The Revolution and the Time Before

It is two hundred and twenty years today since Louis XVI, King of France was executed at the guillotine in Paris, after being convicted for treason. The French Revolution is all the rage at the moment as Les Misérables continues to wow critics, dominates cinemas and now the cast is taking over the charts. The big […]

10 Ideas for New Year Resolutions

We, at the GPD HQ, are very excited about what 2013 has in store for us. Primarily because we are young and stupid, and therefore sure that there is nothing life can throw at us that we can’t handle (except zombies). And much like you all, every year when the resolution conundrum arises we decide to […]

Friday Fun: Lookback at 2012

Christmas is over and having spent a week off work the boredom is starting to set in and the family members are well and truly getting on your nerves. To relieve all this post Christmas tension, here is a look back at our favourite fun moments of the year: – January: Sainsbury’s decided to rename […]

What’s on: 28th December – 30th December

We have been keeping quiet this week as we have been pretty busy being festive, cooking (and complaining about it) and spending money we don’t have in the sales. To break up this routine we have found some lovely things to do over the weekend. Walking with Dinosaurs, the arena spectacular, has been at the […]

Respecting your Right to Beliebe: But not the Beliebs

In the last two months I have had the same conversation four times with four different people and there seems to be a common misconception. The conversations all involved Canadian teenage pop sensation Justin Beiber and on all four occasions it came out I dislike him (writing this I prepare for a torrent of abuse […]