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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A Lie Told A Thousand Times…

The greatest irony of this article is that it applies to me more than anybody. I wanted to start off with a quote from Joseph Goebbels, the propaganda minister of Adolf Hitler: ‘If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.’ I’d intended to […]

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Making Of A Jihadist

What was once a worst case scenario has become a daunting reality for the United Kingdom. Within the span of three months, the country has been hit by three Islamist terrorist attacks – the first on Westminster Bridge, the second at Ariana Grande’s concert and the most recently on London Bridge. Through the three attacks, […]

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