Kendall Jenner, the Daily Mail and beauty standards.

The media can be a tricky business.  Xenophobic and"pussy grabbing" animals in charge of countries, humanitarian conflicts and refugee crises, Brexit aftermath, natural disasters and terrorist attacks are but a few reasons as to why keeping yourself informed through the media can be exhausting and thankless. If you're anything like me however, despite the inner … Continue reading Kendall Jenner, the Daily Mail and beauty standards.

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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur.

Hi! This is a review of the poetry collection Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur. This was the first book I read this year and I found it simply wonderful. milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It … Continue reading Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur.

Wish I Was Here by Jackie Kay.

Book review time! In this collection of stories, Jackie Kay explores every aspect of love - the most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions, exposing the moments of tenderness, shock, bravery and remorse that accompany its pursuit, its passions, its passing. (Goodreads) I picked up this short story collection by Jackie Kay after I attended … Continue reading Wish I Was Here by Jackie Kay.