Sunday, March 24, 2019

FUN TIMES Lisa Cannon on her passion for a party

TV presenter Lisa Cannon knows how to throw a party, committing to months of preparation to ensure everything is just right.  From her 80s...

GENDER QUOTAS Tokenism or necessary for real change?

Controversial among men and women alike, the very mention of quotas can stir up strong arguments about preventing a meritocracy and patronising women who...

DUMP TACKLE Why Leah Lyons was right to challenge her troll

Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. Fair enough Mark Twain...but sometimes...

BEYONCÉ STRIPPED On betrayal, heartbreak and feeling neglected

In an age where all you need is a big bum, a brass neck and a contouring kit to secure world fame, there’s comfort...

DON’T BE AFRAID TO GET ANGRY Life lessons by Ciara Allen

I'M MAD AS HELL AND I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE Who doesn't love a good rant?  To this day the words of news...

NEW FEMINISM Enough of the women supporting women baloney!

Listen, I’m all for equality but there are some elements to this new wave of feminism that I can only say #notmetoo. That whole...

ESCHEWING CONSUMERISM? Why it’s near impossible with Instagram Ads profiling

Honestly! I don’t want to be a fashion idiot, slavishly following trends and consuming fast fashion without so much of a whisper as to...

LIVING THE SMASH HITS DREAM Colum McCormack-Crowe on his love affair with the 80s...

As a kid in the late 80s I would wake up and race to buy Smash Hits magazine every Wednesday. It was every kid's - and some...

THE BEAUTY MYTH Selena Gomez’ hits back after bikini body scrutiny

We talk about sexism but aren’t women the worst offenders when it comes to breaking ourselves up into body parts to be judged and...

CATWALK CONTRACTIONS Fashion gives birth to a new momma and she’s not hiding

Well now. This is an interesting twist. Motherhood, the most judged job in the world is bolstering up for a counter attack. Turns out...