Oh My GIF: London Living

Being from another city, living and working in London can be trying. What’s even more trying, is finding a job in writing, with an unsurprising background in English Literature. Below are 10 light-hearted jabs about the quirks of living and working in London.   1. Trudging through job sites, preparing for some bureaucratic ass-kissing. Of…

Alternative La La Land

Warning – spoilers of the film La La Land!   Away from all of the film’s nominations, La La Land is genuinely delightful. The ending, however, didn’t sit well with me, so I’m going to suggest an alternative ending. The final scene is five years on from when the two characters last said goodbye to each…

The Vulgar and the English

At the Barbican Centre in London, there was an exhibition on called The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined. The exhibit explored what taste meant in the fashion world, directed by Adam Phillips’, a psychoanalyst, definitions of vulgar. Previously, I have never given much thought to the word vulgar, but the exhibition made sure I left with my…

An Introvert At Heart

Sometimes I forget to talk when I’m around people and it isn’t until I start getting the sideway glances to check if I’m still conscious that I notice. I’m an introvert at heart, I like to be quiet and take in my surroundings. I mean no offence. I think this is why I sometimes forget…

6 Songs To Blast Winter Blues

Winter has officially set in and, if you’re like me, imagining sunny days and glittering oceans make you drool more than the thought of a Christmas dinner. Below is an eclectic sample of songs to help you forget what is so blue about winter.   White Foxes – Susanne Sundfør A slow, pulsating beat begins…

6 Unusual Museums in Berlin

Berlin is a fantastic city, dripping in history and culture. The city has had many drastic and distinct transformations, from its roots in the early 13th century to the present day. For a fascinating sample of the city’s culture, below are my favourite museums that are a must-see if you are in Berlin.   me…