Month: September 2014

Tinder, Travel & Romance

Eevee’s Chinwe Nnajiuba talks romance, dating and travel, and investigates the international impact of Tinder… Once upon a time, the idea of using online dating websites elicited cringe inducing notions of mail order brides and single 50-somethings, desperately seeking to evade an eternity of unsolicited chastity. However, largely thanks to the revolution in social media and how humans all over the world now connect and communicate, these older perceptions are rapidly changing. ​This progress in opinions on online dating can be, in many parts, accredited to Tinder: the simple yet effective dating app. With Tinder you are presented with a sequence...

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Depressed By Pizza Express

Eevee’s food critic, Mark Moore, gives us his take on the nation’s favourite ‘posh pizza’ place… Continuing with my Italian odyssey this summer, I took it upon myself to try out, what was once one of my favourite hang outs, Pizza Express. After a heavy Sunday brunch time shop in Westfield, Stratford, my girlfriend – weighed down by her clutch of Pandora and Dior bags (ah yes I did get a 3rd date after all) – decided it was time to eat, and so we aptly headed towards the food floor. Now, I was always a fan of Lakeside, so...

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Bourne To Be

Eevee’s Jason Acres talks Hollywood blockbusters, and discusses Matt Damon’s possible return as CIA assassin, Jason Bourne… In movie news the question of the day seems to be “Is Jason Bourne Back?” It looks like the answer may well be, yes! Universal Pictures have finally opened talks  with ‘Bourne Identity’ star Matt Damon and Director Paul Greengrass, in a conversation that could see the A-lister back in role that made the Bourne series famous. This news comes despite comments from studio officials months ago stating that Matt Damon would not come back to Bourne. This off-the-cuff switch in direction may be...

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More Autumn Albums

Last week, Eevee’s Gerard Walton reviewed some of September’s hottest releases. This week, Charlotte Davis previews some more ‘must-have’ autumn albums… 1. Maroon 5 – V There are plenty of high hopes for the release of Maroon 5’s fifth studio album, titled V. The lovable American pop band have already added two fantastic upbeat songs from the album – reminding us that, although they’re on their fifth album, they have still got it! The first single, ‘Maps’, gives us a great taster of what to expect from V. The second single, ‘It Was Always You’, is rumoured to be...

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Chairman – Manager Feuds

Eevee’s Michael Steward talks managerial departures and boardroom bust-ups… Although surprising, the recent departure of Tony Pulis’ as Crystal Palace manager after an alleged fallout with co-chairman Simon Parish is nothing new. Fuelled by over enthusiasm and blind ambition, a number of football chairman through the years have proved themselves to be a pain in even the most accomplished manager’s backside. Whether wanting to pick the team or taking the gaffer to court, these six chairman – manager feuds will live long in football folklore.   1. You’re Fired Terry Venables v Alan Sugar – Tottenham Hotspur Lord Sugar...

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