Movies for Your Summer Bucket-List

Now that we find ourselves comfortably in the middle of July, it feels safe to say that summer has definitively arrived in Scotland. The thermometer is sitting above 10°C with some comforting regularity, that most days you can leave the house knowing a jacket or jumper probably won’t be necessary. Although experience should have taught you it’s always a smart move to bring one with … Continue reading Movies for Your Summer Bucket-List

Pride Month 2021

Pride Month. A time for people in the LGBTQ+ community to come together and be unapologetically themselves. A time where people can look back on legendary figures within the community and see how far the world has come in accepting those for who they are, regardless of their sexuality. When it comes to talking about the LGBTQ+ community, intersectionality should be considered as there are … Continue reading Pride Month 2021

Top Picks of April – Film/TV

As much as I’m excited about the upcoming easing of lockdown restrictions, I’m going to miss the time I have spent in front of my TV. So maybe this is why over the last month and a half, I’ve spent a dizzying amount of time consuming content like it’s March 2020 all over again. From the old and new of Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney Plus, and … Continue reading Top Picks of April – Film/TV

Top 10 Glastonbury Fashion Moments

With Covid still running rampant, our dreams of a thriving 2021 festival season seem to have hit an abrupt yet inevitable end. Festivals are being cancelled left, right and centre, and the bleakness of it all truly reached its peak last week when it was made public that Glastonbury has been cancelled this summer too, for its second year running. Glastonbury is not only Europe’s … Continue reading Top 10 Glastonbury Fashion Moments

BTS Grammy Nomination Sparks Discussion of K-pop Category

January 31st of 2021. A date marked down by fans of K-Pop group BTS as they wait in anticipation for the night. The annual Grammy Awards had announced their nominees for each category and fans of the K-Pop group had been nothing but prouder to see that BTS had been shortlisted as a possible winner under Best Pop Duo / Group Performance with their 2020 … Continue reading BTS Grammy Nomination Sparks Discussion of K-pop Category

International Music and the Western Industry

Last week Kali Uchis released her second studio album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios.) The album was highly anticipated, not just because of the critical and commercial success of her debut album Isolation, but because this was the first work that Uchis had released that was predominantly sung in Spanish. The album was praised by many fans, with critics applauding the venture into … Continue reading International Music and the Western Industry

Dealing with your quarantine grief through albums

Music has always been my haven. From curving school bus anxieties to keeping me company in my University halls – it’s what I turn to when in need of comfort.  Living through a pandemic is emotionally confusing and has led some unusual listening habits [and my Spotify account being set to private].  My lockdown experience explained through albums I’ve been listening to: 1. Denial “This … Continue reading Dealing with your quarantine grief through albums