When you speak to people from older generations, many of them will tell you that a house, a family, personal wealth and good health are what makes a person successful. In my eyes, I don’t see anything wrong with those measures at all. As someone said to me, success comes from within; if you are […]Read more "What Is Success?"
With the attention being on 19th Century America during slavery due to 12 Years a Slave, the plight of indigenous Africa has often gone overlooked in Hollywood. Zulu touched on it but portrayed Africans to be nothing more than savages. Blood Diamond showed the world that we should briefly care about where we source our […]Read more "The Untold History of African Colonisation"
You wake up in the morning but before turning to your partner to say ‘good morning’, you check Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, right? If you don’t have a partner, it’s okay, I’m here for you. The news feed has positioned itself as a firm source of drunk photos, tweets full of info we don’t give […]Read more "Why News Feeds Are The Bane Of Our Existence"
Have you ever walked down a bustling street in London and thought to yourself ‘do you know what this city needs? Another coffee shop’? It was only a few weeks before Christmas that a Costa Coffee opened on Commercial Road down near Spitalfields in East London. In a half-mile radius, there are a plethora of […]Read more "London’s Love Affair With Coffee Shops"
We all love to read and there’s nothing like losing yourself in a good piece of literature. However, a conundrum that all readers face is knowing what to read after having finished a good book. I recently came up with a very simple idea to overcome this dilemma, Bookstract. Bookstract is an Instagram account that […]Read more "Bookstract – A Book Recommendation Instagram Account"
I was inspired to write this by an article I read on Vice which, for once, didn’t involve spending a day with Romany gypsies or going on a student bar crawl across the UK. The article was giving advice on how feminism could be improved in 2014; in fact it was the perfect article on […]Read more "Don’t Call Me a Feminist"
It’s 2014. Piers Morgan still has a platform. How have we allowed this? Nick Griffin is declared bankrupt. Meanwhile, a Polish foreman needs an assistant. It’s 2014, can we slap all ill-informed adults who take twerking seriously, with a wet fish? We can still continue to laugh at the misfortunate commenters on The Daily Mail […]Read more "A Post About Nothing – First of 2014"