All posts tagged stereotypes

Are We an Anxious Generation? I Now Depend on Satirical Anxiety Memes to Get Me Through the Day

So, as far as I know, I’m a Millennial. I come under the age bracket which ranges, roughly, from those born in the mid-eighties, to just before the millennium and […]

Interviews Make My Nerves Emerge Like a Hydra

As I type this article on the Tube, I am pretty sure I just had the worst interview of my life. A month or so ago, I applied to do […]

Bereavement: Nothing Can Prepare You For That Feeling of Loss

When someone close dies, it’s awful. Even if you’ve known for some time that the end was approaching, nothing fully prepares you for the actual reality of it happening. Yes, […]

Celebrity Meltdowns: Mindless Entertainment? Subverted Envy? Perverse Voyeurism? Either Way, We Revel in the Spectacle du Jour of their Rise and Fall

‘The Biggest Celebrity Meltdowns: Shia LaBeouf to Christian Bale’ – Variety ‘Biggest Celebrity Meltdowns Ever’ – US Weekly ‘Top Ten Celebrity Meltdowns of All Time’ – YouTube ’18 truly spectacular […]

Zurich – An Alternative Rock Band with Warped Nods to 80s Electronica

The Oxford-based Alternative Pop/Rock band Zurich have already made a name for themselves since forming in 2014. With Adrian Banks on bass and vocals, Christian Gillett on guitar and vocals […]

A Bloodline Divorce: Parental Estrangement

‘Our families are supposed to be the ones who love us the most, who will take care of us and support us through difficult times. But what happens when they […]

Life, it’s a maelstrom but you’ll be ok – celebrating the women who have overcome the storm in their minds

So, it was International Women’s Day on Thursday. In the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the key push for the year was #PressforProgress. This was centred around motivating and […]

Wonder Wheel Review – This 50’s Set Melodrama Finds Writer/Director Woody Allen Going Around in Circles

It’s hard to name a memorable Woody Allen release in recent years. Blue Jasmine was saved by a strong central performance; Café Society had a sprightly youthfulness to it that […]

Don Lear, ‘New York used to be at my feet. Now it’s all gone to the dogs’

‘Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away’ Gloucester’s blinding ‘Gimme Shelter’ by the Rolling Stones, played […]