Tags : love

A Guide To Surviving A Single Valentine’s Day

There’s no avoiding it, like a heart-shaped balloon it rises, unavoidable and garish; Valentine’s Day. Every year the red roses and the teddy bears holding signs saying “I love you” appear in the shops. Bright pink and red hearts cover every inch of every restaurant you go into. Except for this year of course, oddly […]Read More

Platonic Love Can Be The Greatest Love Of All

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties “Nearly everything I know about love, I’ve learned from my long-term friendships with women.” – Dolly Alderton, Everything I Know About Love. It’s so easy to walk through life tunnel-visioned when you’re in a new, romantic relationship; you don’t seem to […]Read More

EP Review: Love, The Madness // Cate

One of the bright spots of 2020 is the number of strong releases from new artists,  carving out their path in the industry despite limits to their live gigging opportunities. The latest is the debut six track extended play from London based Canadian Cate, with her intriguingly titled Love, The Madness. Intriguing, because of that […]Read More

Book Review: My Cousin Rachel // Daphne Du Maurier

Love; it’s one of those high-frequency words that are commonplace in modern culture but one can’t help but wonder if we, the progressive generation, have forgotten the depth of emotion, intimacy and true individuality that lies behind this word. For example, when I speak of my love of doughnuts, it does not conjure up images […]Read More

Book Review: Essays in Love // Alain de Botton

As soon as the final word on the final page of Essays in Love ended, I felt a strong impulse to write about how this book made me feel, so here goes. This book is a rarity. Feeling so content and warm when reading a book happens only on occasion, and this book has been […]Read More

All You Need Is Love: Songs To Make You Swoon

February 14th. The one date in the calendar, which for the past couple of years, has not failed to provoke sickening social-media posts between couples and then accompanying moans from the single community. It is more than likely that you belong to one of three groups of people: The loved up The disgruntled The indifferent. Whilst you try […]Read More