Entertainment is open to but not limited to, cinematic masterpieces, fashionista tips, jaw dropping television series, theatrical performances along with a sprinkle of happy randomness that comes from entertainment. It really does encompass so much and if in doubt, entertainment will have you covered.
Let’s use the next movie night to watch female leads walk through stages of life! Here’s a guide on five romantic comedies to help you laugh, cry and sometimes even sing yourself through some of life’s twists and turns that one can encounter. Pitch Perfect – College The dream world of college can quickly beContinue reading “Let Female Film Roles Guide You Through Life”
Travel doesn’t have to be off the table, find the world through the comfort of your own home, and travel with youtube
Helping someone who is struggling can be difficult and takes a toll when you feel there’s nobody to talk to about it. Here are some steps you can take to boost your own mental health in that situation.
Few artists capture the imagination like Rex Orange County. Despite relatively little chart success, he is revered by critics, fans and other artists as a strikingly adept musician with a refreshingly new, genre-transcending approach to songwriting. Jonathan Tonge explains why he believes people will remember him for years to come.
Want some music recommendations? We have the perfect list for all your indie musings, here are 5 singers to listen to this march.
Exercising can be hard when your not a sporty person, especially if you also aren’t big fans of conventional sports. Jonathan Tonge offers 5 sports for those who aren’t that sporty
Spring is here, and the garden is calling, here are 5 spring bulbs to introduce to your garden that will make it pop like no other
I’m 22 now and my earliest memories are tape decks, VHS videos, having one computer for the house with a giant monitor that weighed more than a bus and those TVs with the big fat backs. I’m not old by any stretch but if I ever accidentally switch over to a kids’ TV channel now, I’m left wondering where it all went wrong…
Singer Sia released her debut film production Music, a story of an non-verbal autistic girl who loves her headphones. But this film is anything but good
Season 3 of Netflix’s Formula 1: Drive To Survive is just weeks away, so here’s a super quick rundown of the basics of the 2020 season before you get started, team-by-team. Spoilers, obviously.
As its random act of kindness day, what better way to celebrate then with 10 ways you can do something kind today
As the final part of our valentines series, Anne Stoop writes her experiences of the media, societies standards and discovering how to be a happy singleton.
As the tenth part of our valentines series, Imogen Robinson presents Jackson, a screenplay about love, life and cheating
With the ebb and flow of the Earth’s seasons, the flux between rainfall in Spring to frost in Winter and the Summer sun, farmers are able to harvest respective foods that rely on the seasonal climates to grow and thrive. Niamh Heron talks why you should eat seasonally and the benefits from this.
St Valentine isn’t the patron saint of finding the first person on the street and shacking up for the Valentine’s season. Sure, true companionship is wonderful, but as many extremely cliché movies will tell you – you can’t really love anything until you learn to love yourself.
As the seventh part of our valentines series, Laura Menendez writes about her love story and how sometimes you have to take a chance.
Bloom presents: Covid Date Ideas for this valentines day, with both ideas for the socially distanced and the living together lovers.
As the sixth part of our valentines series, Sally Dalgleish writes about ten skincare products, that will help you finally fall in love with your skin
Heather Dalgleish presents 10 romantic reads to check out this February as the 5th part of Blooms valentines series
This valentines, say no to singleton nights at the local (even worse, singleton nights at the local, on zoom), and fill yourself a chalice of enamoured self-adoration, fit for one, and drink it all.
For as long as music has existed, people have used it to pay tribute to love. It’s a deep, personal way to communicate your feelings and to do it expertly requires either a massive stroke of luck or very large reserves of songwriting expertise. There are millions out there, but which one takes the biscuit as the best? It’s impossible to say with so much choice, so here’s five of my favourites (in no particular order!)
Shanties have enjoyed something of a renaissance of late, so surely we should investigate exactly why it is they fell out of favour in the first place. It’s a relatively simple story and it has to do with a few things, but it’s mainly the fact that time moved on while they stood still.
