow will be here, banging on our doors and demanding we come and have a go if we think we’re hard enough. With the knowledge of our limited time on this rock, it mystifies me why I spend my time watching terrible films, and then writing about them. But here we are.Read More »