Plastic Reduction Shouldn’t Start With Us

Plastic. Aka the zeitgeists new enemy. It’s the latest trend to hit the feeds and lips of the millennial radar with every news story, company and blogger getting in on the hype. I’m personally thanking Davey A for the thought provoking, a la Blue Planet. The sooner he becomes King of the World, the better. Since that series…

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Stop Trying To Make ‘Feminism’ Happen – It’s Not Going …

Yes, I am comparing an equality movement to a gender-stereotypical teen film. Because a) irony and b) everything in life can relate to Mean Girls in one way or another. It’s like when politicians try to get young people to care about the general election by joining the grime scene. Feminism, like politics, scares some people, so I thought…

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The Dangers of Idiolising Influencers

The other day, whilst interning at a magazine, I sat next to a journalist. Big whoop, right? Wrong. It wasn’t just any journalist. It was a journalist that I follow across the socials, read everything she writes and recommends, inhale her weekly newsletter, and just generally hang on to in a digital capacity that would be considered abnormal IRL. I…

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What’s Your Excuse For Not Being Successful?

Everyone has different ideas of what success is. Your own singular definition and your own carved out idea of how you’ll get there. Maybe you already think you’re successful. You probably are. But very rarely do we look back on what we’ve done with pride and instead only look at what we have left to do with trepidation.…

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Can we #MakeBloggingGreatAgain?

With the recent schmaschmaugeration of a man my family has perfectly spoonerised as Tronald Dump (or it’s £1 in the swear jar because we’re sick of hearing his name) I’ve been thinking about his promise to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain. It’s a big, impossible promise. Too big for one man in 4 years (please don’t make it 8) to fulfil, impossible because…

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