Productivity Culture


Productivity culture tells us that there is always something that we could be doing. Always something extra, which of course doing it is far more productive than not choosing to do it. Literally every time. Economically of course it is convenient, but is this really natural, and how bad can it be for our mental health?

Little Update


“Oh wow, she is doing another of these annoying update posts, even though there is literally nothing to say!” Yeah, probably true. But if you know the school timetable then you will know that this week is half term, meaning that I have more time to spend focusing on this blog (especially considering that becauseContinue reading “Little Update”

Are 9-5 Jobs Coming to an End?


Anyone else hate the prospect of a boring 9-5 office job? Perhaps instead you would prefer to be an entrepreneur, but in that case you probably should realise that you will be putting in more hours than you may think. Although there again, with the changing technology, and thanks to covid, anything is possible…

What They Don’t Tell You About Sustainable Fashion!


What they don’t tell you about fast fashion! What YOU NEED to know about sustainable brands, thrift shopping and about everything going on with stores like depop.

Pretty Privilege


We all know that it is Pretty women who seem to receive the male gaze. However is there another privilege associated with this? Such as the bimbo and helo effect, and why this is in society?

Internet Escapism


It is not too surprising that escapism is going to be on the rise, and I expect we are all too aware of the dangers of gambling, addiction and other escapist behaviors. But have you thought about how this may look on the internet; from something as innocent to animal crossing to online gambling sites, maybe we ought to be more aware of the dangers…

Were They Right to Cancel Exams?


Sigh, Sixth form and school. The subject that anyone who would have been due to take A levels or GCSEs this summer would want to back away from. However this is pretty hard to avoid as exams have been cancelled for the second time in a row, just a couple of weeks after they wereContinue reading “Were They Right to Cancel Exams?”

Can you Be Gay if Ya Look Straight?


Often being part of the LGBT+ community can be associated with looking a certain way, acting a certain way. Or really being part of a particular culture.
But what is it about gay culture, including its history, which makes it so special and relevant today?

Personal Update


Hello! So here is another personal update, on the grounds that they are easier to write than the other kinds of posts which I do, and because I actually do have something relevant to say. So in recent weeks I haven’t been my best (at the time of writing this) but as I am writingContinue reading “Personal Update”

Is Cottage Core Racist


Lets face it, last year was hell. Therefore how many of us at one point didn’t want to run away to a place far away. Where we could live a far more simplified life???