Christmas Crisis Resolution!

Christmas Crisis Resolution!

Words by Matt Healing. Following a tumultuous and divisive 2017, it can sometimes be tough to balance being informed with keeping sane. It seems that most days something terrible is happening, and while there is a need to face reality to remain self-aware of the ever-changing world, it can be hard to take the break [...]

Buble It Aint: The Alt-Xmas Cool Yule Playlist

Buble It Aint: The Alt-Xmas Cool Yule Playlist

Words by Chloe Bestel. Anyone else a little bit sick of all those Christmas pop bops that crop up every single Christmas? Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas as much as the next person but sometimes you just need to change the music up a little, especially if, like me, you tend to prefer [...]

Top Tips for Xmas Ink Jobs Y’All

Top Tips for Xmas Ink Jobs Y’All

Words by Thomas Willet. It’s the first week of November, I’ve only just recovered from my Halloween hangover when my boyfriend turns to me and asks the eternal question, “What do you want for Christmas this year?” I’m sorry, Christmas? Honey, I’ve only just taken down the skeletons and now you want me to get [...]

What is Christmas without Theatre? Wicked is HM’s Top Tip for West End Magic.

What is Christmas without Theatre? Wicked is HM’s Top Tip for West End Magic.

Words by Safiyya Khan. A week ago, Christmas came early and I was lucky enough to go and see Wicked in the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London for the second time. I came away even more in love with the musical; reliving the same state of wonderment I felt when I first watched it nearly 5 [...]

Our Christmas Charity Appeal for Maggies.

Our Christmas Charity Appeal for Maggies.

Christmas is a time for giving and of course remembering others.  For those in ill-health the holiday period can actually be a very difficult time.  Is there anyone these days whose lives haven’t been touched in some way by Cancer?  Maggies is an essential support for anyone going through cancer treatment, families of those with [...]

Plus-Sized Tights Advertised by Skinny Models, WTF?

Plus-Sized Tights Advertised by Skinny Models, WTF?

Words by Simone Ager.  I first saw this on Instagram and had to send it to friends, as I was baffled as to why a fashion website (wish.com) would think this was at all a good marketing idea. We all know Wish.com is an odd and baffling site to shop at in itself, due to [...]

The Joy of Giving. Top 5 tips on present-giving protocol .

The Joy of Giving. Top 5 tips on present-giving protocol .

Words by Louise Pitman. Personally, I can’t wait to give my parents their presents and to finally get them things that they want but I’m also excited to get presents and that’s okay. It is acceptable to appreciate that the true meaning of Christmas is all about family whilst enjoying the presents that come with [...]