December Favourites

This month has been full of festive cheer and of course, plenty of sweet treats. The cold weather is counteracted by the bright Christmas lights and all the spicy scented candles and of course, seeing your family and friends. So what have my favourite things been throughout December? Lush – So White This unassuming white … More December Favourites

Tricked

Like hundreds of thousands of others I was fooled by an undoubtedly clever, but nevertheless cruel, marketing campaign that was threatening to release pictures of Emma Watson following her HeForShe campaign speech at the UN. My blog post on this can be read here. The fact that this threat was an advertising stunt does not … More Tricked

Emma and Equality

As if to perfectly demonstrate the point, various so called ‘hackers’ are threatening to release nude pictures of Emma Watson, following her incredible speech at the UN. The speech made by Emma, encouraging support for the HeforShe campaign was truly magnificent. It identified so many of the problems modern feminism faces, and invites men to … More Emma and Equality

Happy Days A New Musical – Interview with Producer Amy Anzel

If you’ve been watching Channel 4’s The Sound of Musicals you will be familiar with the bright eyes and bubbly personality of Amy Anzel, slogging her guts out to get Happy Days- A New Musical on stage in the UK. If you haven’t been watching The Sound of Musicals then I recommend catching up on … More Happy Days A New Musical – Interview with Producer Amy Anzel

Disney and Dominance

I consider myself a feminist, and an avid fan of all things Disney (if we choose to ignore Walt Disney’s personal political stance) but sometimes feminism and Disney seem mutually exclusive. Can we consider heroines such as Belle or Ariel to be feminist, or are they an appropriation of patriarchal ideals of women? Is it … More Disney and Dominance