This popped up on my Facebook feed this morning, over my coffee and muffin breakfast. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/hm-features-its-first-muslim-model-in-a-hijab-a6668211.html With the rolling news title: ‘In a simple and quiet way she made others look at a Muslim woman without fear or contempt, but with a healthy curiosity’ Do the majority of British people regard Muslim women with “fear… Read More “Them”

57 Varieties

Picked up this at the ubiquitously titled Fresher’s Fair last week. While £7 posters of everything from Breaking Bad, to Star Wars, to Pulp Fiction flew out of the poster racks, there lay a solitary rack of wooden castoffs and rejects sitting at the back of the display area, collecting dust. On a flick through… Read More 57 Varieties

Youth, Opportunities and Sore Knees

The reasoning behind the mass appeal of the summer blockbuster ‘Inside Out’ was the simple fact that everyone could relate to the concept. Between four and five unique personalities, living inside everyone’s head, commenting about everything and anything. Often having headfits, arguments and occasionally fistfights over the group consensus and subsequent outcome. That is how… Read More Youth, Opportunities and Sore Knees