Success and Failure

  FA Chairman Greg Dyke has a vision: For England to win the World Cup in 2022. English Youth Academies also have a vision: To stop failing 90% of the boys in their ranks. Matthew Smith was in that 90%. He flirted with the prospect of a future in Premier League football for several years,…

5 feature ideas: Sport

1.     London 4 years on – The Legacy: Is British sport reaping the rewards or are we no better off in the wake of London 2012? 2.     Athletics, cycling, tennis, what is next? A look at how doping in sports is an increasingly frequent occurrence. 3.     Footgolf: An exploration into how the nation’s newest craze…

5 feature ideas: Single mothers

1.     The truth exposed: Why so many single mothers are reluctant to confess they have a child on the first date. 2.     Bills bills bills: An analysis of whether the financial help available to single mothers is sufficient. 3.     Can I leave my child alone to go out gallivanting? What single mothers really think when…

5 feature ideas: Health

  1.     A vegan crazy era: Why so many teens are reverting to a life without animal produce. 2.     We get it, you vape: How the latest nicotine trend is engulfing our streets – literally. 3.     What do you want for your 12th birthday? A Gym membership please! An exploration into what drives teens to…

Film review – Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

Picture this: Batman (Ben Affleck) shoots at a big ugly monster whilst Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) has the creature tied down. Then, none other than Superman (Henry Cavill), fresh from saving his beloved Lois Lane (Amy Adams) for the umpteenth time, delivers the killer blow – A kryptonite spear through the heart and the beast…

5 feature ideas: The technology industry

Coltan: the modern day gold? A look at how tis highly sought after mineral is sparking conflict across the globe. Pet dog or pet robot: Could the future of robotics go a step too far? Cars that drive themselves but still no cure: How is that modern day technology still has no answer to certain…

5 feature ideas: Politics

First past the post or last past the post? The mounting pressure to change our voting system. Don’t know or don’t care? A detailed analysis of why the turnout hasn’t reached 70% since 1997. How can politicians like Donald Trump get so close to power? Manifesto or the media? What is it that ultimately drives…

5 feature ideas: Environment

Fracking: The truths uncovered. Just another island lost: Has climate change gone too far? Turn that tap off: How doing your bit can stop the world’s water crisis. From Bournemouth to the Copacabana: Where does your beach litter end up? As dead as a dodo: Which animal will be the next victim of our human…

5 feature ideas : Religion

A day in the life of a modern day priest. What it’s like to leave a religious sect: Making the all important decision and the aftermath. Do young people still have religious faiths or are we becoming a secular society? Don’t pressure me: What we really think about religious pamphlets in the street. Westboro Baptist…

5 feature ideas: Finance

Why is tax evasion becoming increasingly common amongst modern day footballers? Brexit: The financial perspective Valentines day: Demonstration of love or chance to make a quick buck? £400 for a trip to Poole: An exploration into whether our local MP’s abuse their expenses. The football stock market: A viable investment or a silly little game?

5 feature ideas: Uncategorised

1.     Sacked after a month: A look at why the modern day football manager faces the chop right from the word go in era hell bent on instant success. 2.     A load of old codswallop: Is the government’s devolution agenda just an attempt to smooth over the cracks of colossal cuts to local authorities? 3.    …