film, tv, and music, LGBT, lifestyle, Uncategorized

7 things I’m excited to cosy up and watch this autumn

So, it's officially cosy season and typically, i'm more of a book reader and serial re-watcher... but there's a few new TV shows/series I'm excited about, coming out this autumn. Don't worry, if you're more of a literature person yourself, i'll still have my bookish posts going up this Blogtober, but here's a change to go with… Continue reading 7 things I’m excited to cosy up and watch this autumn

disability, film, tv, and music, Uncategorized

Rare disease talks in mainstream media (BBC Casualty and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)

Rare diseases. They're called 'rare' for a reason, and not usually talked about much, apart from on said awareness days or weeks where people care for the most minuscule of moments. One thing that will always resonate with me was an experience I had in my last year of sixth form. I remember, one day… Continue reading Rare disease talks in mainstream media (BBC Casualty and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)

film, tv, and music, LGBT, literature, politics

Nas Paracha and sexuality; LGBT representation in popular television

As the last episode of Series One of Channel 4's 'Ackley Bridge' airs tonight, I feel this is a key post to be sharing. Ackley Bridge has been wonderful for representation; BAME characters, LGBT issues, different cultures, and combining all, showing cultural and religious attitudes towards different issues. Nasreen's character has been vital in portraying… Continue reading Nas Paracha and sexuality; LGBT representation in popular television

Christmas, Foodie, personal, Uncategorized

Merry Christmas! Traditions and my day (the end of Blogmas 2016)

Hello to you all again, and a Merry Christmas! I hope yesterday was joyous for you, whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah or any other festival at this time of year. I once more apologise for my lack of consistency when it comes to blogmas. The end of term has been hectic and Christmas has been… Continue reading Merry Christmas! Traditions and my day (the end of Blogmas 2016)