I don’t know about you, but a huge part of my childhood was travelling to visit my Grandparents. The first 10 years of my life were spent in the back seat of my dad’s car while we all travelled up to London, and for that 2-hour journey my parents would play their old tapes and… Continue reading 10 songs to soothe your 20’s
When I was a teenager, I was filled with a lot of anguish and bitterness, and this reflected in my musical preference. I listened to a lot of The Smiths (and still do), Alterbridge and Steel Panther, and this gave me some kind of relief because they were bands with a message, however satirical those… Continue reading An ode to the tenderly fierce women: Musical influence from The Staves and Laura Marling.
Sometimes, I can remember so clearly the eight-stone chestnut blonde that left for university in Bath almost three years ago, squashed in the back seat of my dad’s Astra between a double duvet and an exercise bike. Bath may have only been fifty miles from home, but those fifty miles were mine, the bridge between… Continue reading The daunting purgatory between graduation and the rest of your life: Finishing University