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Who Inspires You? – Part 1

Our inspirations are what drive us forward. They encourage us to make certain decisions, to pick certain paths. Inspirations can come in a vast array of forms, but one of the most common is people. This is a collection of people who inspire…

Versus Smoking – Part Two

Welcome back. I'm trying to quit smoking, and I'm using literature, philosophy and the President of the United States to do it. Let's continue. Addiction, as we have seen, is tied to emptiness – a hunger. Smoking belies satisfaction and…

Style in Film: Mia Wallace

Pulp Fiction is not only an iconic film - it is also the face of iconic fashion. In the throes of the post-modernist phenomenon, its central femme Mia is symbolic of the concepts of mystery and the unknown. Played by Uma Thurman, Mia…

The Power Of The Miniskirt

When I think of the breakthrough of the miniskirt in the 1960s, the first image that springs to my mind is that of the final scene in the musical, Hairspray. Tracy Turnblad emerges wearing a monochrome mini dress and almost stuns the other…

Generation Selfie

When loading up any social media feed, it’s probable you’ll be struck by a storm of selfies. A selfie is a photograph of yourself, taken by yourself then to be uploaded for the internet to see. Behind this storm of selfies is a media stigma…

It’s Time To Talk: Mental Health

Two years ago, I didn’t understand what anxiety was. In fact, I wasn’t really that well up on mental health as a whole. We don’t educate young people on mental illness and we grow up somewhat acknowledging its existence in the same light as…

Ignorant Is The New Edgy

Planet earth is home to 7 billion people. Each person has their own life, culture, dreams and ideas, all ready to share. And it's great when we do. I'm super appreciative of the Japanese cuisine that brought Wagamamas’ ramen into my life,…
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