What Loose Women Is Missing

I’m all for powerful women. Women with opinions, career women, ballsy women and, above all, women supporting each other which should make me a fan of the ITV lunchtime chat show Loose Women but something about the topical programme just doesn’t do it for me. For the average mum or middle aged (or older) woman, […]

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Local Focus: New Girls “We’re Gender Confused Punks”

Have a read at my new review/interview/music feature introducing up-and-coming Glasgow/Ayrshire band New Girls! If you like The Stooges, Queens of the Stone Age, Sex Pistols or Guns n Roses, you’ll love this band. This piece is now live on the Strathclyde Telegraph website and you can read it here!

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After Equal Marriage, Is an Abortion Referendum Next for Ireland?

“Currently in the Republic of Ireland, it is a criminal offence to commit the “intentional destruction of unborn human life” which carries a sentence of up to 14 years imprisonment. Amendments to this law were made in 2013 as part of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act which states that a woman may have […]

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7 Reasons to Hate Summer

“By this point in my life, I have become, not quite comfortable, but accustomed to the sun setting at 2.30 in the afternoon, accompanied with endless days of icy cold rain. So when summer does roll around, I find myself adopting into the persona of the typical pessimistic Scot and complaining that it’s too warm […]

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Sophie’s Choice: Keeping Up with the Kardashians – About Bruce (TV Review)

As part of my new Sophie’s Choice feature with the Student Rag, I will be writing 3-5 reviews a week of TV programmes, films, documentaries – pretty much anything and everything I watch on TV. For my first feature, I choose to write on Sunday’s Keeping Up with the Kardashian’s special About Bruce in which […]

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The F Word: The Reason Why It’s Called “Feminism”

Read my new article, Cult Noise magazine’s pick for Article of the Week (yaaaaay!) on the reason why it’s called “feminism”. “There seems to be this idea that a feminist must be a radical, butch, overweight lesbian who rejects femininity, hates men and wants them to become obsolete. But celebrities like Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Legend, […]

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Alternative Holidays At Home

My second article for the Student Rag is now live! If you’re looking for somewhere strange and unusual to stay in Scotland like a yurt, a treehouse, a haunted castle or a converted train carriage, read my guide to Alternative Holidays at Home!

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The Good, the Bad and the Bone-Crunching Game of Thrones Fan Theories

My first article for the Student Rag is now live! Anyone who knows me will know how much I love Game of Thrones and with all the wonderfully weird fan theories about who will end up on the Iron Throne, I just had to write a piece about it! How is Jon Snow’s real mother? […]

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Readers Becoming Reporters: What the Media Are Hiding from Us

My other new CultNoise magazine article called “Readers Becoming Reporters: What the Media Are Hiding from Us” examining the censoring of the media in relation to the London protests contesting the Tory government is now live! If you haven’t heard about these protests in London, it’s probably because the mainstream media have completely sidelined the […]

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My Anaconda Don’t Want None Unless You Got Positive Body Image, Hun

My new CultNoise Magazine article is now live! For quite a while, I’ve been wanting to write a piece on the body expectations pressuring young women nowadays with the stick thin Barbie doll ideal being thrown out for yet another unrealistic body image, the big boobs, tiny waist and huge bum look. Women like Meghan […]

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