An album guide for when you’re going through it

This is more of a laid back July post. So right now we're sitting in my least favourite season, summer. Yes, you read me correctly- summer is my least favourite season as I've mentioned previously in other blogposts. Anyway, the last couple of months have been rather tumultuous for me to say the least. There [...]

Andrew Thomas Huang: nature, aliens and the resurrection of FKA Twigs

An interview with American-Chinese director Andrew Thomas Huang on collaborating with artists such as Björk and FKA Twigs, connecting to his heritage and finding inspiration within nature.

What I learnt from celebrating ‘Galentine’s Day’

The closing of a year is often lead by great anticipation. Halloween, bonfire night, Thanksgiving (for my American readers), Hanukkah, Christmas celebrations and then finally, the New Years build up. But then creeps in January, dragging its oversized shoes on the floor. January is like the Maroon 5 performing at the Super Bowl of months, [...]

Still I Rise: ‘Feminisms, Gender, Resistance’ Exhibition Review

On October 26th, the Nottingham Contemporary art gallery launched a new effervescent exhibition titled 'Still I Rise' which runs until 27th January, 2019. The name stems from Maya Angelou’s empowering poem from 1978 which tackles subjects of prejudice and injustice. Similarly to the poem, the exhibition showcases themes of resistance, gender, feminism and resilience as [...]

How to overcome pressure throughout summer vacation

“Depression in summer is weird. It’s not dark and brooding, for me - it’s white and hazy and confusing. You feel very absent from everyone and everything. And all the light seems a little too bright for your tired eyes.”