Tag: Control

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Stopping Brexit will solve the Irish border problem

For over two hundred years, the ‘Irish Question’ has dominated British politics. Between Westminster eliminating the Irish parliament and establishing full control in 1800 to the Good Friday agreement in 1998, there’s been almost constant strife. The Troubles rocked all of the British Isles and when the aforementioned Good Friday agreement was signed, allowing a…

Gaming

Recently played: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Heralded as one of the best games of all time, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a masterpiece. It outsold all previous Zelda games and was a break away from the traditional style of the series. Previous Zelda games have all focussed heavily on puzzles and linear gameplay whereas Breath of the…

Global

Brexit Box

On 15 January a ‘Meaningful Vote’ was held in the House of Commons on Theresa May’s draft EU Withdrawal Agreement. The agreement was rejected by MPs by a majority of 432 votes to 202, leading the government to revert to cross-party discussions. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn initially refused to engage in cross-party talks until the…

Film

The Lobster

Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster dissects the fragile foundations upon which our society has built the concept of love. In this dystopian world (which coincidentally resembles a rather bleak and rural England), monogamy becomes the law, as all civilised humans are forced to find one partner in order to, literally, remain human. The film’s protagonist, David…

Gaming

War, legends and classics: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

As the developing team behind one of the most played franchises in the last decade, Ubisoft seemed to approach their award-winning Assassin’s Creed series with the perspective that ‘bigger is better’ in recent years. And although that’s run them into some trouble with previous titles, this mindset may have been just what was needed for…

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