PLAYING FAIR: DISABILITY AND FEMININITY IN MAINSTREAM CINEMA

Source: Pexels by Oleksandr Pidvalnyi Today, many businesses and companies are looking to be more diverse; this often includes showing disabled women and girls in a more positive, realistic way. There have been some interesting campaigns such as Sports England – This Girl Can and the Dove – Real Beauty campaign. Women from marginalised groupsContinue reading “PLAYING FAIR: DISABILITY AND FEMININITY IN MAINSTREAM CINEMA”

Can Your Cat Learn How To Make Savings?

Source: Pexels by Jenna Hamra Cats V Budgeting We are in financial dire straits, the cost of living crisis is a harsh reality for many of us. With the price of what seems like most items, and services going up, cutbacks have to be made. And of course, we are all in this together, areContinue reading “Can Your Cat Learn How To Make Savings?”

10 MUST-WATCH VAMPIRE FILMS TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO

Source: Unsplash by Rafael Cosarca A hundred years ago this month, the seminal film, Nosferatu, was released in Berlin. To celebrate this event, here are a selection of films for you to feast on. What is it about vampires that still fascinate us?  Why do they still have the power to enthrall and draw usContinue reading “10 MUST-WATCH VAMPIRE FILMS TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO”

REDUCE FOOD WASTE, SAVE MONEY AND MAKE THE PLANET THAT BIT HAPPIER

Source: Pexels by Sarah Chai Think about chucking money in the bin every couple of days. Who would want to do that? That’s essentially what you are doing when you waste food; not to mention the excess methane produced in the process, which, of course, is exactly what our fragile planet needs more of. WithContinue reading “REDUCE FOOD WASTE, SAVE MONEY AND MAKE THE PLANET THAT BIT HAPPIER”

COMPLEX FEMALE CHARACTERS IN LITERATURE, TV AND FILM

Source: Unsplash by Lacie Slezak What makes a female character complex? They can be opinionated and determined, but also vulnerable and indecisive. The character may not necessarily be likable or sympathetic, but more often than not, they are memorable.  A complex female character can flip stereotypes. Women and girls have often been seen as passiveContinue reading “COMPLEX FEMALE CHARACTERS IN LITERATURE, TV AND FILM”

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