By now you’ve probably all seen Gillette’s latest advert. But in case you haven’t yet (seriously, where have you been for the last two weeks?), watch it below now. The video interrogates what it means to be manly. It condemns bullying, sexual harassment, mansplaining and male violence. It acknowledges that some men are already behaving the right … Continue reading Gillette: The Best An Ad Can Get?
Arthur Miller’s 1953 play The Crucible is a dramatized and partially fictive story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692/3. But how is some play that you were forced to study at GCSE related to anything going on today, I hear you (rightfully) ask? Well, the play serves as … Continue reading Hair-raising stuff: Mass hysteria is killing people in India
This article was written for The Telegraph, India, and can be viewed online here In the UK colleges and universities do sometimes compete against one another in sporting events, but not on the same scale as t2 Festopolis 2017 – and there is certainly never a Pulsar NS 200 up for grabs as the ultimate prize! … Continue reading Festopolis 2017 Report
This photostory was created for The Telegraph, India, and can be viewed online here
This article was written for The Telegraph, India, and can be viewed online here Mission Control When I arrive at around 2pm, Apeejay House is a sea of green t-shirts. Volunteers from the Robin Hood Army are running around, innovatively wheeling office chairs stacked with donated produce into elevators so the goods can be loaded into … Continue reading #Mission1Million: a roaring success
This article was written for The Telegraph, India and can be viewed online here My day today began fairly uneventfully. I got into my Uber driver’s car, said hello, and focused on the road ahead, hoping that I wouldn’t get stuck in traffic and be late for work. About five minutes into my journey, my … Continue reading Sport and spectatorship: a common goal uniting India and the UK
I have frequently heard friends who have been lucky enough to travel to India before describe the country as, “an assault on the senses” and “one of the most colourful places in the world”. But it isn’t until you visit for yourself that you understand where these descriptions come from. India does not stop for … Continue reading Trust in Kolkata
Liam Steevenson is from the South West of England, and he is an expert on wine. Steevenson is more than qualified to host tonight’s wine-tasting event, for not only does he run a wine business in Devon which sells to hotels and restaurants, but he also makes his own wine in France. But more on … Continue reading A ripe investment
It’s incredible how one item of makeup can help me go from a potato to a passable human being within the space of five minutes. That item is of course liquid eyeliner: a product which may seem intimidating at first, but once you get used to applying it, becomes a staple of your makeup bag … Continue reading The amazing art of eyeliner
So far, from what I can tell, Trinity Term consists almost exclusively of punting, prelims and pretentious twats playing croquet. I’m frantically trying to get my essay that’s due in at 5pm done (naturally, I’ve only just started the reading for it, because I like to live life on the edge), but instead of … Continue reading Croquet, go away and come again… never?