Chris Brown pounds your ear drums with a dumb drone: 'lil dickyyyyyyy'. Then, far too many 'oohs' and 'ahs' ring around your skull. The synthetic and repetitive beat in 'Freaky Friday', by Lil Dicky and Chris Brown, is infuriating and the lyrics are terrifyingly misogynistic. I warn you: plug your ears. The pop tune was … Continue reading Review: Friday isn’t the Only Freaky Thing in Chris Brown and Lil Dicky’s Misogynistic Melody.
Amanda Lovelace. Ever heard of her? The wonderful woman is not verified on Instagram, so I doubt it. However, the winner of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award has released two amazing books and I think she'll receive this tick soon. Pick up the winning feminist poetry collection: 'the princess saves herself in this one'. The young … Continue reading Review: Amanda Lovelace bares her soul in ‘the princess saves herself in this one’.
My Granddad, Glenn Cross, has been a warm candle lighting up my life since 1995. The eighty-eight-year-old gentlemen has lived a long life; he has endured war, battled cancer and looked after my Grandmother when she was attacked by Alzheimer's. Recently, I was hit with news- his heart was failing. I rushed across the country … Continue reading Winning Auctions, Evacuating and Child Labour: A Grandfather’s Childhood.
With the rise of social media, it's hard not to compare yourself. That's why your loved ones will preach 'be you'. You could be on your way to an interview, starting a new job or attending a party filled with strangers and you bet that this is the advice you recieve. But who are you? And should you … Continue reading YOU DO YOU.
Quiet, friendly and homely; 'Mrs Atha's' is the perfect place for those on a break from work, to do some studying or to meet up with friends. I did the latter. Whilst visiting my friend, Hannah, we popped into the independent coffee shop, situated on Central Road in Leeds; for tea, cake and a catch up. … Continue reading Review: Mrs Atha’s Comforting Company
Enchanting drums beat to the sound of the sea as slow and spellbinding notes ripple on a piano. Then, Frank Ocean's distressed and soft voice lures you into his world as he sounds as if he is floating in the tide. The song 'Chanel' is captivating, sensitive and heart-felt. After the award winning 'Channel Orange', we were not disappointed … Continue reading Review: Frank Ocean shines with ‘Chanel’
Skins was an explosive comedy drama fuelled with teen angst. Six years after its release, with six new episodes forming the final series of the award winning show, we see the teenagers have matured and moved to London. Before Cassie and Cook are reborn, Effy Stoneham (Kaya Scoldelario), Naomi Campbell (Lily Loveless) and Emily Fitch (Kathryn … Continue reading Review: Effy lights up the screen one last time in ‘Skins: Fire’