• Missguided or Miss-Guiding Customers? A review of the C4’s Inside Missguided: Made in Manchester

    August 28, 2020

    “Fast fashion – that’s our culture. Bigger, better, faster, sicker.” This phrase  became the slogan of Channel 4’s new documentary Inside Missguided: Made in Manchester, a four part series which followed the “220 badass bitches” at the top of Missguided. In one episode of the show, a red flag arises when a Missguided buyer haggles…

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  • I’ve Graduated: What’s Next?

    August 25, 2020

    Recently I finished my undergraduate degree, and so whilst I figure out what I want to do next, feel like I’m on the threshold of the ‘real world’, as I have no solid plans of what I am going to do next. Throughout my whole life, the next step has always been planned: after GCSE’s I…

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  • Earth Overshoot Day 2020

    August 23, 2020

    Today is Earth Overshoot Day, the point where scientists say humanity has burned through all the natural resources that the planet can replenish for 2020. . For the rest of the year, we’re in overshoot. The international research organisation Global Footprint Network, which has been calculating this date since 1970, has found that the date…

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  • How the Government plans to slim down the UK in the midst of COVID-19

    August 3, 2020

    Last week the Government announced its plan this week to tackle obesity in Britain, by encouraging overweight people to lose five pounds. They claim this will save the NHS £100 million and help lower their risk of dying from coronavirus. As well as banning junk food adverts before 9pm and launching a weight loss app,…

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