When I was younger, there were two types of gifts someone could get me that were guaranteed to make my entire year: Barbies and books. And if you got me both, you were essentially raised to the figure of a saint in my eyes. Receiving a good book as a gift or sharing a wonderful … Continue reading Booked Up: Gorgeous Gifts
Welcome to the first post in a series of posts which will document my travels – well, the few travels I actually embark upon considering my lack of money for regular travelling. Now, this first post in the series is a long time coming considering I holidayed in May and it's now September. I'd like … Continue reading The Passport Diaries: Edinburgh
"Have you seen my white friends?" exclaims Winston in one of the final few episodes of New Girl's fourth season. Winston, like many other characters of colour, unfortunately suffers from a severe case of what I call "the Token POC curse." It's an epidemic. The Token Person of Colour is a trope that features widely … Continue reading The (Not So) Perks of Being a Token POC.