book recommendations for lockdown reading

If you follow me on Instagram then you may have gathered that my reading habits have become borderline obsessive. However, in the light of our current situation let me rephrase that: I have taken advantage of this mass of time to consume all the literature I have wanted to for the past few years without any interfering forces. I was thinking of doing one of…

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march

As the day merges into days and time seems to coalesce; it seems like this was a month split in two halves. Part one presented itself as a pre-empt to feelings of uncertainty; a little worry combined with freedom and making plans to elevate daily life. Part two has been defined by feelings of escapism, enjoying a break from the humdrum of work and to…

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student-run brands worth supporting

Amid a crisis there rises the independent business who, in uncertain times, plough on in the pursuit of putting a smile on their buyers face. From my own experience, as a buyer and a seller, there is no greater joy than knowing that someone either a) loves what you’ve made or b) wearing what you’ve bought with the full knowledge that it is made ethically…

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notes on appreciation

The current state of our worldly affairs is both worrying and anxiety-inducing; every conversation having the central pull of the Coronavirus and the extent to which it will impact our daily lives; how it already has. There seems a mundanity in discussing the everyday topics like what nail varnish you’re wearing or what you’re having for lunch, although it has become a forced light relief…

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