Monthly Archives: November 2015

Britain: we can do better than rich tea biscuits.

British people are not taking full advantage of the glorious range of biscuit choices out there. Beyond pitying the nation’s taste buds, this is a worrying example of just how far conformity stretches here. Before shutting your laptops and dismissing this as the ravings of a cookie-craving lunatic, ask yourself where the logic lies in choosing a biscuit which both resembles and tastes like cardboard over a chocolate-coated, caramel-filled, or pink-coloured treat?

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A Profile Picture Should Not be a Political Statement

When I woke up on Saturday morning in the wake of the Islamic State attacks in Paris, I opened Facebook hoping to see numerous articles, live updates, and first-response opinion pieces about the events of the night before. I was instead bombarded with a never-ending stream of profile pictures updated with a French flag filter, […]

Inspirations of the Week: Time Passing Through

I’ve recently created a bookmarks folder called ‘inspo’ and I fill it with anything that I stumble upon during my long hours of devoted procrastination. There’s no rhyme or reason to the things I’ve grouped together in this folder beyond that I find them inspiring, motivational, or relatable in some way. I thought I’d share […]

How Have You Never Seen Star Wars?

Telling a Star Wars fan that you’ve never seen any of the films is akin to telling a devout Southern Baptist that you don’t believe in God – they will regard you with horror and disdain, and immediately start praying for your soul.

Fake is a Four-Letter Word

  Essena O’Neil has shot to fame after having a breakdown on social media. The Instagram and YouTube star (I had never heard of her before her weepy retreat from the public eye went viral, either) recently posted a video announcing she was quitting social media*. The world’s press jumped on the story. You can see […]