The Silver Lining

Fleabag: My New Escapism

For a while now I have been out of love with TV. What used to be my favourite form of escapism after a stressful day of high school, in which […]

Palm oil isn’t the problem- it’s consumerism

If you cast your memory back to the weeks leading up to Christmas 2018, you may vaguely remember the controversy of Iceland’s banned TV advertisement starring a cartoon orangutan who […]

Stop Telling Women to Smile

Sexism within rave culture is something that no doubt all female attendees have had to experience at one point in their life. Whether it’s a guy grabbing you and grinding […]

Praise for Mac’s Dance

Whether you’re an avid fan, have seen the odd episode or just scrolled past it on Netflix, you’ve most probably heard of FX’s celebrated sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Premiering on […]

Bears in Black Mirror

Just like seemingly everyone else who has access to the internet, my Christmas holiday was spent gripped by Black Mirror’s ground-breaking Bandersnatch, an interactive online drama launched by Netflix as part of Charlie Brooker’s dystopic universe. Critics have sung praise for the […]

How to Have the Perfect 2019: Just Realise It Won’t Be Perfect

“2019 is going to be my year!”, “Let’s make 2019 the best year yet!”: By now we’ve all probably seen some social media addicted Facebooker write a really unnecessary memoir reflecting on […]

Second-hand Shopping: Sustainable, Ethical, Affordable

Remember Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’? Not long after that song’s release, I was joking to my friend about how she had suddenly started to love shopping at Oxfam, despite her refusing […]

New academic year, New you!

We’ve all probably fallen victim to the idea that as soon as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, we’re going to radically change our personalities and suddenly become committed […]

Why it’s good to do more solo

Recently, I came across an article about why everyone should go to a techno night by themselves at least once in their lives. The initial headline automatically drew me in […]