All posts tagged struggle

Review of Dorthe Nors’ ‘Middle, Shoulder, Signal’

“A spiritually Scandi perspective on life’ Living in Copenhagen, Sonja is in her forties and is trying to move in the right direction in life.  She is learning to drive, […]

Mental Health on Campus: How to get help at QMUL

First year can be a scary time for everyone, regardless of what anyone says. That feeling of fear and struggle is doubled if you are also worried about your mental […]

Printing Should Be Free

I shouldn’t have to pay for printing at university. I shouldn’t have to leave the library if I want free printing. I don’t have to justify that. I don’t have […]

The Queen’s Croquet-Garden

So, in this chapter Alice enters the Queen of Heart’s garden, there she sees, unsurprisingly, some gardeners. However, they’re painting white roses red, why? Because that’s what the Queen wants […]

‘When John Met Joseph’: Interview

“I thought, there’s got to be a play in that.” The third performance part of the New Writers’ Festival is When John Met Joseph. I spoke to the writer and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is demonetising in India going to control corruption?

On 8th November 2016, the Indian government demonetised high denomination 500/- (rupee) and 1000/- notes which were no longer to be used as legal tender and instead introduced a new […]

Chicken Pilaf

Some days, I don’t feel like cooking. Shocking, I know, given that this entire column focuses on my culinary struggles, but there we are. Sadly for me (and for those […]