Hygge – the new trend. What is it?

It is no accident; it has been crafted and manufactured with much deliberation for this zeitgeist. How it went from a BBC article to a huge proliferation of books, articles, and looking to other countries for guidance on how to live our lives, amid Brexit. Did the industry provide one…

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The Argus & why it annoyed me

Picked up The Argus on Wed, Oct 30, 2013. I know it’s an easy target, but here’s my scoff: The front page news? The weather. The storm that wasn’t. Also, green spaces under threat. There’s no story on the front to be continued, just two headlines that don’t say anything newsworthy.…

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Arts or technology: Worth a degree?

This five minute debate on technology vs. Arts degrees is weak on the side of the arts. Against Belinda Parmar, campaigning tech agency Lady Geek’s CEO, the Guardian art critic Adrian Searle often resembles a rabbit in the headlights. He says he couldn’t bear a world full of technocrats and…

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Arts Council bans unpaid intern ads!

AWESOME NEWS ABOUT ARTS INTERNSHIPS! The Arts Council England has posted a public warning to employers recruiting unpaid interns via their jobs website http://www.artsjobs.org.uk. The announcement, featured prominently on the home page and every page, reads: Unpaid opportunities We recognise that there is great value in people having access to…

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