I’ve never been the type to have a small circle of friends. I’m not quite sure why, but I’ve always been drawn to having a lot of friends, acquaintances and random people you see at the pub when you come back to your parents’ house for Christmas each year. Having different people suited to different situations, having many small-talk acquaintances, and knowing people for years on end but only speaking…View Post
Is Love Island A Reflection Of Our Attitudes Towards Attraction, Dating and The Perception Of Women?
Love Island Like most eighteen to thirty-year-old British adults, I have been watching Love Island since the new season started four weeks ago. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a fan of a well-crafted, slightly trashy television show; after I’ve spent the day working, I want nothing more than to curl up in bed and watch rich, beautiful people live out a not-too-deep, semi-reality on my laptop. Like…View Post
Lately, I’ve been feeling frustrated. Like a low-key frustration, not a sudden, I’ve-stubbed-my-toe-why-haven’t we-evolved-to-not-do-this anger. I think it’s been building for a while now, but two particular instances brought it to light. The first was a blog post I read by Jameela Jamil. She came across an image of some of the Kardashian sisters with their respective weights edited onto each of their bodies, and felt compelled to discuss how…View Post