Room by Emma Donoghue and the trauma culture

June 29, 2016 2:54 pm0 comments
Room by Emma Donoghue and the trauma culture

Trauma, as Ann Cvetkovich states in her essay An Archive of feelings is the ‘subject of a discourse that has a history’. In fact, in the nineteenth century trauma referred to a physical wound and become later on in the century associated to mental and physic distress. Thanks to the […]

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“No pressure” is our way – Interview with JE from German psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders

May 17, 2016 7:53 pm0 comments
“No pressure” is our way – Interview with JE from German psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders

I spoke with JE, member of a new wave of heavy psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders from Germany. They released this year intriguing album “Refugeeum” and brand new EP “Beyond Refugeeum”. Peter Balkus: Your band Black Space Riders is based in Germany. Please tell us more about how the […]

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Happiness: Your how-to guide

February 9, 2016 8:27 pm0 comments
Happiness: Your how-to guide

It’s an exceptionally overused Cliche, but as it’s now officially a brand new year (well it’s already February but you know what I mean), there’s no better time to be focusing on something we don’t tend to focus on – our personal well-being. Something else is always more important, but […]

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Goodbye Major Tom

January 15, 2016 7:48 pm2 comments
Goodbye Major Tom

Dilated, towering, charged with sex, glammed and electric amongst sweat and tears, mystery and ecstasy; this carnal vessel of your own creation. A secret junkie friend, to confide in through the dark times. A beacon of pure cosmic rays, you blast through the enigma of ambiguity and play all the […]

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Woman of the Year: Why Glamour Made the Correct Decision

November 30, 2015 8:21 pm0 comments
Woman of the Year: Why Glamour Made the Correct Decision

Recently, the husband of a police officer who died during 9/11 decided to return her Glamour “Woman of the Year” award. This is because Caitlyn Jenner was recognised with the same award, which Moira Smith’s husband James disagreed with. Moira Smith’s heroic actions no doubt made her a justified recipient […]

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Samhain or Halloween, What Is Your Choice?

October 30, 2015 9:00 am1 comment
Samhain or Halloween, What Is Your Choice?

It’s almost that time of year again when everyone will be embracing ‘spooky season’, well that is what I call it anyway. Children, and Adults too, all get geared up and wear scary clothes and do their best to give others the fright of their life, just so they can […]

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Old Enough But Young Enough – The Truth About Your Mid Twenties

October 25, 2015 9:41 pm0 comments
Old Enough But Young Enough – The Truth About Your Mid Twenties

The mid twenties: one of life’s most intriguing stepping-stones. Old enough to take out a mortgage, young enough to still reside in your mum’s house. Old enough to make an informed vote in the election, young enough to ponder over what David Cameron does all day. Old enough to enjoy […]

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A handful of honest “heads-up”s I wish I had been given before university

October 11, 2015 3:41 pm0 comments
A handful of honest “heads-up”s I wish I had been given before university

As many of your friends, family and probably the majority of the internet may have voiced to you, university is widely known as a life changing and reaffirming time in which you discover your true self, take on eye opening experiences, and make friendships that last a life time – […]

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