Review: The Duchess

The new six episode Netflix show offers light and original entertainment with some clunky writing at times ★★★ It's the age old question when it comes to film and television: do we need to like the characters we are given? Should we be rooting for people who are objectively not very nice and clearly are … Continue reading Review: The Duchess

Aubergine Lasagne (Vegetarian)

While I did not achieve the classic golden-cheesy top (because I left it to sit for a while before putting it the oven), this lasagne may have been the best I have ever made (and I've made some banging ones in the past). I've discovered the best way to cook aubergine is simply to chop … Continue reading Aubergine Lasagne (Vegetarian)

Hollywood isn’t making award shows gender neutral because they thrive off the gender binary

Will more awards shows embrace neutral categories? The year is 2016, I am avoiding writing essays and revising for exams by watching youtube clips of the Oscars the morning after it has aired. I watch the entire of Chris Rock’s hilarious and poignant opening monologue addressing the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, an issue that has recently been … Continue reading Hollywood isn’t making award shows gender neutral because they thrive off the gender binary

Album Recommendation: Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe can sing, rap, dance and act. In other words, the woman is extremely talented. She released her 4th album, Dirty Computer in 2018, revealing at around the same time that she identifies as pansexual. This was shortly after releasing her single Pynk with those infamous vagina trousers in the music video. In my … Continue reading Album Recommendation: Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe