A Crafty Cigarette

Crafty Cigarette

There is one thing that shines through when you meet Stone Foundation’s lead singer and that is his undying love for the music that this band from the Midlands are producing at this point in their career.

Last Night a Yogi Saved My Life...

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 10:27 Written by

To share how I became a Yoga Instructor, I will start at the beginning, always the best place to start.

In November 1992 Romper Stomper was released, a film about a gang of Neo-Nazis skinheads, led by then rising star Russell Crowe as Hando, with Daniel Pollock as Davey, his right-hand man. With Cackles (Daniel Wyllie), Bubs (James McKenna), Champ (Eric Mueck) and a handful more making up the numbers in Hando’s gang. Yet the one man that Hando bows down to, as do the rest of the gang, is the older, more brutal and more organised Neo-Nazi skinhead, Magoo, (John Brumpton), a nickname given to him as he wears glasses.

Board: Your Favourite Games That Went Digital

Thursday, 01 November 2018 10:35 Written by

In most British households are piles of ageing boardgames waiting to be played. They might be squashed into the cupboard under the stairs, in a spare room or hiding in the attic. They come out once a year for a bit of family board gaming and you remember how much fun you had playing them together.

Three of the Best British Political Films

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:31 Written by
The best political films are those that hit close to home while delivering an engrossing narrative through fully-formed characters. There is so much room for experimentation within the genre - although, in most cases, if the film veers too far into surreal territory, it loses much of its political significance. There are many British filmmakers who have taken inspiration from domestic politicians to create powerful pieces of cinema, and we've chosen three of the very best today.

The Magnus Force: Can You Bend It Like Beckham on ZANI ?

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 15:02 Written by
Researchers at Queen's University, Belfast have suggested the human vision system is unable to predict the trajectory of a curving ball through the air. If true, this means goalkeepers are handicapped and rely on chance to save rocket shots from sharpshooters like Zlatan Ibrahimović or Lionel Messi. 
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ZANI was conceived in late 2008 and the fan base gradually grew by word of mouth. Key contributors came from those of the music, film and fashion industry and the voice of ZANI grew louder. So, when in 2013 investor, contributor and fan of ZANI Alan McGee* offered his support to help restyle and relaunch the site it was inevitable that traffic would increase dramatically and continues to grow. *Alan McGee co-founder of Creation Records and new label 359 Music..

 

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