As a nation, football is what brings us together. The love, support and pride for our country is what unites us - and the Euro 2020 Championships have clearly revealed that. However, we have also taken a lot of hits in the past, which meant that this particular major … [Read more...] about For the love of football and unity or the love of the World Cup?
A middlingly received yet critically well-regarded film, Wild at Heart is – for me, at least – one of David Lynch’s finest works of all time. The unashamedly stylish, ‘Rock and Roll’ film weds many a cultural nod to stellar performances from an exceptional cast to tell the story … [Read more...] about Wild at Heart – A Lynchian Love Story
Over recent years, there has been a change in motorsport. In 2020 multiple drivers, including Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, wore Black Lives Matter tops to support the black community and those supporting it. Another change that happened in 2020 was that the Fédération … [Read more...] about Are females and ethnic minorities being underrepresented in motorsport?
Piers Morgan has been working in the media since the 80s but most recently, he was on our screens at 7 am most mornings for Good Morning Britain. Piers speaks his mind, and he does so until his heart is content. He is often seen talking over guests, but he does dig deep for the … [Read more...] about Piers Morgan’s Worst GMB Moments
There are so many opinions flying around in society and on social media that are making people care too much about different aspects of life. Here is a list of things that, in my opinion, people should stop caring about. People's opinions - If they are close family and in your … [Read more...] about Things to Stop Caring About
In today's case study we asked, 'How do you think the pandemic has affected the quality of teaching at university?' Thank you to everyone who took part! How do you think the pandemic has affected the quality of teaching at university? Caitlin, 20, 2nd year studying … [Read more...] about Aspect Case Study: How has the pandemic affected the teaching at university?
It was as if we were on a train going at a hundred miles per hour and right before the train flew off a cliff, the emergency brake was pulled. It left many, including us, as two mental health professionals, shook, sad and confused, at times helpless seeing loved ones sick/dead, … [Read more...] about Through the lens of two U.S. mental health clinicians: A lockdown that unlocked emotions
It is usually perceived that the typical university experience is moving away from home, however, my university experience was different. When I applied for university I went through clearing, therefore when it came to looking into halls of residence there were no further spaces … [Read more...] about Living at home for university
I didn’t discover Tolkien until much much later, and since then I have never stopped loving the world he conjured up. Much like many younger fans at the time, I didn’t know of J. R. R. Tolkien until Sir Peter Jackson transported me to this magical land called Middle-earth in … [Read more...] about For the Love of Tolkien
An opinion on the infamous scene from the perspective of a drag queen. The second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK is well underway and with just a final four remaining (#TeamBimini), episode 5 must seem like a gay lifetime ago. The controversial moment that rocked the fandom … [Read more...] about The H&M Scandal: How One Dress Divided The Drag Race Fandom
Deciding to go on a gap year was not something I had ever planned or even considered. Like many in their last year at school. I had applied to university and got an unconditional offer to study history. I had never questioned if I wanted to go to university. I simply applied … [Read more...] about How my gap year changed everything
In every way imaginable, our world has been painstakingly gendered, gendered in ways that have been deemed socially acceptable by those in power. It's time for a change. Simply put, the gender binary no longer serves a constructive purpose and therefore has no reason to stick … [Read more...] about Inclusive Bathrooms: Boy or Girl? Yes.