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By Samantha Hilton 

This article has been a long time coming, but after the long-awaited Tenth Doctor’s dramatic regeneration on New Year’s Day 2010, we can reflect on Tennant’s time as the famous timelord. Was he really the best doctor yet? Could he beat the other highly ranked doctors? Read the rest of this entry »

By Alice Tofts

Paris has a lot to live up to. It has been described as the most beautiful city in Europe, as well as being the most romantic and where the best dressed women live. During my few days there in half- term I wanted to see if any of these claims were true. Read the rest of this entry »

by Esther Privett

In the words of Coco Chanel, “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” The Victoria and Albert Museum fashion exhibition, as well as being free, is both of these things. Read the rest of this entry »

By Michael Goode

Book: Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World

Author:  Niall Ferguson

Publisher: Penguin

Pages: 464

Price: Around £5 (Amazon UK)

Rating: ****

I have recently discovered a book that tries to explain the modern world, and what part Britain played in its creation. The book by Niall Ferguson looks at the British Empire and what it created, this conjures up either pride or humiliation in the empire’s legacy. But what was it? What role did it play? How did it start? How did it end? Ferguson answers all this and more, but goes further to look at whether this role was negative or positive and how it had been continued. The book is controversial, thanks to Ferguson’s sometimes blunt and dismissive opinion, but is brilliantly written and very interesting.   Read the rest of this entry »

By Kirstie Dyke

Whatever you may call him, Derren Brown has wowed the viewing public through his imaginative and innovative tricks that leave the mind wondering and controversy flowing.  This article examines the theories behind his latest television four part series The Events, where Brown attempted what he described as “some of the most incredible feats to date”. Read the rest of this entry »

By Justine Kharbanda

This month sees ‘The Buzz’s’ full feature length interview, with  Winchester’s own, Frank Turner.  After gaining much airplay on the likes of Radio 1, his single ‘Reasons to be an Idiot’ has become his biggest hit to date.  I caught up with him this month to talk to him about his music, university and Winchester!  If you have any comments on the interview feel free to leave them below! Read the rest of this entry »

By Rosie Wilson

As the newspapers remind us daily, Britain is in the grip of a recession.  While there are important problems to be solved regarding unemployment and the state of the economy, there is one matter that has not enjoyed nearly as much coverage. What to wear? Read the rest of this entry »