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.
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.
Reaching for someone lost is like the sensation in your dreams when all of a sudden you become aware that you don’t recognise where you are. Like the nature of your reality is suddenly entirely alien. You hold your hand out, call out, look out over the garden, expecting a space to be filled, an… Continue reading Phantom.
After visiting Edinburgh last year and Budapest the year before that - both for Jordan’s (my partner) birthday- in November we both decided we fancied a break when it wasn’t quite so cold. For April we flitted over Amsterdam, Oslo and even Rome but decided on Berlin, a city just as rich in culture as… Continue reading A Break In Another City Beginning With ‘B’: Berlin.
As of October 2017 over 1.7 million tweets have been found to mention #metoo. Over the past two years, more specifically, last year; there have been so many scandals, disappointments and cases of sexual harassment, abuse and misuse of authority from men in positions of power, each one shaking our society's perception of gender inequality,… Continue reading Unlearning and Relearning: Ok This Is Pure Opinion Piece.