Hannah Colechin

The Most Underrated Actors & Actresses of the 21st Century

Leonardo DiCaprio. Brad Pitt. Meryl Streep. Tom Cruise. Jennifer Lawrence. Ryan Gosling. These stars have long dominated the film industry, gaining so much recognition and winning countless awards. However, there are many actors and actresses out there who have not received the spotlight that they deserve. The list that follows...
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Posted Mar. 18, 2024

DofE society hikes the Brecon Beacons

DofE Society is back again; this time, for their annual term two trip to the Brecon Beacons. From the 23-25 February, DofE society spent the weekend in the South of Wales climbing many mountains, trekking through snow, and exploring a town full of bookshops. Overall, it was a very memorable...
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Posted Mar. 11, 2024

Podcast recommendations for International Women’s Day

It is a well-known fact that women have been silenced throughout history. For centuries, women have been denied access to education, excluded from politics, confined to traditional gender roles, and their voices left unheard. Though many milestones have been met over time, there is still a way to go in...
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Posted Mar. 8, 2024

Smosh Mouth: a podcast for anyone

Smosh Mouth is the official podcast for the widely popular YouTube channel ‘Smosh’. Being one of the largest sketch comedy brands on the internet, Smosh comprises the YouTube channels Smosh, Smosh Games, Smosh Pit and now, Smosh Mouth, their podcast channel. Combined, these channels are some of the most popular...
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Posted Feb. 29, 2024

A criminally good evening with the mousetrap

Having watched a variety of plays myself, including War Horse, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, and The Play That Goes Wrong, this one was definitely the best theatrical experience out of all of them. The enduring popularity of the play, along with its suspense, drama, and well-crafted storyline, truly...
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Posted Feb. 19, 2024

Chess and Coming-of-Age: A Review of ‘The Queen’s Gambit

“It is foolish to run the risk of going mad for vanity’s sake.”   After watching the TV show three times back-to-back during the 2020 lockdown, I was elated to find that ‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ had been based on a book of the same name by Walter Tevis. Originally published...
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Posted Feb. 19, 2024