IZM: Day 24 Hair

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 24 was Hair. For me, that meant writing all about my experiences with body hair… I used to worry so much in my teenage years about the unsightly little black hairs poking out from my legs, protruding from my underarms, and when […]

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IZM: Day 17 Tea

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 17 was Tea. For me, that meant indulging in one of my favourite things… In My Teacup Today is a blog that I dip in and out of to indulge in my love for all things tea! I write reviews of the […]

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Hello, Robot

“Have you ever met a robot? From the robots we know and love, to the robot in your pocket, explore the fascinating future of robots at work, at home and in the blurring boundaries between human and machine. With new technological developments being made every day, it has never been more important to explore our […]

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Visiting Munich Jewellery Week 2019

“The Munich Jewellery Week, 13 -17 March 2019, is considered to be one of the most significant international meeting of contemporary jewellery design and is a meeting point for collectors, gallerists, curators and jewellery artists from around the world.” [source] My first visit to Munich Jewellery Week was last year as a Masters student at […]

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Too Cute: Sweet is about to get Sinister

“Artist and filmmaker Rachel Maclean examines the world of cuteness by curating works from the Arts Council Collection and Birmingham’s collection to reveal how objects and images can have the unique ability to be simultaneously sweet and yet sinister. Contemporary life is saturated by cuteness, from adult onesies to social media photo- filters, playground-like office spaces […]

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A rainy day at the V&A Dundee

Today we visited the newly opened Victoria & Albert Museum in Dundee. I had been really looking forward to getting up to Dundee to see it, so jumped at this spur of the moment opportunity when I was home for the weekend in Edinburgh… but I have to admit I was a little underwhelmed and disappointed.   […]

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