What was your name again?

They say first impressions are the most important part of building good relationships. I strongly disagree because if I’m brutally honest my first-time meeting people is often as pleasant as being on trial for murder and knowing you are unequivocally guilty. In other words, my first impressions suck and are characterised by me asking “sorry... Continue Reading →

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Meet: Naomi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4VL0DDwqRA&t=685s One of my current favourites, I highly recommend it! Zambian Born Youtuber, Medical Student and Entrepreneur. I caught up with Naomi to hear some of her advice to young women trying to make it in the creative industry, Youtube's affects on mental health and much, much more. Interview How do you balance being a... Continue Reading →

‘Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982’ – Book Review

"Kim Jiyoung is a girl born to a mother whose in-laws wanted a boy"Cho Nam-joo Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 is a necessary portrayal of the struggles women across South Korea have been battling for decades. The story follows thirty-something Kim Jiyoung who is ambitious and intelligent but is forced to abandon her career aspirations to... Continue Reading →

‘Call Me BY Your Name’ — Film Review.

Upon deciding to re-watch and write an essay about Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name, I found myself stuck on exactly how to describe the narrative’s structure or even the events that occur without understating the excellence that is the script, acting, filming and every other aspect of this so beautifully crafted world. Eventually,... Continue Reading →

Slaves, Drug dealers and Oscar awards.

In 2014, Steve McQueen’s biographical period- drama Twelve Years A Slave won an astounding three Academy Awards; among these was best supporting actress for Lupita Nyong’o and best adapted screenplay for John Ridley. Preceding this by only two years, another black historical period-drama Tate Taylor’s The Help was nominated for four Academy Awards. To call this... Continue Reading →

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