The Era of Empowering Breakup Songs

  Ladies we have all been there. We put our heart on our sleeve and it gets trampled on. 2017 has been the year of girl power, and powerful girls need empowering break up songs! Music is an essential for me. When I’m sad, lonely, happy, excited or broken, popping on some tunes always seems…

Starbucks: The Message Behind the Cup

    Every year many of us look forward to the festive treats that Starbucks create. Toffee Nut Latte, Egg Nog Latte, Fudge Hot Chocolate, and of course the classic Gingerbread Latte. Christmassy cups have donned Starbucks drinks for years, but this year has perked the interest of many around the world. The notion behind…

Are we too sensitive or has Greggs gone too far?

    I’m all for a sausage roll, but replacing the sleeping Christ to advertise an advent calendar!? According to the BBC, Greggs had to apologise for their new advertising campaign, the sleeping baby sausage roll, after an up roar on twitter. There have been mixed opinions on the subject. Some found the advert funny,…

5 Of The Strangest Instruments

  Because normal is boring.   Leave it to a Mancunian to use scissors as a musical instrument. Yep that’s right, the kitchen utensil, or the things you use to cut hair, can also double as a musical instrument (tell your stylist that, next time you’re in for a trim). After seeing the clip of…

Is Your Relationship Best Friend Approved?

  Yep, another blog on relationshippy things….   Relationships are tricky. Not only do we have to contend with the age of Tinder and the mobile F@!% boys attached to it. We also have to gain approval from the main people in our lives. Nope, I don’t mean the judging eyes of mother and father…

What Do You Mean Periods Are Red Not Blue?

    Don’t Let Those Pesky Ads Deceive you!   Once a month ladies around the world all face the dreaded time. ‘Riding the crimson wave’, as Cher from Clueless puts it, is an emotional rollercoaster. Get the rom-coms and the chocolates ready! But gents you may be surprised to hear that periods are in…

Are My Knockers Normal?

How Often Do You Feel your Funbags?      Jugs, melons, knockers, boobs, and my personal favourite mammaries, yes its breast cancer awareness month. They are a big part of my life and have been with me 21 years so, I think it’s about time I showed them some attention!   In an attempt to feed…

Stealthing

‘Now Everybody Take Some Rubbers.’   2017 has seen many diverse trends, from 70’s clothes to 90s sliders (they’re the cute sandals that some people are still wearing. Babes its autumn and it’s cold, get your Chelsea boots on!), but have you heard of the new sex trend? Don’t worry; I’m not going all E….

Confessions of A Feminist Who Loves Harry Styles.

Are we facing a new wave of sexism in the music industry?   Does anyone else find it cool that there is not only one, but two lovely ladies in Harry’s band? Claire Uchima and Sarah Jones make up a large proportion of Harry styles’ backing band. Now I bet you’re all wondering why I’ve…

The Dating Game

Warning: Contains small parts, not suitable for children.   The rules of dating are simple… said no one ever. In 2017 we have witnessed a lot of digital developments through social media, including dating. Long gone are the days of meeting someone through friends. No more do we find ourselves stuck with our work colleagues…

Am I Attractive?

In the words of P!nk: “I WILL BE PRETTY!”             A pivotal characteristic in today’s society is to be attractive (supposedly). Social media accounts spamming #relationshipgoals with drop dead gorgeous couples posing in the cutest situations, or unrealistic makeup tutorials that use a lot of filters, which make the apparent…