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A comprehensive list of things you shouldn’t say when talking about the Black Lives Matter movement

A comprehensive list of things you shouldn’t say when talking about the Black Lives Matter movement

George Floyd was murdered at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis earlier this week, sparking protests all over the US. The people of the UK have since held demonstrations in London and Manchester, standing in solidarity with Black Lives Matter (BLM) and protestors in America. The attention George Floyd's death has garnered unfortunately [...]

How has job hunting changed in the age of COVID-19?

How has job hunting changed in the age of COVID-19?

Zoom meetings in pyjama bottoms are the new normal. I have been looking for work in the creative industry for about six months, and I am trying desperately to stay motivated to keep applying for roles during the pandemic. The interview process has evolved in recent months, but what has actually changed? First of all, [...]

Who am I?

Who am I?

Journalist, content creator, waitress Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I'm exactly as described above, and I'm here to document the realities of being a creative in a 9-to-5 world where I also need to make money. I’m just getting this new [...]

Lockdown reflections: Getting tired of feeling uninspired

Lockdown reflections: Getting tired of feeling uninspired

Writer’s block is no laughing matter; it’ll leave you feeling deflated and unimaginative. I’ve taken an unintentional media hiatus for a few weeks and this is why: having spent the last three weeks applying and interviewing for jobs, I’m subsequently struggling to find any inspiration for things to write about. While it’s a rare occurrence [...]

A journalist trying to get her big break

A journalist trying to get her big break

Yep, that's me. I live and breathe journalism, understanding and reporting the truth. I have submitted countless job applications and been invited to a few interviews - I'm just waiting on one person to take a chance on this lowly Gen Z with dreams of becoming a hotshot journo. You might not care for the [...]