The worlds deadliest! Alcohol.

Alcohol moderation and consumption is often in the news. Each week a new health concern or health benefit for alcohol consumption is published, with the public not knowing if it’s beneficial one week or threat the next. We drink because we like the taste but alcohol consumption is estimated to cause up to 20% to…

Treasure! That is what you are

Daring down the steep, slippery steps onto the banks of the Thames in the heart of London, under the shadow of Tower Bridge for the first time ever I’ve gone ‘mudlarking’. This shadowed community trudge through the mud of the Thames to find some lost treasures whenever possible, whether it be in the depths of…

‘All We Needed’ was a ‘Baseline Drop’ Craig.

Craig David is known for his upbeat club classics, now it seems to have fallen flat in the latest Children in Need single.  R’n’B artist Craig David is following in the footsteps of Jess Glynn, Ellie Goulding and Girls Aloud in having the privilege of singing the official Children in Need single. The single, named…

Portraits of Reconciliation

This image by photographer Pieter Hugo for The New York Times conveys the image as a married couple in what looks like a failing relationship through the direct address of the female,the placing of her hand on her husbands shoulder and the way he is looking away from her at first glance. The exceptional quality…

Important Metrics- Engagement

What are the most important metrics we can look at to measure engagement on our sites?  One important metric is page views on a website, with other metrics being how many internal links are clicked. How many times content/website is shared on social media or other websites, another way is the time that is spent…

Being “Posh Boy” in a flat of ‘Normals’

It seems that since starting university I have accumulated the nickname or ‘introduction name’ as “posh boy”, I do not have an issue with the title but it’s not my true personality and doesn’t make me different. My (failing) school education has given me a rite of passage to drink frosty jacks in a scummy…

Optimising Post- SEO

Why is SEO important for journalists?  SEO doesn’t have to be one word all crammed together, search engines now can cover any expressions, content or key words about an article for it to be able to be found on the search engine. It is important as SEO’s can determine what articles can be front-loaded (what…

Ed Balls grows a pair in latest Strictly Salsa

Ed Balls leaves the judges speechless with cringeworthy ‘Gangnam Style’ performance but it bags him a place to Blackpool.  Week seven of Strictly Come Dancing and once again Ed Balls has left the audience and judges speechless with a jaw dropping salsa routine to the 2012 sensation ‘Gangnam Style’. The former Labour MP thrusted around…