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Do we need a date in the title of our articles?

Do we need a date in the title of our articles?

Vanguard Online May 2, 2015 0

Probably not. Why not? I think that the purpose of the title should be to hook people into the article. I don’t think a date is ever going to do that. Dates, words like,

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What people don’t care about when they read a music review!

What people don’t care about when they read a music review!

Vanguard Online May 2, 2015 0

They don’t care much for the date of the gig. They don’t really care about what songs were sung. They don’t want a chronological account of everything that happened. Facts are generally boring and

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The Joy of Writing

The Joy of Writing

Vanguard Online May 2, 2015 0

  Most is not all of us write because we get some joy out of the process of crafting a written piece.   Writing allows us to express ourselves in a way which talking

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The Art of Writing and getting better at it

The Art of Writing and getting better at it

Vanguard Online May 2, 2015 0

I’m going to introduce a section to Vanguard Online at the bottom of the magazine on writing.   From now on I’ll be publishing a monthly review of the writing we have, in the

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Sleaford Mods – Electric Ballroom, Camden, London – 30th January 2015

Sleaford Mods – Electric Ballroom, Camden, London – 30th January 2015

Vanguard Online January 31, 2015 3

  I felt like an animal trapped in the proverbial corner, it was the prelude to an occasion of domestic violence. I struggled to think about how I was going to reason with him.

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Pints – Fairytale of East London

Pints – Fairytale of East London

Vanguard Online January 24, 2015 0

What a refreshing rendition of the best ever Christmas song. The Fairy Tale of East London, sung, by a group of pissed up out of tune Landaners. The song given speed, a nuclear wind shooting

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Pastiches and Juxtaposition on 33 Fournier Street

Pastiches and Juxtaposition on 33 Fournier Street

Vanguard Online October 27, 2014 0

  A beautiful pastiche of post-ups and graffiti framed by this classic 20th century Huguenot front window. It didn’t always look like this of course: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jjwillow/342905945/  

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Beautiful white work on newspaper

Beautiful white work on newspaper

Vanguard Online October 27, 2014 0

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Taesuz: ‘rebellion can kill you’ and other notions

Taesuz: ‘rebellion can kill you’ and other notions

Vanguard Online October 27, 2014 0

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Ben Eine gets K, L, M and N all on one street corner

Ben Eine gets K, L, M and N all on one street corner

Vanguard Online October 27, 2014 0

  Ben Eine started painting letters on shop fronts in Shoreditch and Spitalfields in 2008. Eine had started out life as a graffiti artist, his aim being to put his name in as many

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