Katie Sewell

“Music is no longer a fringe movement” 

According to figures from UK Music, the music industry contributed over £4.4 billion pounds (GVA) to the British economy in 2017. That same report revealed that 30.9 million people attended a concert or a festival last year, and that almost 150,000 people in the UK are in employment sustained by music....
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Posted May. 22, 2018

Cheltenham horse death proves races are an anachronism

Heartbreakingly, the white tent is a frequent feature of any steeplechase. In British racing, it is a widely known fact that many horses are euthanized at the scene, usually as the result of injury sustained in-race. When an incident occurs, the tent is hastily set-up, and yet another horse is...
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Posted May. 4, 2018

Our time with The Boar – Part 1

We asked our outgoing editors about their time with The Boar.   Lucy Stubbings (outgoing Head of Social Media):  Running for Head of Social Media – or Social Media Officer as it was then known – was one of the rare moments that I have been rather spontaneous, hence my...
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Posted Mar. 28, 2018

The question of sex tourism

When I was 14, I was lucky enough to get to go to Thailand with my parents. One night in Bangkok, I remember my dad pulling me away from a much older gentleman, probably mid-50’s, who kept trying to approach me on the street. It wasn’t until I was much...
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Posted Nov. 27, 2017