The new year brings new shots at finding new artists, new music and discovering music that you will love. My new years resolution was to listen to more female artists, mainly because most of the music I am recommended by Spotify is definitely male dominated. So my current playlist is female with a sprinkle of male and in all honesty, I’m loving it. It means I’ve definitely discovered new artists that add a whole lot of flair, sass and excitement, that bring my January playlist up to fantastic standard for the new year.
This is one of those things that I still am yet to perfect to this day and go a hundred percent zero waste, mainly because I’m an utter shopaholic, and that clothing is one of those things that helps me express myself. Or maybe its because I am plus size, and struggle to find plusContinue reading “The Sustainable Series: Clothing Edition”
Heather Dalgleish talks about the hunt (2020), a phycological thriller that even the president condemned. Is the movie all its cracked up to be?
Bumperkleef is a Dutch film about why you shouldn’t tailgate people. I didn’t like it… maybe you will?
The days are bleeding together a little here in a still-locked-down 2021, so for today’s article, let’s consult the January 19ths of history to see if anything a little more interesting happened.
Period Products are one of the biggest contributors to waste in the world, with an estimated 1.5-2 billion tonnes of period waste each year. So, let’s bring the sustainability series into the new year than with ways of making your period sustainable. We’ll be talking you through both Menstrual cups and reusable sanitary pads, so you’ll have two ideas in place for making your period that bit more sustainable.
Heather Dalgleish discusses the book Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. and its problems, triumphs and whether she recommends it as a read
Life has its ups and downs, and Nela tells her story of the down and teaching herself mental resilience after contracting Covid. A lively tale of seeing happiness and the power behind your mind.
Plants are a big part of my household – what better way to finish off houseplant awareness week this 2021 than give a list of my dream plants that I could only wish to own one day?
Six strangers are sitting in the same room. They could be the most bizarre compilation of human beings. There is no apparent reason why they should be together. But there is one thing they have in common. They all share the burden, or the blessing, of spending Christmas far away from home.
So you’ve taken the plunge and gone full crazy plant parent and now have a micro-army growing in your house. I started with a reasonable amount of plants too, and my addiction came into such full force that I found myself learning on the job. But over 50 plants later, I like to think that I now have some knowledge to share on how to be a successful plant grower in just a few easy steps.
While most of the celebrating are over by January, the ‘Twelfth Night’ of Christmas is actually the 5th of January. Find out why it’s unlucky to leave your decorations up any longer…
We’ve all been there: all day you were knackered, now it’s 3am and it seems like the perfect time to get that black mould out of the shower head. How can something that seems so simple – just lying down still and closing your eyes – be so difficult for so many people? Actually, there’s a lot of reasons. To celebrate the Int’l Sleep Festival, here’s our top 3 tips to aid sleep habits.
It’s National Hangover Day, AKA the first day of the new year. We did it, kissed 2020 a fair goodbye and people are likely feeling a little worse for wear this New Year’s Day.
Resident queen of craft Pernille Soeholm picked up crocheting over lockdown – and now she’s a professional, she’s going to show you how easy it can be to make your own little projects!
Every time ‘Fairytale Of New York’ rolls around, someone pipes up with that classic Kirsty MacColl comment. However, she had a hugely interesting and eclectic career in her own right, exerting influence on some of the biggest names in indie rock. Jonathan Tonge looks at her career in depth. TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains reference to the homophobic slur in the aforementioned song.
Made legal in 1951, witchcraft has a long and complicated history that ranges from the patriarchal deeming of subversive women as committing a crime punishable by death; to the fool proof Halloween character that musters up images of pointy hats, broomsticks and cobwebs; to the contemporary practise of Gardnerian Wicca, who’s witchcraft centres around the practise of magic, worship of Goddesses and other Deities; and respecting nature’s cycles.
Clara Fors Wisbyse with a great review of the Netflix special ‘Enola Holmes,’ the feminist retelling of the quintessential detective story, and the important lessons on loneliness it can teach us.