Authors Posts by Rachel Coombes

Rachel Coombes


Review: Trophy Wife – Bruxism

Rachel Coombes reviews Bruxism, the latest EP from up-and-coming indie trio Trophy Wife

Rioters’ delight

Rachel Coombes discusses August's riots in London and their ties to status-seeking hip hop culture

And the rest is art history

Cherwell talks to art critic and Christ Church alumnus Andrew Graham-Dixon

Interview: Jamie Woon

Cherwell chats with the up and coming singer-songwriter.

Review: Mitsuko Uchida

Rachel Coombes is spellbound by the world famous pianist.

Festive generosity

A few belated Christmas gifts..

Here comes the beat, all kitsch and sweet

What can we expect to hear at the royal wedding this coming April?

Here Comes The Beat…

Rachel looks ahead to the royal wedding with a little musical dread.

Embrace your naked ambition

Rachel Coombes on how to get involved in Oxford’s art scene

French Pop Music Today

Rachel Coombes sorts the wheat from the Piaf


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