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The Lion King

I remember going with my family to watch the live action adaptation of the Lion King. It was great (neglecting the fact that they got rid of He Lives In You, which will forever slap), but it made me realise that my degree has essentially ruined this beautiful Disney classic; all I could see was […]

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Transparency

In the clothes haul, I made a cute statement about how I wanted to be transparent with you guys and that came with it’s challenges. So this week’s blog won’t be political, but it will be deeper than usual. One of the things I struggled with was settling into my degree – 2nd year was […]

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Social Mediocre?

Is social media making us Basic™? I’m gonna go against the tides here and say no it most definitely isn’t. I mean, I’m guessing you think I’m crazy. “What about Lad-lads, VSCO girls and all other copy+paste internet personalities in between?” you would ask. What if I told you that none of these internet personas […]

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Alicantgotothebeach?

Some weeks ago, I went to Alicante but I didn’t get into the intricate details of my trip. Today, I’m going to talk about my experience of Alicante, but not the activities. As I’ve said before in An Archive of Political Photography, everything I see brings out the political in me, so I’m getting into […]

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No Man’s Land

“Where are you from?” “Telford.” “No, where are you from from?” Being part of a diasporic community is a beautiful, but sobering experience to say the least. There’s something quite wholesome in our longing for the motherland, but there’s also a lot of emptiness in rejection from the home we claim and from the home […]

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Writer Meets Verse Writer

In Warwick Arts Centre, I was sucked into the world of Lanaire Aderemi (also known as Verse Writer.) I payed my £11, expecting what I had always seen – someone at the front, reading their poetry to me for an hour. But this transcended poetry. Aderemi’s poetry was a hybrid between spoken word, acting, music, […]

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