What is it like to have your Birthday in Quarantine?

I lack the ability to show excitement and the talent heightens around my birthday in particular, like I’ve just never been overly fussed about the element of surprise which has always annoyed my friends and family who particularly enjoy implementing the element of surprise at various moments throughout the day.

10 Things to do During a Storm

There is a storm outside, here is a list of 10 groundbreaking things you can do during a storm that you’ve probably never even thought of before. 1. Procrastinate on your Public Affairs revision Procrastinate by writing a blogpost about things you should do in a storm which seems like a full proof plan, inContinue reading “10 Things to do During a Storm”

My Interview with an Accountant

Accountancy is a career that involves networking, canny maths skills and the occasional need to wear a very sleek suit. I asked my friend to describe her job in a funny way and she said “there’s no funny way to describe my job” but this is how she would describe her job to non-accountants: CompanyContinue reading “My Interview with an Accountant”

Do most women feel pressured to look pretty all the time?  

Women reveal why they really wear make-up every day.   In recent years, the idea of beauty has become broad and the beauty industry has noticeably shifted its focus to embrace individuality and body positivity.  The façade that once upon a time, managed to convince every girl to conform to Eurocentric beauty standards is slowly collapsing.  Continue reading “Do most women feel pressured to look pretty all the time?  “

I Interviewed a PGCE Student and Asked her all the Important Questions, so you don’t have to

Did everyone used to think teachers sleep in classrooms during the night in primary school? All for THAT Doctor Who episode to, not only confirm our theory, but also show them as Krillitanes (a composite species that takes desirable attributes of the species they conquer.) Obviously, (most) of us have worked out that teachers don’tContinue reading “I Interviewed a PGCE Student and Asked her all the Important Questions, so you don’t have to”

ONLY QUESTIONS: The Ex-Con and Society’s obsession with perfection

When you’re stuck in a lift with a woman that is 4’11, you do not react when she tells you she’s an ex-con. Having said this, I reacted. I gave a hesitant smile followed by a bleak nod and then perched on the floor, next to the emergency exit button, and started to eat myContinue reading “ONLY QUESTIONS: The Ex-Con and Society’s obsession with perfection”

10 stages of wearing a saree

It should be noted that none of your life skills to date have prepared you for this.   1. Excitement  The excitement is often affiliated with a hint of naivety. If I were to convey what wearing a saree is like in a metaphor, it would probably involve a cheating boyfriend and not knowing whenContinue reading “10 stages of wearing a saree”

Why Are Feminists Telling us to Stop Wearing Tampons?

I wonder if everyone has the same definition of feminism; if we were all asked to give a SparkNotes summary of the movement, would we all come to the same conclusion? A poll carried out by YouGov in 2018 revealed that only 34% of women in the UK identify as Feminists, despite the same reportContinue reading “Why Are Feminists Telling us to Stop Wearing Tampons?”

Review: Grandson: a modern tragedy vol. 2

 Music and politics, when combined can make quite a powerful comradery. American Canadian singer and songwriter Jordon Edward Benjamin, also known as Grandson, is the perfect example of this and his latest album, ‘a modern tragedy vol. 2’ is no different. The album is categorised as alternative rock, trap music, alternative hip-hop and electronic music. But fundamentally,Continue reading “Review: Grandson: a modern tragedy vol. 2”