Lucinda Swain


Livewire’s Johnnie and Jarman: the new Phil and Holly?

Sitting in one of the most popular coffee haunts in Norwich Centre, I was warmly greeted with smiling faces as the hosts of The Johnnie and Jarman show exuded a Holly and Phillip This Morning- like dynamic.  The natural rapport between the two hosts was immediately evident, as they constantly finished each other’s sentences and triggered comical…


Art: the perfect way to immortalise the dead

Leonard Baskin once said ‘The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living’, and what better way to immortalise the deceased than in a painting. Death has always been a prevalent theme in the art world. This is the case across all of history and every culture. Art expresses the weightiest…


Live Review: Deaf Havana @ The LCR

There was an excited atmosphere outside the LCR as people battled Storm Doris to queue for Deaf Havana’s gig. Practically clinging onto one another to stop from being swept from their feet, the fans refused to let the atrocious weather dampen their high spirits. After taking refuge inside the venue, Dead! took to the stage…


Live Review: Amber Run @ Waterfront Studio

February 8th Amber Run headlined the Waterfront; one of the most popular gig locations in Norwich and the tickets had sold out swiftly. Moments after the doors opened at 7:30pm the venue was already brimming with people. An atmosphere of genuine excitement and anticipation permeated the air as fans queued to see the band that…

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January 2021
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    Favourite song covers
    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Should we mourn GCSE poetry?
    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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