Nothing Gold Can Stay: The Disjointed Time of Robert Frost and Lana Del Rey

At this time of the year, when coats come out of the cupboard and leaves start to crisp on the trees, it becomes easier to imagine the sort of landscape that might have inspired Robert Frost’s 1923 poem, ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’: Nature’s first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf’s a flower;ButContinue reading “Nothing Gold Can Stay: The Disjointed Time of Robert Frost and Lana Del Rey”

Why We Need to Stop Labelling People

‘Describe yourself in three words’: a sentence which never fails to elicit a few groans and eye rolls in a room full of strangers, but something which we are probably all guilty of doing when we first meet someone. What colour is their hair? Where are they from? Is that the girl with the glasses,Continue reading “Why We Need to Stop Labelling People”

5 Ways to Spruce up a Student Room

Whether you’re in university halls or nestled in the depths of a student house, everyone knows that student bedrooms can be dismal at best. So without further ado, here are 5 ways to add a bit of life and colour back into your student living experience! Washi tape, washi tape, washi tape. Not only is itContinue reading “5 Ways to Spruce up a Student Room”

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Review/ Whatever Happened to Rory Gilmore?

I appreciate that substantial effort went into the making of the recent four-part Netflix series, ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’. Long-lost cast members returned from relative obscurity, writers brushed off their old writing pens, and once-abandoned sets were tended to once more. There was a lot of buzz around this series. I wasContinue reading “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Review/ Whatever Happened to Rory Gilmore?”

The 13 Stages of Navigating a Coffee Shop

Ah, the coffee shop. You make your way to the door and begin to open it. It appears to be stuck, but there is actually just a very tall man standing directly behind it, because the café is so crowded inside. You realise this only after trying to open the door into his back forContinue reading “The 13 Stages of Navigating a Coffee Shop”