Category: Ongoing

New Year’s Resolutions? They’re Not Compulsory, BTW

Each year, as we drift through that strange week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the innocuous conversations we have with anyone — shop assistant; hairdresser; fellow dog walker in the park — will inevitably include at some point the polite question: “So. Any New Year’s Resolutions?” In days...

“Babyteeth” on Netflix Just Destroyed Me (10/10 Would Recommend)

I skim-read a glowing review and I thought “huh, looks interesting” and so last week, on New Year’s Eve, I pressed Play on the film Babyteeth (which was made in 2019, and is newly available on Netflix). Then half an hour later I paused the film because I could tell it...

Three Books I Loved in 2020 (srsly, read them)

I’ve always had the quiet sense, deep down, that there are very few feelings that aren’t enhanced by the act of writing about them. It’s one of the reasons that I have found writing to be so cathartic and healing in my own life. By setting out my truth...

Here’s Why You Probably Need Some Pleather Leggings This Winter

Right. Hear me out on this, because I’m one totally serious. It’s entirely possible that the most important clothing purchase you make this winter will be a pair of leggings that, on first inspection, look a tiny little bit like they might’ve once been a bin bag. I know,...

Sell Me Something! (I’m a Sucker Now. I’ll Buy It).

I don’t mean to brag, OK, but I know my way around the internet. Although I’m a Gen Xer, I was born right at the tail end of that slot (you know the one! It was the part of the generation where there was a dotcom bust just as we...