Holly Allton

Holly Allton’s reading challenge

Holly Allton’s reading challenge

Every year I set myself a reading challenge. I always set it at the achievable amount of 12 books a year, which is only one book per month. I use the app Goodreads to keep track of my books, as it also allows you to rate books, add and read reviews, make lists of books […]

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Book Review: ‘Sh**ged, Married, Annoyed’ by Chris and Rosie Ramsey

Book Review: ‘Sh**ged, Married, Annoyed’ by Chris and Rosie Ramsey

Chris and Rosie Ramsey host the most successful podcast in the UK right now, Sh**ged, Married, Annoyed.  The key to their success? Being real, honest, and relatable. Oh and of course, downright hilarious. And when I say hilarious, I mean literal tears streaming down face, belly laughing, while sitting on the bus and all the […]

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Six girl groups to get you through lockdown

Six girl groups to get you through lockdown

I am lover of women in music, especially girl groups, and always have been from a young age. Therefore, while bored and sad in quarantine, I have decided to invest my time in ranking my favourite girl groups, from the princesses of pop to the queens of girl power. 6) Girls Aloud After forming on […]

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Single Review: Up All Night (Reimagined) by Royals

Single Review: Up All Night (Reimagined) by Royals

Royals are a pop-punk band from Southampton. The four piece is made up by Luke Smithson is on vocals/guitar, Will Sherlock is on guitar, Lewis Smyth is on bass and Alex Baker is on drums. After forming in 2019, Royals went on to find quick success, not only gaining a local fanbase from their hometown […]

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Book Review: Naturally Tan by Tan France

Book Review: Naturally Tan by Tan France

I first discovered Tan France when watching Next in Fashion on Netflix earlier this year. I decided to go and binge-watch Queer Eye after that, which I thoroughly enjoyed, so I thought it was only right that my next step was to read Tan’s memoir ‘Naturally Tan’ which was published in 2019. Firstly, learning of […]

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Single Review: ‘No One Left’ by Hightail

Single Review: ‘No One Left’ by Hightail

Hightail are a pop punk band from Bristol consisting of Jordan Veale on vocals, George Adams on guitar, Lewis Bellamy on bass and Chris Bretton on drums. Their first single of this year ‘No One Left’ is an emotional tear jerking song with upbeat guitar riffs and heavy drums. The guitar solo included in this […]

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Single Review: ‘Anxiety’s A Bitch (Don’t Let It Kill You)’ by Too Close For Missiles

Single Review: ‘Anxiety’s A Bitch (Don’t Let It Kill You)’ by Too Close For Missiles

Too Close For Missiles are a local pop-punk band from Newcastle Upon Tyne. The band consists of John Arkle on Vocals/Guitar, Chris Thompson on Guitar, Andy Tatters on Bass/Vocals and Rob Ledger on Drums. Too Close For Missile’s latest single ‘Anxiety’s A Bitch (Don’t Let It Kill You)’ is the song we all need in […]

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Double Single Review: ‘CORPSER’ and ‘Dead Tired’ by SHAME.

Double Single Review: ‘CORPSER’ and ‘Dead Tired’ by SHAME.

SHAME. are a metal core band from Bedfordshire. They embarked on their to venture to make music in 2019. The band consists of James Fox on vocals, Jamie Fleming on guitar and vocals, Ross Davidson on guitar, Adam Davidson on drums and Connor Connolly on bass. Their debut single ‘CORPSER’ has that familiar heavy metal […]

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Theatre Review: Snow White Pantomime

Theatre Review: Snow White Pantomime

Every year, The Customs House in South Shields puts on a pantomime during the Christmas period. This year, it was Snow White. This was a special pantomime because it is a remake of the first ever panto to be performed at the Customs House in 1994. The director Ray Spencer decided to bring it back […]

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Review: Little Mix – LM5 The Tour

Review: Little Mix – LM5 The Tour

The show kicked off with the first of the two support acts; New Rules, a 3-piece band of baby-faced lads and their guitars. All in all, they were enjoyable to watch as even sang a few of their original songs which were quite catchy. I got 5 Seconds of Summer / The Vamps vibes from […]