As the weather is heating up (and so is the planet I might add - but that’s another blog post for another time) you wouldn’t be pronounced a fool for thinking fashion would be set to reflect this by urging you to strip down to a crop top and cute shorts as you strolled down the street enjoying the summer sun (before it explodes and kills us all - seriously, gl
So I'm fully aware this post is couple of years late but let me just say that during those years my opinions on La La Land have changed couple of times. (Also whoever wants to bring up the tweet here it is)
News of the Rohingya crisis is not new, the BBC, Sky News and other news organisations all over the world has reported on the 'ethinc cleansing' in Myanmar. Even though this humanitarian crisis is still ongoing, there are not many news reports about it at the moment. With this in mind I decided that my blog post this term should be about the diaster that is occuring in South East Asia.
The original post has been published on my personal blog, but heres an extract from it:
I’ve thought long and hard about the topic for this blog post. I’ve had a great many ideas, all of them surpassing the previous. I could have written about my friend who accidentally brought a scorpion back from her mum’s wedding in South Africa, but the BBC beat me to it. I could have ranked all the Sharknado films in order, but let’s be honest they all tie for first.
I feel like, Coronation Street expected the black community to celebrate the news of the soap having its first black family as part of the neighbourhood, for the first time in the show's 59-year history.
Am I really supposed to be jumping for joy at this news?
Honestly when I saw the tweet on my timeline, I was confused... What took so long? Are we not in the 21st Century, where supposedly everybody accepts everybody and we are actively striving for equality?