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REVIEW- Alex Maxwell ‘Lie to Me’ EP

It’s rare in today’s musical climate to hear of an artist whose origins don’t lie in The X Factor or The Voice – or any other TV talent show, for […]

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Vicious Cycle

Once in a while, I’m struck by the realisation that I’m playing out a scenario with a boy that’s already been played out with a boy before him. That I’ve […]

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Is Addiction a Disease?

Drug addicts: Are they weak-willed? Or really lacking in power to change?  I can think of times in my life when I was super strong-willed to get what I wanted, […]

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Questioning Beauty Standards: The Politics of Afro Hair

The culture of beauty standards within the black community are heavily charged, and therefore require a nuanced approach when looking within the cultural dynamics. Recently, I have noticed a positive […]

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Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

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Victoria Miro Gallery Presents Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Portals

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, a Los Angeles-based artist who relocated from Nigeria to the USA when she was sixteen, intuitively draws on historical, political and personal references within her artwork. This […]

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Simple Animal

Students! Let me introduce myself: Miriam, 33 (I knooow!), alumni of QMUL (English lit, 2013) and founder of www.simple-animal.co.uk I would like to tell you a little bit about Simple […]