All posts tagged England

Buggy Baby: The lovechild of Harold Pinter and Stanley Kubrick that inverts and reveals all about human behaviour

Gallow humour, hedonistic horror, a homage to the traumas impacting refugees are not three elements you would traditionally mix together, but in Buggy Baby, these three distinct styles blend perfectly […]

Is Channel 4’s Ackley Bridge helping combat racial stereotypes in Britain?

Searching for something to watch this reading week?    Ackley Bridge is a new drama that first premiered on Channel 4 on June 7th 2017, with its last episode of the first series airing on July 12th.   If […]

Top Golf

Reckon you could be the next Tiger Woods? Top Golf is a new modern golfing complex that combines great entertainment, great food and a great experience. So overall, it is […]

Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

Doris, ‘Dam, and I

It’s 3 am: I’m running on no sleep and my coursework is due in 12 hours. So far this sounds like a run-of-the-mill night before a deadline situation. However, I […]

What is Sex?

What is sex? What do you count as having sex? What does sexual intercourse mean to you? Suggesting that penetration equals sex is as outdated as it is heteronormative. We […]

Food for Positive Thought

As tensions rise across the U.K with the ever-shifting political climate, possibilities for tuition fee increases and all that is problematic with the US right now , the rise of […]

Year Abroad: Part 14, The Post Office

I hate the post office in France. It’s shit. And indeed, you might well ask yourselves how 500 words are going to be dedicated to it, but they will be. I will begin by […]

Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]