Tag : Adina Rees

Anne Hegerty and Awareness of Asperger’s Syndrome

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Despite there being over 700,000 people in the UK diagnosed with Autism, Asperger Syndrome is still wildly misunderstood. Many people are under the impression that people on the spectrum cannot lead full lives. Anne Hegerty, most famously recognised as The Governess on The Chase, has been praised by I’m a … Read More

The ‘Mansize’ Tissue Issue

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Kleenex is scrapping its ‘mansize’ tissue branding after a customer complained that it is sexist. The company has since changed the name of the tissues to ‘Extra Large’ following feedback from customers. Many people have taken to Twitter to question other instances of unnecessarily gendered products, like razors or stationery. … Read More

Does Netflix Have a Problem With Diversity?

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Following Black History Month in October, the conversation surrounding the lack of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) representation in film has been raised once again. The podcaster Stacia Brown recently took to Twitter to ask her black followers whether they had noticed that Netflix algorithms seemed to generate deceptive promotional … Read More

Cannabis Use Increases Risk of Developing Psychosis, Priory Experts Warn

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Cannabis is the most commonly used drug in the UK, with 7.2% of adults aged 16-59 admitting to smoking it in the last year, according to the Home Office Crime Survey. A recent poll by The Independent found that 51% of Britons supported decriminalisation of marijuana, and young adults are … Read More

Should White People Say The ‘N’ Word?

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The use of the N-word has been the topic of rife debates over the years. The fact that the word is often referred to as “the N-word” just proves that it is the most controversial, derogatory and inherently racist word to date. There is no equivalent. Yet, non-black people still … Read More

Fashion Magazines Need to Stop This False Representation of BME Women

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The importance of representation is undeniable. Millions of young black children grow up without black idols to look up to in the media, which is heavily dominated by white celebrities. In the last year, there has been an increase in the number of black people, and especially black women, shown … Read More

The most anticipated books of 2017

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With Bettany Hughes ‘Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities’ and ‘A Court of Wings and Ruin’ by Sarah J. Maas just missing the cut. Here are some of the most anticipated book releasing coming in 2017. The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett, by Chelsea Sedoti (30th January) Reckless misfit Hawthorn … Read More

Review: Passengers – a disappointingly shallow sci-fi

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Passengers is a sci-fi film that tells the story of Jim Preston (Chris Pratt), a mechanical engineer, who wakes up 90 years too soon from an induced hibernation. Jim has emigrated from Earth to start a new life on a different planet called Homestead II. With all 5,000 travellers still in … Read More

Top 10 Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2017

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It seems that the TV Gods have blessed us with some action-packed new arrivals coming to our screens throughout 2017. With the honourable mention going to ‘The Young Pope’ and ‘Scandal’, I have whittled this list down to the top 10 TV-Shows to watch out for this year. 10 – … Read More

Review: Timeless

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NBC’s American sci-fi drama aired on E4 at 9pm on Wednesday 14th December. Timeless follows the story of a group of unlikely heroes as they attempt to stop a mysterious terrorist who is setting out to rewrite American history by means of time travel after allegedly killing his wife and … Read More