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Black Swan

I enjoyed this film so much I watched it twice, once to absorb it and then again to dissect it. Black Swan is a story of a frigid, delicate woman with a fragile state of mind who has a history of self harm and a vicarious mother, which would explain the self harm and perhaps [...]

A Rose By Any Other Name……

My dear friend in New Zealand is expecting her second child and has started the mammoth task of trying to decide on a name, I’m sure it will be quite striking, her first is called “Aslan” as in the eponymous Lion from “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”. So far we have Blaze, Phoenix [...]

I Predict A Riot

Between 6 and 10 August 2011, several London boroughs and districts of cities and towns across England suffered widespread rioting, looting and arson. Following a peaceful march on 6 August 2011 in relation to the fatal shooting of Mark Duggan 4 August 2011, a riot began in Tottenham, North London. In the following days, rioting [...]

Temper, Temper

So recently I blew up and posted a rather rude tirade on Facebook. Well that’s really what I should expect of myself after a bottle of wine and a few vodka cranberry soda’s. Way to go on losing my cool, collected personality. Some people would perhaps view me as a carpet because I am kind [...]