Short stories · Uncategorized

Being road: Life on the road part 2

Krept & Konan’s Freak of the week blared out of a tinny speaker before he answered the call. I didn’t intend to spend so much time with Daniel, but having an inside scoop on his life was quite the thrill. Not thrilling like watching a small frog fight off a giant wasp on David Attenborough’s Planet Earth 2, but I felt like a fly on the wall.

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Food · Gluten free · Uncategorized

Review: Bottomless brunch at MOMMI

August – a month which brings both my birthday, and sadly, the end of summer – or, if you’re living by British standards, a season which is defined by sporadic bursts of sunshine, followed by an unexpected downpour as soon as the barbecues and our sandals are out.

To celebrate turning 24 years young and the penultimate bank holiday of 2017, in typical Millennial fashion, my friends, boyfriend and I headed for a bottomless brunch. Continue reading “Review: Bottomless brunch at MOMMI”

Beauty · journalism · social media · Uncategorized

Has social media normalised cosmetic surgery?

Millennials searching for cosmetic procedures are on the increase, with interest about aesthetic treatments up 16% on 2015, according to data collated by RealSelf.

So what has fuelled this rise? In a recent American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery survey, over 40% of surgeons reported that looking better in selfies on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook was an incentive for getting surgery.

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