Feminism, body image and the line between personal and political

“Body image is the new, self-involved frontier of feminist expression” wrote Lizzie Crocker in an article on The Daily Beast. Modern day feminist media on social platforms has focused a lot of positive attention to ‘the girl who doesn’t care what she looks like’. Growing out armpit hair or wearing no makeup is seen as a… Read More Feminism, body image and the line between personal and political

Fresh Faced to Fresher’s Flu: The first few weeks of Uni

With a car full of Amazon-ordered kitchen essentials, warm clothes and various bits of cleaning equipment I was yet to fully understand, I left home. People talk about ‘leaving home’ all the time, be it in a passing anecdote about their own experience or in a lecture about newfound responsibilities, but when you’re sat in… Read More Fresh Faced to Fresher’s Flu: The first few weeks of Uni