“Wait, don’t eat it yet! I need to take a picture.” When people go out to dinner, the first five minutes will probably be spent getting the perfect picture for Instagram. You’ve got to get the right lighting, choose the right filter, write the right caption and of course, top it all of with the … More Millennials Ruin Everything: Food Edition
I’m the first to confess that I’m a bit of a Bah-Humbug about Halloween. Even as a kid, I dreaded it: eating witches’ toes (Wotsits) or eyeballs (chocolate wrapped in foil), knocking on strangers’ front doors and asking for sweets, face paint and fancy dress… And oh my god, the smell of fake blood makes … More What Not To Wear This Halloween
Today, the BBC published an article revealing that some organ donors’ families have stopped donations from taking place. The statistics show that: “In 2016/17 the total number of deceased donors was 1,413. In the same year, families blocked the donations of 91 people who had signed the register.” “In England, NHS figures showed that 457 … More The Day I Became An Organ Donor
How often have we seen the stereotype of the actress who sleeps her way round LA to get roles? Laughed at exaggerated stories of the desperate new star on a casting couch? Heard the rumours surrounding directors and their leading ladies. These tropes have been around since Hollywood’s conception and they’re often presented comically. Seth … More Weinstein and The Abuse of Power
Since my last post on the Las Vegas shooting, I have been spending more time considering my stance on guns. I make it no secret that I am, in essence, a pacifist (although I realise that war is unavoidable in our current political state). Obviously, that means I’m not an advocate for civilians’ use and … More Why I Can’t Understand The Second Amendment
Trump-induced fury (I feel like this should be recognised as a real medical ailment) has been ignited again within the world of sport when the President of the United States made rather bold statements about NFL players. I’ll keep it brief but essentially what happened was that at a Republican rally on Friday 22 September, … More Is Peaceful Protest Enough?
On Wednesday 12 July, Westminster Hall was filled with the usual loud voices of indignant politicians wanting their views to be heard. They weren’t debating a policy or tax cut – they were speaking out about the abuse they received during the General Election campaign. Okay, let’s hold our hands up and say that politicians often … More Breaking News: Politicians Are Human Too