page_refresh Playlist: Funk & Disco Edition I

Funk & Disco — the soundtrack to the 1970’s. Funk with its combination of soul, R&B, and jazz, developed in the 1960’s, when artists such as James Brown started to experiment, creating what is known as the “funk beat”. Bands such as Sly and the Family soon followed. From Funk, came Disco, with clubs likeContinue reading “page_refresh Playlist: Funk & Disco Edition I”

Mental Health: More than Just a Buzzword

World Mental Health Day, a day to encourage everyone to take care of their own mental health, as well as the well-being of others around them. Campaigns such as the ‘Its OK not to be Ok’ movement, have been growing steadily with the aim to support everyone dealing with mental health problems, encouraging people toContinue reading “Mental Health: More than Just a Buzzword”

5 Things I Learnt from Living Abroad

Last September I stepped off a plane in Munich, Germany, ready to start my year studying and working abroad. Munich, Germany’s 3rd largest city, the beer capital of the world, lies in southern state of Bavarian, with the rolling views of the Alps in its background. The year that followed was beyond doubt one of theContinue reading “5 Things I Learnt from Living Abroad”

5 Must-Watch 80’s Teen Movies

They don’t make films like this anymore…that classic 80’s teen movie. Directors such as John Hughes or Cameron Crowe brought teen angst to the big screen, with messages on life, love and growing up. Coming of age was all the rage. The actors were young, fresh, and compared to the perfect Hollywood look of today,Continue reading “5 Must-Watch 80’s Teen Movies”