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Top Ten Tunes for Indie Initiates (Beats & Background)

Top Ten Tunes for Indie Initiates (Beats & Background)

By Sophie Mackel There are hundreds, even thousands of indie songs out there and I know it can be hard to find exactly what you are looking for, so here is a rundown of the top songs to listen to today which will help you discover your inner indie. Chamber of Reflection by Mac DeMarco […]

 Courtnie Kerr

Top 10 Fictional Characters That Inspired Halloween Costumes

Top 10 Fictional Characters That Inspired Halloween Costumes

With Halloween just around the corner, the hunt for the best costume is on and most people are taking to films to get their inspiration.

Without a doubt there have been some pretty memorable films, memorable characters and even more memorable costumes that come with them. Here is a rundown of the top 10 fictional characters that have sparked a costume rampage on the world…   Wednesday Addams – The Addams Family: With her ghostly pale skin and monochromatic style, […]

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Ten greatest female characters in gaming for International Women’s Day

Ten greatest female characters in gaming for International Women’s Day

Today is international women’s day and to celebrate that we will look at ten of the most popular and brilliant female characters from around the video gaming universe. Some characters may have had more of an impact than others; since there are a lot of great female characters it was difficult to choose ten and […]

 Ed Quinn

Top 10 Games of 2015

Top 10 Games of 2015

It’s coming up to Christmas now, so undoubtedly a lot of game buying is about to happen (for those who didn’t utilize Black Friday sales properly), and soon after that, a New Year will begin, which will herald a new host of video games to play! 2015 has been an eventful year for videogames, seeing […]

 Sophie Dishman

Top 10 Tyne and Wear Events of 2015

Top 10 Tyne and Wear Events of 2015

It has been an eventful year for Tyne and Wear in 2015. We’ve had many events to celebrate but here are our top 10 for this year.  1. Sunderland City of Culture 2021 bid. The launch event of the Sunderland City of Culture bid spanned a whole weekend. It was a big event not just […]

 Sophie Dishman

Top 10 Boxsets of 2015

Top 10 Boxsets of 2015

Boxsets are a great excuse to binge watch your favourite show or perhaps a new show that you’ve been meaning to watch. Not everyone has Netflix, so the Northern Lights team have included TV, film and Netflix boxsets to this top 10. 1. American Horror Story: Seasons 1-4. This is perhaps one of the most […]

 Francisco Andrade

The Best 6 films of 2015 – The Northern Lights

As this year is coming to an end, there is a tendency for top lists to start pouring out. Our Northern Lights team have picked top 6 films that we have enjoyed the most throughout 2015, and we hope you will enjoy them too! 1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens Most of us had to […]

 Sophie Dishman

Top 10 Boxsets for Christmas

Top 10 Boxsets for Christmas

Christmas isn’t Christmas without a boxset. We’ve included TV, Netflix and film boxsets in this top 10.  Here are the Northern Lights contributor picks for box-sets for Christmas: 1. Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Specials (2011-2014): Have a laugh with Mammy, Grandad and the rest of the characters as you reminisce about Christmas’ past before you watch […]

 Sophie Dishman

Top 10 Books for Christmas

Top 10 Books for Christmas

The Northern Lights team have come up with some literary ideas for your book-loving family and friends. Check out our top 10 books for Christmas.  1. The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins. This book is also on the top 10 list for 2015 by all of us at Northern Lights but it’s also a […]