WONKA: AN HOMAGE TO DAHL OR WILDER?

With the upcoming release of Timothy Chalamet’s prequel Wonka, it’s time to look back at the legacy of this famous character and find out why Willy Wonka is so well known.

A TRIBUTE TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II – REMEMBERING THE QUEEN AS WE WELCOME OUR NEW KING

Source: Pexels by Pixabay As someone who’s never been particularly interested in the goings-on of the Royal Family, I was surprised to feel a profound sadness after hearing the news of Queen Elizabeth’s passing last Thursday. Whether you like the monarchy or not – or if you’re like me and have no opinion on theContinue reading “A TRIBUTE TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II – REMEMBERING THE QUEEN AS WE WELCOME OUR NEW KING”

SHE-SULK: ATTORNEY AT LAW – WHY YOU SHOULDN’T LIKE HER WHEN SHE’S ANGRY

Source: Unsplash by Gabriel Tovar To be painfully clear, before I introduce you to ‘the other guy‘… …sexism is very real. Of course it is. Like racism, or the wholly overlooked issue of classism, it’s an insidious and deeply nuanced issue that should be effectively explored in narrative contexts… Maturely. With ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’Continue reading “SHE-SULK: ATTORNEY AT LAW – WHY YOU SHOULDN’T LIKE HER WHEN SHE’S ANGRY”

A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO ‘THE LOVE OF WISDOM’ – PHILOSOPHY

Source: Unsplash by Tingey Injury Law Firm What is Philosophy and why is it important? Philosophy literally translates to “the love of wisdom”. ‘Philia’ is the Greek word for one of the four loves, whereas ‘Sofia’ is the direct translation for wisdom. Fun fact! This is why the name Sophie or Sofia means knowledge. ItContinue reading “A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO ‘THE LOVE OF WISDOM’ – PHILOSOPHY”

THE FUTURE OF MARVEL (LOVE LETTER/ESSAY): ‘WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY?’

Source: Unsplash by Erik McLean Now, I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed a startling new trend in the past few months. Tell-tales, hearsay and cynically-steeped gossip, digitally plastered on the never-ending chains of YouTube comments, Discord threads and Reddit posts alike. Make no mistake, this hasn’t been done with Nick Fury’s subversive tactContinue reading “THE FUTURE OF MARVEL (LOVE LETTER/ESSAY): ‘WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY?’”

OBI-WAN KENOBI REVIEW/LOVE LETTER: ‘DO OR DO NOT, THEY TRIED’

Source: Pxhere by Yutaka Seki Sorry, couldn’t resist… Before I slice this series open and yank out it’s guts like a dead Tauntaun on Hoth (spoilers ahead, obviously), let’s take a parsec to appreciate the time we’re living in (y’know, so long as you ignore COVID-19, Vladimir Putin, Global warming and a number of otherContinue reading “OBI-WAN KENOBI REVIEW/LOVE LETTER: ‘DO OR DO NOT, THEY TRIED’”

LET’S TALK ABOUT R̶A̶C̶E̶ W̶A̶R̶S̶ STAR WARS

Source: Pexels by Andres Garcia Now, as much I’d love to get into the narrative nooks and crannies of Disney Plus’s record breaking premiere show Obi-Wan Kenobi, racism has yet again stolen a bigger spotlight than both Tatooine’s Binary Stars. Moses Ingram, a character known as Reva, has received a slew of death threats andContinue reading “LET’S TALK ABOUT R̶A̶C̶E̶ W̶A̶R̶S̶ STAR WARS”

THOR LOVE AND THUNDER: ‘IT’S BALE’S TALE’

Source: Unsplash by Manuel Salinas Sorry Chris Hemsworth, there’s another Chris in town. As much as we love you, did you honestly believe you were the biggest star of your upcoming MCU adventure? Now, although one could be forgiven for thinking that Natalie Portman’s ‘Jane Foster’ (now wielding Thor’s former hammer) is the biggest surpriseContinue reading “THOR LOVE AND THUNDER: ‘IT’S BALE’S TALE’”

TIPS FOR RECENT GRADUATES

…and for anyone else looking for experience. Source: Pexels by RODNAE Productions Earning your degree or qualification after months or years of study and hard work can feel daunting and – quite frankly – anticlimactic. Coupled with a pandemic and subsequent lockdown, not knowing what to do with yourself afterwards is a common and understandableContinue reading “TIPS FOR RECENT GRADUATES”

BEING SINGLE IN THE MODERN WORLD

Source: Unsplash by Anthony Tran There are more single people living alone now than ever before. The UK Office of National Statistics indicates that women living alone and who have never been married have risen by half a million between the ages of 40-70 from 2002 to 2018. The amount of single people in theirContinue reading “BEING SINGLE IN THE MODERN WORLD”

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