Living alone? 8 tips to get you through

It’s a funny thing to live alone. I have recently moved back to London due to the opportunity to work practically on my course, and this means I am now back to living on my own. I’ve had this experience at the beginning of this academic year and again, now. Both times, I was goingContinue reading “Living alone? 8 tips to get you through”

Netflix, Amazon or Disney +? Which streaming service is the best?

You’re turning your TV on, but nothing interesting is on. You’re turning to Netflix and there is nothing you like or not the movie you want to see. You see the recommended titles and it irritates you that they don’t have it. You turn to other platforms and suddenly see a whole range of services.Continue reading “Netflix, Amazon or Disney +? Which streaming service is the best?”

Award Shows- A Diversity Problem

They are some of the most glamourous events of the year. Actors, actresses, directors, cinematographers, costume designers and creators gather in a fancy setting, wearing beautiful dresses, sipping on champagne and celebrating each other’s work in film and TV over the last year. This time last year the same thing was happening, something we lookContinue reading “Award Shows- A Diversity Problem”

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As a daughter and a mother to sons, this article is difficult to write. I do not wish to label all men as threats to women. However, it goes without saying that the freedom afforded to my sons is not extended to my daughters. At fourteen and sixteen, they have both already been exposed toContinue reading “97%”

Why Animated Representation Matters

With the multitude of live action movies that Hollywood has been giving us as of late, it almost feels refreshing, in a sense, for anyone to just sit down and enjoy the art that lies behind the work of animation. Animation, in itself, is beautiful. Due to the creative freedom that this sort of mediumContinue reading “Why Animated Representation Matters”

Meme-ingful events so far in 2021

The past few years brought us some eventful memes. From people storming area 51 to the cake trend where every normal object (such as crocs or an amazon package) are cakes. Nothing could be trusted in that time. We started this year strong with the Capitol invasion in the United States. This resulted in manyContinue reading “Meme-ingful events so far in 2021”

True Crime During Lockdown

My very first memory from the beginning of the pandemic is walking along the seafront in Brighton while bingeing a true crime podcast for the first time before going to three different stores to see if they had pasta and rice that I could bring back to my flatmates in London. As my cabin feverContinue reading “True Crime During Lockdown”

What Has Made Students Smile During Lockdown?

We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but in such a situation as we are, the world has made it a little hard for any of us to have a good chuckle with friends at a pub or even share a warm hug. By interviewing students, I wondered what had made them breakContinue reading “What Has Made Students Smile During Lockdown?”

The Fight For Independent Media

Recently, an event occurred in Poland which saw the Polish government attempting to control the flow of independent media in the entire country. Due to the fact that this was a pivotal moment that was mostly ignored by international media even though it carries extremely heavy complications to the rights of Polish citizens, I decidedContinue reading “The Fight For Independent Media”

How Bon Ton can get you out of uncomfortable situations

Have you ever been in that situation where you didn’t know whether you should tell a person in front of you that they have something stuck between her teeth?Have you ever been introduced to someone and you didn’t really know wether you should shake hands, or just smile or say something?Well, bon ton, or “goodContinue reading “How Bon Ton can get you out of uncomfortable situations”