All posts tagged death

Behind the scenes of the Islamic State: Who are we really fighting?

As the wave of attacks that took place in Western Europe in 2015-2016 calmed down, news about ISIS has slowly faded into the background over the past couple of years. […]

A Look into 2019’s Books.

There is nothing better than pre-ordering a book, forgetting about said book, then having it arrive on your doorstep seemingly by magic. Here are some of my personal favourites of 2019 […]

Review of Susanne Bier’s Birdbox.

Directed by Susanne Bier, Netflix original ‘Birdbox’ has received over 2 million views upon release and has generated a huge following. The film includes a notable cast, staring Academy Award […]

Exclusive Review: The Haunting of Hill House.

With winter wind whacking at your windows and chilling gusts approaching, what is more fitting than watching a Netflix original horror? Before watching The Haunting of Hill House, I was […]

Mayerling Review – Dark, Dangerous and Utterly Thrilling.

Warning *historical spoilers* will follow! The start of a new academic year for me also means the start of a new season at the Royal Opera House, and first up […]

The Big Bad Arab Wolf.

In Mohammed Bin Salman’s 60 Minutes interview with Norah O’Donnell, the Prince evaded questions about the Kingdom’s commitment to human rights principles by reminding O’Donnell that: “Saudi standards are not […]

Book review: ‘The Mosul Legacy’ by Christopher Lowery

“The topicality of this novel is what makes it so poignant to read.” Mosul, Iraq, 2016 – once the defining moment of ISIL’s rise to power, but quickly becoming a […]

Review: ‘Layover’ by Lisa Zeidner

“As humorous as Zeidner’s heroine is, the emotion is raw and heartfelt.” Claire Newbold is not a conventional heroine. She’s intelligent and sexy, but she has also been known to […]

The Climate Change Conversation… Again

After another storm and another climate-related death in the UK, the public is calling for action to end these abrupt changes in temperature and the environment’s unusual behaviour. Along with […]