Childish Gambino’s This is a America: Mesmerising and Repulsive

When it comes to music, unless it’s jazz, afrobeats, or the soundtrack to my latest favourite film, it’s very unlikely that I’ve heard it before. In fact, I had no idea who Childish Gambino was until a friend told me I should check out his latest music video, This is America. And now, who could’ve of missed … More Childish Gambino’s This is a America: Mesmerising and Repulsive

The little victories

Sometimes in life we focus too much on that one big goal. The one that once reached will justify our negligence of other needs and desires, our relationships with others and our relationship with ourselves. That one big one that will magically validate all the sacrifices we’ve made and heal all the wounds we suffered … More The little victories

The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Thing Around Your Neck, a collection of short stories by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, was gifted to me in my first year of university. It took me a whole 4 years and 3/4 of a degree later to actually get round to reading it. The collection of 12 short stories, primarily unfolds from the perspective … More The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Iceland on a Budget

The first time I had ever heard of Iceland must have been back in 2010 in my GCSE geography class when the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull (otherwise known as E15) erupted, covering a large part of the European continent with a volcanic ash cloud. I hadn’t really thought much more about Iceland until university where it seemed … More Iceland on a Budget