A truthful retelling of the Bible: Genesis

In the beginning, God made the stars, the moons, the planets, the sun. He made earth, a planet placed just a smidgen too close to the sun which was so delicate that, should it's ozone layer be interfered with in any way, it would be sure to implode into a violent ball of flames, killing... Continue Reading →

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Who said it: Boris Johnson vs the Derry Girls

After Trump's surprise election and the general signalling of the end of the world, we probably shouldn't have been too surprised when Boris Johnson (Donald Trump and Jacob Rees-Mogg's lovechild) became the new UK prime minister. Enter: Northern Ireland, a land rich in greenery, folklore and 99 more problems than Jay-Z. The history up North is... Continue Reading →

Achieving Equality: Are you a Mean Girl?

The world is in a state of flux at the moment as we battle with continuous deficiencies in society; racism, climate change, plastic pollution, reality TV obsession (the next person to mention Love Island gets a chair to the face) and of course, the never-ending battle against sexism. It is encouraging to see the increase... Continue Reading →

You are enough: Lessons of Self-Love*

I need to lose weight, I need to be thinner/more toned/more muscly. I need to have longer/thicker/shinier/straighter/curlier hair. I need to have clearer/smoother/more tanned/paler skin. I need to have nicer eyebrows/longer eyelashes/a longer beard/whiter teeth/bigger lips. I need to be smarter/more athletic/more interesting/more talented/more popular. From the time that we are children we tell ourselves... Continue Reading →

Facebook illusion, vigilante justice and those gosh darn bandwagons!

When it comes to social media, most of us display about as much self-control as I do at a Chinese all you can eat buffet. (Like genuinely non-existent levels of control that are rather unexpected for a control freak like myself.) The world is obsessed with social media and it is toxic and frightening. It... Continue Reading →

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