Authors Posts by Ellen Peirson-Hagger

Ellen Peirson-Hagger


Top 10 Christmas cover songs

Ellen Peirson-Hagger picks out the best ten Christmas covers to liven up your festive playlist

On the winner of the Mercury Prize: Benjamin Clementine

Ellen Peirson-Hagger shares her thoughts on Clementine's victory

Live Review: Keston Cobblers’ Club

Ellen Peirson-Hagger goes Truck Store-diving for an intimate gig

The Mercury Prize: "Enigmatically Diverse"

Ellen Peirson-Hagger assesses the pros and cons of the revered award


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off