In June 2017, Tom decided to hike the West Highland Way. The result, other than copious blisters and a bad back, is this series of articles. The… Read more “Dispatch from the Highlands: Part Three”
After the controversial trailer for the Netflix original show Insatiable aired in August (which I wrote about here); I vowed to watch it to find out whether Insatiable is as terrible as anticipated. I tried, and I failed, miserably.
It is no wonder that women do not come forward with events that have happened to them, when politicians in the public eye appear to disregard accusations because party politics, and manipulating the make-up of institutions, is more important.
It is safe to say I am obsessed. Perhaps it is the Psychology graduate within me, or my penchant for lengthy challenging books, but I fell head… Read more “The Ten Types of Humans”
Divisive is an apt word for the process of removing Britain from the European Union. From even before the announcement of the referendum to this exact moment,… Read more “Both sides of the aisle: a look at why Brexit is great for pluralism”
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.