It isn’t often that I treat myself to this type of thing. My usual hair-washing routine involves buying varying £1 Alberto Balsam shampoos, washing my face with soap and the occasional splash of bubble bath – and even that’s gone down the pan in my slightly grim student bathroom. Knowing my online spending splurges, it … Continue reading Mini Lush Haul
These are tumultuous times that we live in. A racist is President of the United States, foreign affairs are a shambles and the NHS is in utter disarray. The media is giving a platform to sexists like Piers Morgan, and the US police are killing black people on the streets. It’s a sordid state of … Continue reading Why the La La Land ‘race row’ is beyond ridiculous
In an age where food has perhaps never been so digitally in our faces, with 10-second videos of nutella-stacked-brownie-marshmallow-coated towers being viewable at our fingertips, one would think that food has never been so celebrated, so loved and so enjoyed. On the other end of the scale, there are hundreds upon hundreds of clean-eating blogs, … Continue reading ‘Food Porn’ vs ‘Clean Eating’: are they more similar than we really think?
‘Hygge.’ Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the Danish lifestyle craze of ‘well-being’ and coziness, which has spread through the UK quicker than you can say “pretentious.” People think some sort of phenomenon has surfaced, whereby the concept of ‘hygge’ has suddenly taught people how to light a candle or buy … Continue reading Can ‘Hygge’ please die alongside all the other terrible things that happened in 2016?
August 11, 2014. I wake up. It’s 41C outside – I’m in Death Valley, California, on a road trip around the west coast of America with my family. It’s urgently hot, uncomfortable. Rolling over to check my phone, I wondered why I’ve been inundated with buzzes that morning. The world, just like me, has awoken … Continue reading Robin Williams, Sad Clowns and the Media
Listen up, RottenTomatoes. I’ve got something I need to say to you. Rating a cult classic like Hocus Pocus with a measly 30% score is downright insulting. I feel personally offended. It’s clearly a masterpiece (Plus it’s one of my mum’s favourite films, so it must be good). Some people like cult horror screenings, slasher … Continue reading Why ‘Hocus Pocus’ is the best Halloween film ever
No, Amélie isn’t my favourite film. Continue reading 10 Things Never To Do To A French Student