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Racism, Resistance and Roots; How George Floyd Helped Us Reconsider Our Reality

At the murder of George Floyd, a fire ignited, and its embers have scattered across the globe. Conversations surrounding racial inequality have emerged in new and unexpected places, causing greater comprehension of a vastly important, yet often ignored topic. I’ve always been passionate about equality thus has never considered that I could be complicit with … Continue reading Racism, Resistance and Roots; How George Floyd Helped Us Reconsider Our Reality

‘Real Ones Know!’ – Stormzy, And Other Reasons Why Malorie Blackman Is The Author To Start With When It Comes To Tackling Your White Privilege

When millions of people across the globe must put their lives at risk by taking to the streets in protest during a global pandemic, you know something is severely wrong. The recent murder of Mr George Floyd by a US police officer has sparked an eruption of some of the most widespread and powerful protests … Continue reading ‘Real Ones Know!’ – Stormzy, And Other Reasons Why Malorie Blackman Is The Author To Start With When It Comes To Tackling Your White Privilege

Keep it Real – The Cummings Saga And The Omnipresence of Ali G Indahouse

To fully appreciate this article, and its innumerable shortcomings, a cursory knowledge of the film’s plot (or the UK’s domestic affairs) is required. You would be forgiven for thinking that Ali G was little more than a stereotyped, dole-seeking, boyakashing stooge (albeit a lovable one) hell-bent on saving the John Nike Leisure Centre – amongst smoking … Continue reading Keep it Real – The Cummings Saga And The Omnipresence of Ali G Indahouse

Callum Lea: The Teenager Behind The UK’s First Ever Charity Supporting Athletes With Mental Health Difficulties

Not your standard gap year. I suppose that’s one way to describe Callum Lea’s creation of the UK’s first ever registered charity to support young sports players experiencing mental health issues. Although vintage upon vintage of volunteering ‘gap yahs’ before him have taken the well-trodden, admirable charity route; building wells in ‘Indyah’ or ‘Tanzaniahh’ – … Continue reading Callum Lea: The Teenager Behind The UK’s First Ever Charity Supporting Athletes With Mental Health Difficulties

Normal People: We All Want To Be Mrs Connell Waldron, But Have We Massively Missed The Point?

If you have been living under a rock (or as is permissible in the circumstances – your duvet) for the entirety of lockdown, you will have been greatly deprived of Normal People’s Mr Connell Waldron in the glorious shape of Paul Mescal. Not only has it been suggested that Mescal has “redefined” the term sex … Continue reading Normal People: We All Want To Be Mrs Connell Waldron, But Have We Massively Missed The Point?

‘You Complete Me’ And Other Irrational Bullshit Which Makes Us Fear Our Own Company

You know who you are. It’s all fun and games calling yourself independent until you actually have to prove it. No amount of ‘self care days’ could have prepared the notorious promoters of self love for this one. I mean, let’s be honest – did that face mask and new set of acrylics honestly give … Continue reading ‘You Complete Me’ And Other Irrational Bullshit Which Makes Us Fear Our Own Company