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Town #2 Oxford - Punting and shit

The city of Oxford was created and developed during the second wave of new towns built in the UK around 1961-1964. It was intended to alleviate housing shortfalls in the Oxfordshire area and to accommodate the rising student population attributed to the university lowering the UCAS entry points. 2,269 more words

VIDEO: Aflevering 18: Clanwar samenvatting

Aflevering 18 van Clash met Alvik. Deze Clash of Clans aflevering staat in het teken van een samenvatting van de Clanwar van LekkerBetter.nl met 2 GoWiWiPe aanvallen op stadhuis 10, 1 GoWiWiPe aanval op stadhuis 9, een GoLaLoon aanval op stadhuis 9 en 2 GoWiPe aanvallen op stadhuis 8! Have fun toppers!


In defence of Bob Geldof

It’s not often I agree with Bob Geldof, but I find myself nodding in agreement with his pithy response to critics who are troubled by his 30-year-old charity song Do They Know It’s Christmas? 454 more words

Free Music For You Too

Music Review: Along with over 10% of the world’s population I received a free copy of U2’s 13th studio album, Songs of Innocence, which, with the perplexity of a Loch Ness leviathan manifestation, had inexplicably appeared in my iTunes library. 1,219 more words

Music Review

Band Aid torn between Ebola and Duck Flu‏

While parts of Africa are ravaged by disease, many music experts think there is more marketing potential in tackling the plight of the ducks of East Yorkshire. 276 more words

UK Arts

"Where a Kiss of Love Could Kill You, and There's Death in Every Tear." Band Aid 30: Ludicrous Criticism

We’ve all heard the criticism, we’ve all heard the debate. And goodness knows, we all know the song. But do we really know the point of the song, or has it become nothing more than a festive tune? 490 more words

“Heal the world”: do we need celebrities?

A reflection on the Band Aid 30 Single for Ebola.

Thirty years ago, Bob Geldof got together famous musicians in Sam West Studios, Notting Hill to record a single which was to be a $24m contributor to relieving poverty in Ethiopia. 860 more words