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.
As part of our collaboration with the University of Stirling Hedgehog Initiative, here are some facts about the hedgehog in your garden
Modern day witchcraft is different from modern perceptions, and everything you probably assumed about it. But in this wild world of magical items, fairy sightings and spell jars, you may find yourself beginning to believe in something that is very much different from your usual world of religion…
There is a crossover in the witchcraft community, as to where does witchcraft begin and paganism end? Can there be a crossover, and can you be both? Well its both a yes and a no answer, because of the open-ended definition of paganism, and how its cultural impact has influenced the witchcraft community, and how witchcraft has branched away from the religious definition it perhaps once had.
Ever watched a movie and been surprised by great musical scenes, even though it’s not a musical? I certainly have, so I ran through some of my favourite examples!
As Women’s History month comes to a close, I personally have found this month more educational then usual when it comes to Women. But ironically, it wasn’t the history side of things I’ve been educating myself on. It’s what women can do for the future.
As someone who has suffered with depression for the past three years, I know how difficult the struggle is. I don’t think there is any pain quite like fighting your brain, especially when you are at your lowest.
As we have said several times here at Bloom, we are big fans of Netflix’s Drive to Survive series documenting the drama of the Formula 1 season. A new series has just arrived – does it live up to the hype?
This has been a one-woman mission for me – trying to get my hair to go back to its original curl pattern and after years of trial and error, I found these methods the best to bring back those destroyed curls
The cutesy Volkswagen Beetle, star of movies like Herbie Goes Bananas, started life as the perfect car for the subjects of Hitler’s Third Reich. I looked at the story of how it was reclaimed from the Nazis to become a symbol of counterculture and ubiquity.
Lets talk horror movies – and what my top five movies currently are, that are definitely worth a watch
Today is the spring equinox, and where many of us have been feeling the official spring air well before today, today marks that spring has officially sprung in all its glory. But what is this day and how can you celebrate?
Sometimes, an artists’ song is picked up by another artist to become a smash hit as a cover version. Here’s my top 5 picks for those covers that just about exceed the brilliance of the original.
The UK has seemingly been in lockdown for ever, and with new dates of freedom on the horizon, Heather Dalgleish thinks everyone is ready for some time out of the house. But whilst we are still kept indoors and maybe aren’t feeling our best, it’s time more than ever to work on ourselves and get us to be the best versions of ourselves we can be.
Spring is here and its time to start prepping your houseplants for the growing season. Heather Dalgleish writes on how to ensure your plants have the best start this spring
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?