This was the first ever Brontë novel I'd read and I had high expectations for it. All three sisters are renowned for their novels and are celebrated by most literature fans. Jane Eyre tells the tale of an orphaned girl who is abused throughout her childhood and adolescence and how she comes to be the … Continue reading Jane Eyre
It's been just over a month since my last lockdown diary entry. I've completely lost track of the days and weeks, my concept of time is absolutely non-existent. Every ounce of routine I once had has vanished. As the lockdown goes on, everyone seems to be feeling worse. Many people around the country are starting … Continue reading The Lockdown Diaries: An Update
As it stands, this is the UK's final week of official lockdown. NHS workers are still risking their lives everyday. More and more nurses are dying from the virus as the campaign to give NHS staff more protective equipment intensifies. Stockpiling of products in supermarkets seems to have decreased slightly but still people are queuing … Continue reading The Lockdown Diaries: Week Three
The UK is now entering it's second week of official lockdown. More measures have been put in place, supermarkets are now enforcing a 'one person, one trolley' policy and have placed tape on the floor to enforce the two metre's apart social distancing rule. There are rumours and speculation that the lockdown will be extended … Continue reading The Lockdown Diaries: Week Two
The UK Prime Minster Boris Johnson announced a nation wide three week lockdown on Monday 23rd March. This has restricted the country to one form of exercise per day, and only being allowed to leave the house for essential food shopping and key work. Schools are closed but remain open for children of emergency workers … Continue reading The Lockdown Diaries: Week One
Ever since the start of the coronavirus outbreak last year, the world has been embroiled in mass panic. With more and more cases being confirmed worldwide and the virus slowly spreading to every nation, people are growing scared. Scared of being infected, scared of being quarantined and if we're being really honest, people are scared … Continue reading Coronavirus is not an excuse to be racist
It is 2020, the start of a new year and the start of the next decade. With a new decade comes new prospects, new ambitions and new opportunities. A fresh decade means we are full of hope. Despite the shining promise that is 2020, it has a dark underbelly. With the Harvey Weinstein trial process … Continue reading Calling time on the disgusting normality of sexual assault
For years healing crystals have always been popular and for many, a source of great spirituality and comfort. Despite our advances in medicine and science, healing crystals still remain a trusted and popular remedy to physical and mental illness to many people. People still rely on them as an energy source as well as to … Continue reading Healing Crystals: True or False?
*SPOILERS ALERT Since the announcement of a sequel to 2014 fantasy film Maleficent I was beyond excited. I couldn't wait to see Angelina Jolie don those iconic black horns and flaunt her cheekbones once more. But as excited as I was, I was also nervous. Would a sequel to the film mean that the franchise … Continue reading Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Dolores, Catral, San Fulgencio. These are just some of the areas that have been flooded in southern Spain in recent weeks, yet nobody knows about it. The areas that are most affected may not be well known to many, but what if I told you that all these areas are just over an hour away … Continue reading Why is nobody talking about the Spanish floods?