The death of an artist

So last night I was at the Union Chapel in Islington to see Lucy Rose. It's a beautiful venue; a beautiful church which one would be forgiven for thinking was designed with live music in mind, as it's so perfect for it. Lucy Rose was very pleasant, also. Her set, which consisted nearly exclusively of … Continue reading The death of an artist

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Me, You and the EU

In 2016 I partook in the EU funded Erasmus programme, studying for a year in the beautiful city of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. My Erasmus year was a beacon of EU beauty, during which I made friends with Germans, French, Italian, Spanish, Finnish, Dutch, Greeks and m o r e. I could never have afforded this … Continue reading Me, You and the EU

Having Children- A Cruelty or a Kindness?

'So can you understand? Why I want a daughter while I'm still young I wanna hold her hand And show her some beauty Before this damage is done' Arcade Fire- The Suburbs I read recently about a man looking to sue his parents for bringing him into the world without his consent. As a 23 … Continue reading Having Children- A Cruelty or a Kindness?

The Radical Act of Feeling Happy

Somewhere along the way, we privileged, first-world people, decided we wanted more. The American dream, which promises anyone can achieve anything, married capitalism, spread around the globe, and birthed a generation of people who would willingly work themselves to death. When we want we aren't content, and so happiness has become a radical act- to … Continue reading The Radical Act of Feeling Happy

The Most Emotional Movie Experience Ever!

Before I get started- this is not a review. For one, the films not brand spanking new, and more importantly I'm not going to sit and point out flaws and weigh them against the positives. More likely, I'm just going to wax lyrical for 300 words or so about how beautiful A Monster Calls Is. … Continue reading The Most Emotional Movie Experience Ever!

My Unpopular Opinions…

Recently I saw trending on twitter #stateanunpopularopinion... I could've joined in but instead it inspired me to write a whole post, so sit back and enjoy a bunch of things you're probably going to disagree with!Ed Sheeran sucks. Overrated, boring pop music. He's absolutely massive isn't he, but God knows why...Double denim is a legitimate … Continue reading My Unpopular Opinions…

A Social Commentary 1

I started this blog because I felt like I constantly have something to say, whether it has weight or relevance or whimsy is irrelevant. So, I'm going to start this little series of posts. I expect they'll be few and far between, so if they're not to your taste they'll be easy to ignore! The … Continue reading A Social Commentary 1