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Head Above Water: A public art piece bringing mental health to the Thames.

Standing at nine metres tall, a new interactive and thought-provoking sculpture by Steuart Padwick, and supported by Time to Change, is captivating the landscape and the city of London. The design, […]

Does childhood exist anymore? If we aren’t going to change our society for ourselves, we have to at least make it better for the next generation

Who remembers being ten? I can’t say my first year in the big double figures is that memorable, but as far I can recall, it was pretty good. Yes, my […]

Exclusive Review of Gorgon City’s album launch @ Night Tales

An urban, bassline, fairytale…  On the 9th August, I was invited to one of London’s most beloved pop-ups ‘Night Tales’, in Hackney, for Gorgon City’s second album launch. Not all will […]

Recovery, Relapse, come as hand-in-hand as peas and carrots

No, I am not about to discuss the 2010 and 2009 albums by Eminem. Demetria Devine Lovato, known to the world as Demi Lovato. At the age of 25, she has […]

The Crowd: A Study of the World Cup Mind.

The concept of ‘crowd psychology ‘ or ‘herd mentality’ – investigating the ways in which the psychology of individuals is different from those in a crowd – has fascinated sociologists, […]

Friends and loved ones of those experiencing mental health problems occupy the liminal space between within and without – so what do they have to say?

Parents, siblings, extended family, friends, co-workers and peers, all of these people matter in varying ways to individuals. They are our support networks. Without them, many of us would crumble, […]

Are we in a student suicide crisis? Numbers are rising and is anything being done about it?

University, the best years of our lives, right? We hear it everywhere that students have it easy. Apparently, we don’t have to worry about the real world and we all […]

Putting yourself out there. It can be terrifying, but would you rather try and see how it goes, or live with regret?

I’ve been writing this column for a year now and I can safely say, I have loved every minute of it. So much so that I am continuing it in […]

For George Orwell to get published now he would have to flash his nipples on Love Island and Vera Wang would start promoting Pretty Little Thing on Instagram

Last summer, I found myself discussing the differences between fame and infamy (https://www.shoutoutuk.org/2017/09/11/shakespeare-wouldnt-make-now-hed-cbb-clothing-line-rep-fittea/). Essentially, I concluded that in the last decade there has been a rise and media takeover of […]