All posts by Thea Watson


Transphobic Ricky Gervais Strikes Again

Ricky Gervais is back from a seven-year holiday in blazing style with his new show: Humanity. Sadly for the seeding comedian, that title is far too ironic for comfort. In strong style, Gervais’ opening segment contains much dry but all-round…
In memoriam: Vicky Hills

In memoriam: Vicky Hills

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, we sat in silence. The news had just broken that Vicky Hills had passed away in her sleep from natural causes. At that hour the hall of residence, Cranborne House, was silent. I…
Black fashion designers here to inspire you

Black fashion designers here to inspire you

Ten years ago there were barely any black ethnic designers in the fashion industry. Since then many top artists have entered the world stage. Breaking boundaries and bringing their own unique styles, here are a few you should know. David…
Stamp duty scrapped for first time buyers

Stamp duty scrapped for first time buyers

The chancellor put the current housing crisis at the core of his 2017 budget.  On properties worth up to £300,000, stamp duty will be scrapped with immediate effect for first time buyers Chancellor Phillip Hammond unveils his plans (Source Guardian)…
Breaking boundaries: embracing transgender models

Breaking boundaries: embracing transgender models

The recent breakthrough and successes of  Andreja Pejic and Ines Rau is just the latest indicator that the fashion industry is finally breaking down gender boundaries. As we speak, transgender models are becoming increasingly mainstream and the growing popularity and…

The Sweeping wave of Independence

Around the world, nations and autonomous regions are looking inwards. A rising tide of self-determination and federal independence is sweeping the globe as recognised nations everywhere look to preserve their integrity. Kirkuk Tensions Iraqi forces seized the Kirkuk governor’s office,…
Growing Clothes for children wins award

Growing Clothes for children wins award

The James Dyson Award has been presented to a clothing range designed to grow with your child. The innovation intends to solve the problem of children fast outgrowing their clothes. Modelling the flexible outerwear. The idea Ryan Yasin, 24, based…