All posts tagged marriage

‘And they lived happily ever after…?’

‘And they lived happily ever after…’ This is the ending line in most children’s fairy tales.  Young girls are taught to expect that they will grow up, find their ‘prince’ […]

What would Bell Hooks say about Meghan Markle’s entry into the British royal family?

I would like to congratulate Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage as there is no greater power than love. However, this is not the point. I would like to share […]

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 […]

Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective

This winter, after a year-long hiatus, Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective reappeared with a call for visual art from students of all disciplines. The Visual Arts Collective was formed in […]

Text in the city

Text in the City   Have you ever had such a compelling conversation that you end up typing away on your phone way into the early hours of the morning? […]

Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]

DID YOU FUCK?

Did you fuck? No, then you didn’t have sex It’s hard to believe that in 2017 the concept of sex is still so stringently tied to the notion of a […]

My Husband’s Wife

Under the sharia law, marriage is seen as a social contract between a man and a woman that is legally binding. The faith does not encourage any type of monasticism or […]