When we talk about Shamima Begum we have to remember that she is a person, not a dilemma

I vividly remember watching the news three years ago, in 2015, when Shamima Begum and two of her friends left Bethnal Green to join ISIS, aged just fifteen.  It was something that perplexed me, why a fifteen year old girl – or anyone for that matter – would voluntarily join a terrorist group? However, the […]

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The reluctant feminist

From a young age I have always been somewhat aware of my opinions and I’ve never shied away from vocalising my thoughts to the people close to me. Whilst some of my opinions are less well-formed than others, the one belief that I have always advocated – no matter what –  is the belief that […]

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Does the way we market male health products add to the pressure men feel to appear ‘manly’?

Ever since I started to take an interest in the Feminist movement, I knew that the pressure to appear macho and hide vulnerability was something that very much existed for males. I became suddenly aware of how clearly this pressure had left its mark on each and every boy I knew, and of course how […]

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Is what we’re sharing online just a never ending search for validation?

Scrolling through my Instagram feed I’m met with outfit photo after outfit photo, chai latte after chai latte and quite frankly, I’m bored… You see, lately I’ve become aware of just how much people are actually sharing online. That constant need to update their profile’s on what they’re doing, where they are, who they’re with. […]

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An updated skincare routine

Having a proper skincare routine never used to be something I deemed important. Two years ago if you’d told me I had to actually cleanse and moisturise my skin I would have laughed in your face and told you that simply removing my make-up was enough for me. But, times have changed and as I […]

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A look at my desk

What you might not know from just reading my blog is that I a bit of an interior lover. Meaning, I take great pride in making sure that my area is decorated and styled in a way that I like. I thrive off of that feeling you get when you walk into a room that […]

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New on the bookshelf

Confession: I don’t read much. I know, I know, I should do it more, but I’m but I’m not really the type to sit down and just read. I mean, when I do read I do it in the evening, but lately I’ve taken to a scroll through Instagram instead. I hate that I do […]

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