Jun 17, Your Culture

Self-respect

Do you respect yourself? No, do you really respect yourself? I had been investigating the concept of self-respect quite deeply as part of university dissertation but reading an article on manrepeller.com at the most opportune time really brought the point home. Self-respect is important. Depending on your definition, self-respect may actually fall into self-love but […]

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Jun 17, Your Culture

Of the conditions of this body

In the conditions of this body, female and dark – dark as in the stars have collected in the crevices of my eye sockets – I have only known how to be my own starry sun in the middle of the night sky and perhaps, perhaps this is why my own discourses of empowerment have […]

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Jun 17, Your Culture

Summer Love

I’m coming at you guys with a mini summer lookbook, i wanted to make it realistic so i made up three outfits that i’d actually wear on a summer night out (you guys know i don’t wear heels unless i go out lol).. What i love about London in the summer is that, it isn’t like any other […]

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Mar 17, Your Culture

Keep your mental health top priority at university

Your mind is racing. Sitting in front of a blank word document; responsibilities weighing heavy on your shoulders, the only thing in the fridge is leftover takeaway and you’re just about ready to burst. What do you do? Despite media and television painting university students as liberal alcoholics, there is depth to the uni experience. […]

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Mar 17, Your Culture

Top tips for turbulence

In 2008, I was woken out of a blissful, dreamless state on a flight to Kingston, Jamaica. Kudos to the sleeping pills I popped before boarding, as I was far too weary to do the conventional thing and cry in reaction to the shrill cries of ‘Oh my God’, the plane jerking violently, and the […]

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Mar 17, Your Culture

Top 5 Meals Abroad

Hello! My name is Tanisha and I am a flight attendant for British Airways for just coming up to two years now and I love it! I am a massive foodie and love that I get to travel the world and enjoy so many amazing foods from different cultures. My all time favourite is Asian […]

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Mar 17, Your Culture

Moroccan adventures

Morocco legitimately gave me some of the best memories of my youth. It was my first visit to an African country which a friend and I visited for our graduation holiday Go during ramadan: First of all, it was sooooo cheap. Like ridiculously cheap. We were able to get a bed and breakfast deal in […]

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Mar 17, Your Culture

Mum’s The Word

The only time peace and quiet reigns in Iyabo’s household are when the tenants fall asleep. At all other hours of the day noise is a permanent lodger. If it is not the pots banging against the pans, then surely it is the screaming matches over the phone between relatives. For it is said that […]

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