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I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling depressed too

Here’s a run down of things I’ve cried over the past week: baby cows and when I’m getting to see them, a bin bag splitting because I didn’t get “the good bags” and lest we forget – the god damn…


Quarantine bingo and other coping mechanisms

Her name’s Janet. She’s fussy, greedy and quite honestly the damn light of my life right about now. Since we went in to lock down last month I feel like I’ve managed to swerve in to every quarantine cliché so…


Sorry not sorry – time to stop apologising

Excuse me! Hi, hello – sorry for bothering you. Just a quick note to say that I hope this doesn’t take up too much of your time but if it isn’t too much bother it would be great if you…


Cake & Death: Things to do,see and eat in Vienna

As with most things, I went for the corpses.  At least that’s how most of my trips start   – some death thing that I absolutely must see combined with SkyScanner dolling out the cheap flights.  Vienna may not have always…


Opting out of Mother’s Day

It started with Bloom and Wild. Then Superdrug. And Marks and Spencer.  This year more brands are choosing to offer an opt-out option for any Mother’s Day marketing.  And frankly? Thank fuck for that.  While targetted advertising and emails go…


Barbie can be anything but

Barbie can be anything except perhaps a feminist. This year Mattel are celebrating 60 years of Barbie and yet we’re still asking if she is and still should be a role model. Barbie has always courted controversy – famously being…


What about body neutrality?

“Would you fuck me?  I wouldn’t fuck me.” I was having a big time case of the sads and throwing myself one hell of a pity party. Population: this guy.  And while my friend assured me that she indeed “would…


The Divisive Legacy of Karl Lagerfeld

Upon the news of “Kaiser” Karl Lagerfeld’s death earlier this week social media seemed to be split between mourning a fashion icon to damning a man who has been called racist, sexist and fat-phobic.  All your faves are problematic and…


Isolated Heroes Valentine’s Collaboration

  The best taste is bad taste – or at the very least, the most fun. Valentine’s follows hot on the heels of Christmas when it comes to gauche colour clashing and commercialisation of kitsch. Valentine’s whether it’s cut out…


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