Mandela: The Long Walk To Freedom

Earlier this month, the world's hero and South Africa's "greatest son" Nelson Mandela died in Johannesburg at the age of 95. Mr Mandela was known all around the globe for his campaigns against apartheid and white-minority rule in the 1990s after spending 27 years in jail for his political views and ... [More]

BBC Sound of 2014 Playlist

The BBC has released its annual list of the hottest names to watch out for in 2014, known most famously as BBC Sound of 2014. The list, first started in 2003, is compiled by more than 70 industry professionals and has helped launch the careers of Haim, Adele, James Blake, 50 Cent, Jessie J and Ellie... [More]

Lance Armstrong - The True Oprah Story

He was a national hero and all round sporting legend, having won (an unheard of) seven consecutive Tour De France titles between 1999 and 2005, before finally admitting to using performance-enhancing drugs in January 2013 throughout all seven of the tours. Lance Armstrong has fiercely denied taking ... [More]

Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal

"Merry Christmas ya filthy animal... And a Happy New Year" has got to be one of the most memorable and most recited quotes at Christmas, and it comes from our favourite Christmas film of all time - Home Alone. Who would have thought that little Kevin McCallister aka the weirdly wonderful Macaulay Cu... [More]

Van Mildert's Best of 2013 Playlist

2013 has been a monumental year for music with some amazing albums being released and new artists coming to the fore. To celebrate and recall what a great year it’s been we’ve put together this ultimate playlist with the more than 50 of the best tunes of 2013. Our playlist features some of the hott... [More]

Doctor Who Christmas Day Special

After the annoucement was made for Peter Capaldi (The Thick Of It) to play the twelfth Doctor, 'Whovians' are eagerly awaiting the Christmas special where the eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) may well regenerate and silence will fall... If like me you're also awaiting the return of Sherlock to BBC1 (re... [More]

3 Days To Go - New Season Handbags & Purses

So I believe that today will be a happy day for most, it's Black Friday which means finish work early (if you're lucky, us retail guys n gals however not so much) and have a glass of rose or a pint in hand before its even 3 o'clock (we hate you). And the best bit, it's almost Christmas So as a treat... [More]

The Boxing Day Match

Regarded as probably one of the best match days of the season, Boxing Day is always number 1 on every football fan's calendar. The biggest game of the day will be Man City v Liverpool as both teams look to close the gap on leaders Arsenal to become top of the Premiership leader board. But an interes... [More]

Christmas In A Day

Now exceeding over 1 millions views on YouTube, Christmas In a Day is a 48 minute film that tells the story of Christmas Day through a medley of home videos taken over last year's festive period. Funded by Sainsbury's - who used a trailer for their Christmas ad campaign - the film took 14 months to ... [More]

Van Mildert's Christmas Jumper Wishlist

As we sit eating chocolate coins looking ahead to the weekend's work Christmas party, it is safe to say that the festive feelings are well underway here at Van Mildert HQ. As a result, plans for our Christmas Jumper day on December 23rd are already in full swing. In celebration of this, and to inspi... [More]