There are some films that, for no reason other than the fact that all the aspects that make a film aesthetically pleasing are so perfectly executed, are like the film embodiment of a piece of Patisserie: beautiful to look at and thoroughly enjoyable to consume. And Marie Antoinette (2006) is the fanciest, most icing laden,… Continue reading A Love Letter to Sophia Coppola’s Pastel Teenage Dream of Decadance and Excess.
The first time I heard a Joy Division track was when I was 13 and myself and my cousin stayed up till the early hours of the morning watching Donnie Darko. In that not quite morning not quite night-time we addled our brains to try and understand what we had just seen. ‘Love Will Tear… Continue reading Words On Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’: 40th Anniversary.
There are some pieces of music, songs or moments within them that - if like you're like me and music is a huge part of your life - stick with you forever due to the impact it had on you in that moment. Kendrick Lamar's opener (after the intro) on his Pulitzer Prize winning album,… Continue reading Listening to ‘DNA’ By Kendrick Lamar For The First Time.
In this new blog series I will be exploring moments with TV, music, film and literature that have made a really prominent impression on me. First up this week, I take a deep dive into the first time I heard one of my favourite tracks, from one of my favourite albums of all time: DNA… Continue reading A New Blog Series.
I'm fairly casual with my style (what style I do have) but after years of playing with different ways of dressing, from EXTRA teen with too much topshop to ultimate lazy student I have finally found my stride. Here are 4 staples I build my outfits around. A good coat/jacket. Being fairly lazy with my… Continue reading Staples of my wardrobe: get to know my style.