Feminism, body image and the line between personal and political

"Body image is the new, self-involved frontier of feminist expression" wrote Lizzie Crocker in an article on The Daily Beast. Modern day feminist media on social platforms has focused a lot of positive attention to 'the girl who doesn't care what she looks like'. Growing out armpit hair or wearing no makeup is seen as a … Continue reading Feminism, body image and the line between personal and political

Fresh Faced to Fresher’s Flu: The first few weeks of Uni

With a car full of Amazon-ordered kitchen essentials, warm clothes and various bits of cleaning equipment I was yet to fully understand, I left home. People talk about ‘leaving home’ all the time, be it in a passing anecdote about their own experience or in a lecture about newfound responsibilities, but when you’re sat in … Continue reading Fresh Faced to Fresher’s Flu: The first few weeks of Uni