4 Of The Best Albums From The 2000s We’re Still Listening To Today

The 2000s might not have the reputation and gravitas of previous industry-changing decades like the 70s or 80s, but there are plenty of amazing albums to come out of this decade.  Even despite the arrival of MP3 players and ipods, illegal downloads, and at the end of the decade, the introduction of freemium streaming services …

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6 Tips To Teach Your Parents To Avoid Online Scams & Fraud (That You Might Find Useful Too)

Our experience with the internet is perhaps the only way most of us experience a role reversal with our parents.  We’re the generation that grew up online. We know how to post an Instagram story, we build romantic relationships through apps and we can recognise a dodgy ad when we see one.  Our parents, on …

Vision Boards Are A Great Resource For Aspiring Writers

Why Vision Boards Are A Great Resource For Aspiring Writers

If you’re not familiar with the concept, a vision board — also known as a dream board — is a collage of images, drawings, photos, cuttings, written notes and messages, which work as an affirmation of your dreams and desires. They’re designed to serve as a source of inspiration and motivation — to help you …

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10 Villains From TV & Film That You Can’t Help But Fall In Love With

You and I both know that you’re supposed to hate the villain, but there are times when you simply can’t help but fall for them — sometimes to the extent that you will them to defeat the hero. I’ve picked ten excellent villains from TV and film that all share one thing in common — …

Buying A House During Or After A Global Pandemic: What’s The Deal?

During or just after a global pandemic doesn’t quite seem like the right time to go swanning around viewing houses and putting cash on the table for potentially the biggest single purchase of your entire life.  In the UK, the pandemic has led to severe lockdown measures being implemented and the largest recession of any …

3 Feminist Icons You’ve Probably Never Heard Of (But Should)

Michelle Obama. Simone de Beauvoir. Emily Davison. Malala Yousafzai. Angela Davis. There’s no shortage of inspirational feminist icons out there, strong and powerful women who serve as role models for future generations. But for every famous icon, there are twenty less well-known women out there. This article looks at just three of those women. Some …

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Why ‘Ten Things I Hate About You’ Is The Best Shakespeare-To-Film Adaptation

At last count, IMDb lists 1,371 films that have adapted the works of Shakespeare and Ten Things I Hate About You is the best of all of these movies. Gil Junger’s directorial feat beats works by Kenneth Branagh, Baz Luhrmann, Orson Welles, and some other cinematic titans. Frankly, the Bard himself would be pleased with …

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What To Wear This Summer: 8 Essentials You Can’t Live Without

We all love summer. The sun is shining, the sky is blue, and it’s the perfect chance to pick out some warm-weather outfits and show off your tan. Whether you’re lazing in the park with friends, or spending balmy evenings in your garden sipping mojitos and dining al fresco, there’s an eye-catching outfit for every …

6 Period Hacks That Will Keep You Calm, Comfortable & Confident

Having your period can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Painful cramps, frustrating bloating, and unpredictable mood swings… it’s not fun, and it’s difficult to deal with month after month. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to make having your period easier. Below we’ve listed six menstruation hacks that will keep you calm, …