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An ode to the tenderly fierce women: Musical influence from The Staves and Laura Marling.

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.

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The daunting purgatory between graduation and the rest of your life: Finishing University

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