Bacon scented candles??

In preparation for our fragrance module this semester, I was listening to the first of three podcasts in the Basenotes series; a small collection of fragrance podcasts hosted by industry professionals; Nick Gilbert, Callum Langston-Bolt, Odette Toilette (yes, I'm also questioning if this is her real name), Grant Osborne and Carla Seipp. I'm not sure …

The Greatest Showman- the greatest film ever?

We may only be a few days into 2018 but I've already found my favourite film of the year. Last night I took my first trip to the cinema in goodness knows how long to watch The Greatest Showman, the latest offering from 20th Century Fox. I'd heard nothing but good things about this film …

TED Talks; The Danger of Silence

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends" was the powerful  Martin Luther King Jr.  quote that opened the TED talk by speaker Clint Smith. In the short speech, Smith talked about how he encourages his students to tell their truth and explore the silences …

Billion Dollar Deals and How They Changed Your World

Money makes the world go round, doesn't it?? It seems that in 2017, digital banking and contactless payments make the world go round. At least that was the message of the most recent episode of the BBC 2 documentary 'Billion Dollar Deals and How They Changed Your World'. I found the programme incredibly interesting as …

Raw Print- Kayti Peschke and Gary Inman

So yesterday I attended my first ever Raw Print lecture at Antenna Nottingham. Raw Print is an open lecture series that invites writers and publishers from independent magazines to talk about their experiences. What started off as a platform for a zine project at Nottingham Trent University has grown into a monthly event that everyone …