All posts tagged the silver lining

Bears in Black Mirror

Just like seemingly everyone else who has access to the internet, my Christmas holiday was spent gripped by Black Mirror’s ground-breaking Bandersnatch, an interactive online drama launched by Netflix as part of Charlie Brooker’s dystopic universe. Critics have sung praise for the […]

How to Have the Perfect 2019: Just Realise It Won’t Be Perfect

“2019 is going to be my year!”, “Let’s make 2019 the best year yet!”: By now we’ve all probably seen some social media addicted Facebooker write a really unnecessary memoir reflecting on […]

Second-hand Shopping: Sustainable, Ethical, Affordable

Remember Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’? Not long after that song’s release, I was joking to my friend about how she had suddenly started to love shopping at Oxfam, despite her refusing […]

New academic year, New you!

We’ve all probably fallen victim to the idea that as soon as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, we’re going to radically change our personalities and suddenly become committed […]

Why it’s good to do more solo

Recently, I came across an article about why everyone should go to a techno night by themselves at least once in their lives. The initial headline automatically drew me in […]

The importance of treating yourself

If there’s one thing I gained from watching NBC’s Parks and Recreation, aside from hours of quality television, it’s the inspiring legacy of “Treat Yo Self Day”. For those who […]

A Bit Of Good News

After the scaremongering I’ve seen in the papers about how we need to stockpile on European resources in case of a no-deal Brexit (I don’t want Brexit as much as […]

Make this summer count

Whether it’s your penultimate year, your final year, or (to all you keen newbies reading) your first year, the next academic year officially begins on Monday 24thSeptember 2018. With this […]

The Silver Lining: Good News

It is common knowledge that life can be pretty bleak sometimes, so why not distract yourself from exam revision, essay deadlines and personal drama by cheering up and reading some […]