Tag : queen

LGBTQ+ Music Icons: Past and Present

11 months ago / 0 comments

The world of music would be both very different and much less interesting without the numerous contributions from members of the LGBTQ+ community. Coinciding with LGBTQ+ history month, here are some highly celebrated artists,  both old and new. Freddie Mercury A talented musician and performer, Freddie Mercury will always be … Read More

When Musicians Get Board (And Also Need The Money From Royalties)

2 years ago / 27 comments

Board games are the backbone of civilization, testing the strength of human relationships year after year by making families and friends bitterly fight over fake money, inhabitable plastic houses, and the ultimate question of who gets to be the coolest token. Throw your favourite musicians into the fray then, and … Read More

All is not how it Queens…

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : Evening Standard) Can you believe it? The Queen will be getting a complete refurbishment of Buckingham Palace, costing around £369 million and we are going to be paying for it! Well no, not exactly. This is the controversial and typical media spin that most newspapers have led … Read More

Campus Watch: God save our far right nationalists?

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Vice President for Welfare and Community at one of the UK’s top universities, King’s College London, has called for the national anthem ‘God Save the Queen’ to be scrapped at official ceremonies because he believes that it supports far right nationalism. Mahamed Abdullahi explained in a social media post: … Read More

Kneel or no kneel, the monarchy still doesn’t make sense

3 years ago / 0 comments

After being sworn in to the privy council, the good old Murdoch rumour mill started churning and speculating as to whether or not Jeremy Corbyn, a lifelong republican, would be kneeling before the Queen and kissing her hand. Despite frequently invading on the Royals’ privacy and thereby defying the monarchs … Read More

Citizens, Not Subjects!

6 years ago / 0 comments

  “I say Charles don’t you ever crave, To appear on the front of The Daily Mail Dressed in your mother’s bridal veil?” (The Queen Is Dead- The Smiths)   If you were to ask somebody what they thought a republican looked like, a glut of unflattering images would more … Read More