All posts tagged relationship

Book review: Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer

‘A beautifully imaginative novel that delves into one woman’s life and her extraordinary relationship with birds’   Gwendolen ‘Len’ Howard was forty years old when she decided to leave her […]

Book review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

“The conversations that follow are gratifying for Connell, often taking unexpected turns and prompting him to express ideas he had never consciously formulated before. They talk about the novels he’s […]

How Downton Abbey Ruined My Sex Life

As any homosexual my age knows, life is burdened with insurmountable expectations. There is the unreachable twink physique, the eternal desire to have voluminous hair, and the pressure to enjoy […]

Why Valentine’s Day should be just like any other day…

He loves me. He loves me not. The clock strikes 4 o’clock in the afternoon and you’re still wandering why you haven’t yet received that text from your lover inviting […]

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 […]

Why It’s Okay To Still Be A Virgin In Your 20s.

Compared to some people I know, I waited a long time to lose my virginity. However, at times it was hard. I felt a lot of pressure to have sex […]

Music in Film: How music can make a scene

It is a known fact that music and film go hand-in-hand. The utilisation of music within a scene, be it the official score, soundtrack or incidental, can underpin the emotions […]

Friends and loved ones of those experiencing mental health problems occupy the liminal space between within and without – so what do they have to say?

Parents, siblings, extended family, friends, co-workers and peers, all of these people matter in varying ways to individuals. They are our support networks. Without them, many of us would crumble, […]

Exclusive Interview with Josh Whitehouse for ‘Modern Life is Rubbish’

This week I was lucky enough to meet actor, musician and model Josh Whitehouse to discuss his new film ‘Modern Life is Rubbish’ – out in UK cinemas from the […]