Day: 06/05/2014

Vote Southend 2014: what does a vote for the Tories get you?


Voting day is almost upon us, and the date to remember for the local elections across England is 22nd May. In Southend-on-Sea, there is everything to play for. For the first time in many years, control of the council hangs in the balance. In 2014, your vote counts more than ever to shape the future direction of the town. The main parties pitching their platforms are the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats, the Independents, UKIP, and of course Labour.

So what are the Conservatives offering the voters of Southend in 2014?

Read on…

05 “First of His Name” (Game of Thrones season 4) [SPOILERS]

GoT - Tommen

I was discussing earlier this week with Ash how Game of Thrones has shifted in terms of its cultural perception. It has, in a few short years, gone from “obscure fantasy book series”, via “that show I haven’t seen, with all the sex”, to the sort of compulsive viewing whereby talking about it in any way leads to someone swearing a blood vendetta against you for “spoilers”.

I say that as a segue into this; beyond here are spoilers.

Read on…(and mind the spoilers)