• Fashion

    Simple Wardrobe Staples

    Fashion is subjective: nobody has the same sense of style or identical wardrobes. That being said, there are certain pieces of clothing that every wardrobe can benefit from having, whether they’re to accessorise, be comfortable or be worn for any occasion. For anyone looking to revamp their wardrobe, here’s my list of fashionable staple pieces that everyone should own: Black Jeans A good pair of black jeans should be a feature of every wardrobe! Black jeans are perfect because they’re so versatile; wear them with a hoodie for a comfy and casual look, with a t-shirt for a typical day out or with a dressy top and heels for a…

  • Feminism

    Why Are We Still Supporting Abusive Artists?

    Chris Brown, R Kelly, Michael Jackson, the list of celebrity rapists and domestic abusers both convicted and suspected is ever-growing. The question is, why is support for such artists continuing to grow? And why are people so willing to overlook such horrific crimes just to listen to a good song or two? A few weeks ago I was listening to music with friends and a song by Chris Brown came on. I refuse to listen to artists that have committed violent crimes, so my immediate reaction was “skip this song”. The reactions of my friends shocked me. Just like any decent person would be they’re glad when rapists or abusers…

  • General

    How to Pass Your Driving Test (On Your First Try)

    Earlier this month I passed my driving test on my first try, and whilst it took me months of lessons, stress and expense (which trust me does not end once you’ve passed), it was SO worth it and I love the freedom I now have to go anywhere without waiting hours for a bus. I must admit, I’m definitely not the best driver, but luckily you don’t have to be in order to pass your driving test, examiners are only looking for a safer driver. Here’s the tips and tricks that I used to help me pass first time: 1) Stay Calm I know that it’s a cliche and you’re…

  • Politics

    Summed Up: The Tory Leadership Contest

    Politics is confusing, and sometimes it takes a lot more effort than it’s worth to search the internet far and wide to find out what’s going on. Being one of the most politically minded of my friends and family, I’ve been asked a LOT this week about the Tory leadership contest and exactly what will happen when Theresa May resigns, and I assumed that a lot of people will have the same questions, so I’ve summed it all up in this simple post. What exactly will happen on June 7th? On June 7th 2019, Theresa May will step down as Prime Minister, triggering a Conservative Party leadership election. The winner…

  • Fitness

    The Best Bum Building Exercises

    When it comes to the gym and working out, knowing where to start is definitely one of the hardest parts. It can sometimes feel impossible to know what exercises do what and how to achieve your fitness goals. Building a toned bum is currently a popular fitness goal but there is tons of contrasting advice on how to do it. Because of this, I’ve put together my five favourite exercises to target your glute muscles. 1) Bridges Bridges are a simple exercise because you can do them anywhere and are super effective at targeting your glutes. Start by lying on the floor with your knees up and feet placed on the ground.…