Every time I speak to my mum, she illustrates her forethought and wisdom, which reminds me how unprepared I am to be a parent. I remember one morning talking to her about our flat and she mentioning while she was viewing the flat how she scoped it out and imagined escape routes in the event of … Continue reading The state of things
DAMN is simply a masterpiece. The 14 track album is incredibly dense and constructed in a way that compels you to listen through its entirety to fully appreciate it. This is easy due to the sublime flow of songs, with each seemingly picking up after the previous before the album rewinds itself, inviting the next play-through. I … Continue reading History lessons
A dog whistle is a really effective way of interacting with dogs when you really think about. It sounds like a quiet hiss to humans while sending its message to the target audience effectively. But like most things, it is not perfect and can be heard by other animals such as domestic cats. The same … Continue reading Dog whistling
So I'm a Feminist, well duh. I mean, the movement calls for equality so it's a no-brainer. I'm not a feminist because I have a Mum or sisters (I dislike it when men use that or a similar qualifier), I am a feminist because I believe in fairness and diversity is very important to me. Furthermore, … Continue reading Hi! I’m a feminist.
I didn't want to write this. Firstly, I assumed all that could be said about this topic had been said and as someone who is not American, I wasn't sure it was my place. But due to the bright spark who decided to run for President of my students' union as Donald Trump, I now … Continue reading Donnie Drumpf