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Podcasts to keep you company (and ease your creative constipation)

It’s easy to feel lonely right now, the deafening silence of isolation echoing throughout your lonesome home. But fear no more, your four legged friend is no longer your only companion. When I’m alone and need to feel a sense of comfort I can always rely on a warm cup of coffee and a good […]

Only Yesterday: finding yourself in the shadows of others

I’ve always been the baby of the group. I’m the youngest sibling, youngest family member in the immediate area, youngest in my friend group, and I was always the youngest in my year at school (hello other July babies). Having recently watched the film Only Yesterday again it brought back a lot of memories, and […]

Saving face: balancing tradition and love

Alice Wu’s 2004 feature film debut is a comedic triumph, telling the story of Wilhelmina, a young Chinese-American doctor, battling with societal pressures, caring for her unwed pregnant mother, and finding the courage to love freely.   The film opens with Wil, having been dragged by her mother (Ma) to yet another Chinese gathering, disgruntled […]