All posts tagged suicide

With a Minister for suicide being created and QMSU launching Wellness Weeks, are we finally moving away from vapid tweets and one-off postulations of care?

As I’m sure everyone saw from their social medias, campus stalls and news soundbites, on Wednesday it was World Mental Health Day. My Twitter, as usual, was flooded with people […]

Film, Music, and Photography: Revisiting Control (2007)

“It’s all happening boys.” Most people’s familiarity with post-punk band Joy Division comes from the album cover for Unknown Pleasures (1979) that has been widely used, to put it mildly, […]

Does childhood exist anymore? If we aren’t going to change our society for ourselves, we have to at least make it better for the next generation

Who remembers being ten? I can’t say my first year in the big double figures is that memorable, but as far I can recall, it was pretty good. Yes, my […]

Heathers: teenage murder-comedy turns 30

Michael Lehmann’s cult dark-comedy Heathers is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a re-mastered re-release in UK cinemas. And with this comes the opportunity to have another look at the film that cemented both Winona Ryder […]

Feeling lonely? You’re not alone

When I was trying to find a theme for this column, I spent ages looking for something that I really felt passionate about, until I realised it had been staring […]

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, […]

’13 Reasons Why’ semi-colon tattoos are becoming so popular

I actually only know of one real reason why semi-colon tattoos are becoming so popular, but this trend is intimately linked to the Netflix series ‘13 Reasons Why’. The series […]

REVIEW: The Myth of Sisyphus

The Myth of Sisyphus is an intense, though enigmatic, call to life. Not many of us can deny the pleasure that comes with reading, but for me, that effect has […]

2018 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition @ Somerset House

London has long been viewed as a cultural hub, a diverse community representing a plethora of people from all different corners of the world. I am not even being biased […]