The Big Kid Generation

It’s not uncommon for unflattering comparisons to be made of different generations. A frequently cited comparison pits the teenagers who stormed Normandy in World War 2 with modern day teenagers, who require ‘safe spaces’ and ‘trigger warnings’. Though nobody wants to see young people placed into peril, the message of the circulating meme may be […]

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Plastic People

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery revealed that 20 million cosmetic surgeries took place in 2014. 20.1% of these took place in the USA, closely followed by Brazil, Japan and South Korea (1). The reaction towards people who receive cosmetic surgery has been mixed. On the one hand, you’ll see many tabloid magazines shaming […]

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The Meaning Of Diana

Having been born in 1998, I have lived my life in the shadow of Princess Diana. I never saw her on television, never felt invested in her life or experienced the uproar surrounding her untimely death. The first time I even heard her name, in a year 6 History lesson, I thought she was a […]

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