This question is one I meet with dread and horror. Whether posed by an anxious friend looking to compare notes on graduate life or your Grandma has just walked in on you making your second All Day Breakfast of the afternoon the question ‘What are you doing?’ inevitably fills me with shame and dread. Having… Read More What Are You Doing?
This week Chinese athlete Fu Yuanhui won the praise of the world press, breaking the taboo about female athletes talking about their periods in the media. These professionals achieve physical excellence often in incredibly harsh conditions, not least being visited by cramping, should their period arrive just when they are about to compete. Needless to… Read More Periods: Perpetuating The Pain
I know too many people who will disregard a film because it is ‘foreign’. We seem to think that watching a French film is pretentious (cue ‘Bleau’) that watching an Iranian film is irrelevant or watching an Italian film that no one else knows about is pointless, if it were any good there would be… Read More Subtitles Are Not Scary
This post has taken a while because, while it’s good to write a review fresh, some films demand that you sit with them for a bit to let the dust of your new post-that-film life settle. Such a film was ‘Room’. ‘Room’, based on the novel by Emma Donoghue, follows the story of ‘Ma’,… Read More Why You Should Drop Everything To See ‘Room’
We all have them, you meet and five seconds later you are besets friends!!! It may only last an evening, it may only last an hour or your newest shiniest buddy may be a long-term pal. Anyway I thought we should definitely go through all the ways we can be the best instant friends (with a few anecdotes… Read More Instant Friends
Originally posted on asexblogofonesown:
This has been said a million times before; and no doubt more eloquently and with more conservative use of the word bellend. But the fact of the matter is, that if you, as a male/female/any of the glorious things in-between, refuse to call yourself a feminist, then you are being a…
Being back in Bristol this week has been absolutely manic. With ups and downs that come from realising you are no longer a fresher and everything you do suddenly seems to count I hearken back to when my biggest trouble was whether I was about to turn catatonic after one (or five) too many shots.… Read More Square One: Beauty Musts For Freshers