• Is the Media Witch Hunt Justified When it Comes to Dominic Cummings?

    When watching the Dominic Cummings press conference last week, there was one thing that stood out to be as the defining factor in his case. It was when he said “there were journalists outside my house. I was getting threats.” That to me, made his leaving London in April...
  • Lockdown: Is it Ever Okay to Break the Rules?

    We all know the severity of the current situation. The UK death toll has now surpassed 20,000; our NHS is on its knees, PPE is in short supply, and the aforementioned figure doesn’t even account for care home deaths. The rules are supposedly simple - that familiar triad of...
  • The Weight of Words

    When news recently broke of Caroline Flack’s death, thousands flocked to social media to express their disbelief. In sombre posts, users celebrated the former Love Island presenter’s traits: her natural vivacity, warm aura, bright smile and impressive presenting skills....
  • ‘In a World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Kind’ – A Look at the Specifics of Caroline’s Law

    Caroline Flack, former presenter and TV personality, tragically took her own life on the 15th February in her north-east London home. The inquest into her death, which took place on the 19th of February, suggested that she had in fact hung herself after being what many have described as...
  • Next on Netflix is…Next in Fashion?

    Other than Eurovision, I’m not one for talent competitions or reality shows (X-Factor 2012 was probably the last time I followed a series properly). So boy oh boy, was I surprised when I became totally and completely hooked on Next in Fashion, Netflix’s newly released reality-TV-competition-fashion-show....
  • What Does Being a Feminist Mean to You?

    With so many different interpretations on feminism, it can be difficult to know what being a feminist actually means. I asked numerous people what feminism meant to them. There was unanimous agreement that feminism revolves around equality. Many stated that a common misconception is that feminists are men haters/feminists believe...
  • The Negative Side of Body Positivity: Whitewashing

    Once upon a time, the words “body positivity” used to relate to people like Lady Gaga and her epic meat dress (which has its own Wikipedia page by the way), just because she expressed herself. Did you know that women experience an average of 13 negative thoughts about themselves...