A New Chapter

I rarely use this blog to talk about personal topics, but every now and then something comes along, which I consider being worthwhile and meaningful. School is a long 13-year journey. It is your entire childhood and sets you up with the foundations to succeed in adult life. I was blessed to even have an…

The Fat Acceptance Movement

Is it possible to write this article without either fat-shaming or neglecting the opinions of thousands of medical professionals around the world? In all honesty, I’m not sure, however; I will write what I believe, and I look forward to hearing your thoughts. The fat acceptance movement is a social movement seeking to change anti-fat…

The Music Roundup Week 6: Movies, TV Shows and Video Games with excellent Soundtracks

10 songs on repeat: 1. Run by Joji (2020)- The former YouTube agitator is really starting to come into his own, his soulfully sad Run being the best entry into the singer-songwriters already expansive discography. 2. So.Incredible.pkg by Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats (2020)- Chock full of sharp one-liners, Star Wars references, Curry proves himself as one…

2020 Australian of the Year

Recognising the people tirelessly working in our communities to support others is essential. The Australian of the Year Awards aims to highlight these people and their contributions to Australia. I would also like to showcase the impact this year’s winners are having. 2020 Australian of the Year: Dr James Muecke Dr James Muecke has been…

Canberra Legalises Marijuana

Is this the start of a cannabis movement in Australia? Will other states begin to follow? Canberra has become the first city in Australia to legalise cannabis for personal use. Residents over 18 will be allowed to possess 50 grams of marijuana and grow two plants per person. A household can only have 4 plants,…

The Music Roundup: Week 5

10 Songs on repeat this week: 1. Soaked by BENEE (2018)- A staple of the modern Australian/New Zealand alternative pop scene, Soaked is a catchy and incredibly well-produced track. 2. Dance by ESG (1983)- If repetition is done well, then it is often brilliant, such as with this dance-punk track from the all-female New York…

Coronavirus: Should we be worried?

The coronavirus has grown at an alarming rate, leaving medical professionals scrambling to control the outbreak. Should we all be concerned, or can we continue living our lives normally? Currently, the main issue with the coronavirus is that there are so many unknowns. There is no clear evidence on how you can become infected, how…

The Music Roundup: Week 4

10 tracks on repeat: 1. Oblivion by Grimes (2012)- A catchy, atmospheric and synth-driven number of Grimes gorgeous 2012 LP Visions.  2. Fever by Preoccupations (2016)- There is something joyfully vintage about this song, the Canadian four-piece is creating an 80s sounding post-punk number complete with a killer guitar riff. 3. Meat Grinder by Madvillian (2004)-…