Sex and Seatbelts – a modern love affair

Motoring journalism. It’s a barrel o’ laughs. The constant stream of press releases into my inbox includes tyre launches, Dragons Den pitches about tyres, invitations to events about… tyres. And yet, with Valentine’s Day upon us, I was sent a few emails that caught my eye. Oddly enough I wasn’t allowed to turn them into... Continue Reading →

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Dear Future Husband…

Pop superstar and controversial singing queen Meghan Trainor has just released her new single, ‘Dear Future Husband’, which is already topped to hit the Top 40 of the British single charts. After a string of already edgy chart successes, talking about men’s hatred of skinny bitches and men’s love of lying, so now she’s taking... Continue Reading →

I Love Myself – And You Should Too

As Valentines weekend dawns on us all, Facebook is awash with both romantic pictures of roses and soppy yet hilarious greetings cards (guilty), or opposing rants and declarations of ‘I don’t need no man’ from those less interested in joining in the festivities, or even the bizarre group of people who take the romantic holidays... Continue Reading →

No PDA Please – We’re British

You’re sitting on the tube, headphones in, reading through a BuzzFeed article on your phone and minding your own business when sat opposite you, a young and beautifully in love couple, gazing into each others eyes, giggle euphorically and share small and repetitive kisses throughout the duration of the journey. PDA (Public Displays of Affection)... Continue Reading →

The Not-So-Honeymoon Period

Gosh, I forget how difficult relationships are. The internet tells you that finding the right person will be easy, that relationships should be perfect and hassle free, that you’ll feel The Spark and see the fireworks - if it’s with your soulmate. The pressure that this society creates means you’re likely to feel overwhelmed and... Continue Reading →

Something Old or Something New?

"Feminism" is the buzz word that's ruling the internet right now. What women can and can't do. What women should and shouldn't say. How women are being shown and how women are being treated. Of course, anyone who's bothered to read more than The Daily Mail headlines will know this isn't what feminism is all... Continue Reading →

The Arousal of Passion

"I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein “Passion" - noun - a strong and barely controllable emotion. I’m so aroused by passion. Before you get excited, I don’t mean it like that. I mean talent. And skill. And enthusiasm. And a love for life. And a thirst for knowledge. And someone... Continue Reading →

The Art of the Singleton

Standing on the roof tops, singing about woman power, shouting to my soul sistas and celebrating my own individuality; I am single and I don’t care. Over the past few years, I have watched my closest friends fall in and out of relationships, for good and for bad. I’ve had the friends that change themselves... Continue Reading →

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