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Urban Echo’s Top 8 Winter Reads

By Naureen Hafiz As winter approaches and the days slowly become shorter I can’t help but imagine myself by a fire after a long day of work and sitting down with a warm cup of tea and just enjoying a novel. So it got me thinking, what better way to start off the winter months than a list of my top 8 winter reads! Starting off at #8: V for Vendetta: Alan Moore & David Lloyd Ok, so not a novel, but still, and although this isn’t the most obvious…

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Southpaw Film Review

By James Oddy The boxing film has had a long and varied career. From the highs of raging bull, the fighter and Rocky to, well, all the other Rocky’s, the genre is having a revival after being down for a long count. Southpaw is the at the vanguard of a series of new films which will also involve a Roberto Duran biopic and a Rocky reboot, Creed, as well as a follow up to The fighter, the film which kick started this revival. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as the ludicrously named…

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6 Tribes: Connecting People Together

6Tribes is all about finding people just like you, expressing yourself and being who you want to be. There’s thousands of people who share the same interests as you, whether it’s fashion, sports, technology, science, design and more. Joining the app is like creating your own little clan, as unique and quirky as you like. The app works fast and effectively by using the information you already have on your phone to match you to tribes that you’re interested in. So, for example you know when you meet a person…

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Kahlil Gibran and belonging to the earth

by Urban Echo reporter I was sat in the park one afternoon, my notebook on my lap, and in my solitude I felt a deep belonging to my surroundings. The nature, the trees, the clouds. I wrote about it in a journal entry and only a few weeks later I came across this quote by Kahlil Gibran, which perfectly epitomised what I was trying to say – “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” It is…

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