In April this year I went down to London for a month of work experience in journalism. A required part of my MA course, I went to the capital for two separate placements during which I was privy to the goings-on at the features desks across four women’s magazines. As you might expect from being the ‘workie’ in the office, my experience was incredibly varied – I’d go as far as to say I went through the motions quite a bit.Continue reading “7 things I learned as a ‘workie’”
Hey pals, it’s been a while. I wish I had more of an excuse for my absence, but essentially, my MA is ruling my life and the majority of my free time has either been spent binging Peaky Blinders or tackling my Goodreads 2019 challenge. Add to that list a heck ton of sleep, and that’s essentially all I’ve been doing since Christmas.Continue reading “Masters / Making a mini magazine”
I knew throughout most of my undergraduate degree that I wanted to study a Masters degree in magazine journalism, and I think most people around me also knew as I never really shut up about it. However, not everything has been plain sailing so far.Continue reading “Masters / The dreaded voxpop”
It’s been a while since I last wrote one of these. Over a year if we’re counting. But hello, hola, bonjour, etc. The blog is back!
“I initially set out to smash against macho culture and macho men […] what does it mean if I’m still this figure, and I’m a woman? Does it make me an aberration? Is it joyful?”
The National Student gave me the chance to have a chat with The Kooks’ outspoken frontman, Luke Pritchard, about their brand new album, Let’s Go Sunshine.
It has been a long three years of waiting for new material from trio Years & Years, sky-rocketing to popularity and chart heights by winning BBC’s Sound of 2015.