Despite this being Scotland, the weather had been sunny and warm on day one of the hike, and it had stayed warm and dry overnight. As a consequence, I was the happiest I have ever been in a tent. I had woken up dry, I had actually slept, my back didn’t hurt, and the first day of the hike had been a complete success. It is only natural then that things would become more and more difficult from here on.
This is Going to Hurt makes you ache for a better NHS, where staff are supported and appreciated, one where the government shows its care for it, and makes you hurt for the current institution.
I’m obsessed with podcasts. Whether I’m commuting, at my desk, or chilling at home, I will have a show going.
I didn’t quite know why I wanted to spend any of my time hiking, I just know that when A Walk in the Woods ended, I knew that I was going walking. The West Highland Way can be walked in seven days, and an old flatmate Dean and I decided that this was something we could easily accomplish. We were fools.
Insatiable, in Netflix’s words, tells the story of “a bullied teenager [who] turns to beauty pageants as a way to exact her revenge”. But the trailer, which debuted last week and has already garnered a large amount of criticism, reveals a darker side to the latest Netflix creation.
Last week women in Saudi Arabia were legally allowed to drive themselves for the first time in the country’s history. Before this change Saudi was the only country in the world where driving alone was forbidden for women.
Love Island may make addictive TV, but its practices are unethical, and its lack of diversity in many ways is wrong. It lacks respect for its stars, and does not support them – despite the fact love Island has ruined some of their previous careers.