The Fall and Rise of Taylor Swift

With her long legs, blonde hair and Instagram full of cats, it is easy to recognize Taylor Swift as the super-star she is today; her songs are catchy, her style is pretty and her brand is on point. However, this hasn’t always the case; the main stream media remained largely sexist towards Taylor in her former years and would only question her on her choice of men. Taylor herself, being of a younger age, seemed to only have eyes for boys and her songs solely focused on romance and the betrayal of other women. Despite this, the singer has progressed and evolved in one of the harshest industries since the young age of 14 and the internet has noticed.

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RIP Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman RIP

Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.

– Alan Rickman.
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Things I Learned in Therapy

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As mentioned before, I had a year of new experiences in 2015, one of which was going to therapy. Now, I am lucky enough to say that this new experience was not due to tragedy or trauma; I lead a charmed life filled with friends, family and security but I firmly believe that everyone could do with a mental health check up from time to time. So to start the year right, here are the things I learned in therapy:

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Golden Globes 2016

Last night the 2016 Golden Globes were hosted by the always inappropriate and mostly hilarious Ricky Gervais. Below are a list of all the movie winners along with beautiful photos from the Golden Globes’Instagram.

BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA
The Revenant

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David Bowie – Rest in Peace

Goodbye David Bowie. You were our Thin White Juke, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane and now our Starman.

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I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I thought, “Fuck that. I want to be a superhuman. – David Bowie

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Making A Murderer: Life After Avery

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If, like me, you spent the entire week glued to your laptop watching Making a Murderer, you may be feeling a little too sleep deprived to be going out this weekend. A Saturday night in with the TV sounds perfect, but what is there to watch now that Steve Avery has gone from our lives? Here’s the list to save your weekend:

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BAFTA NOMINEES

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The 2016 BAFTA Nominations have been announced and they are rife with Irish talent! Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for Best Actress for her stunning Brooklyn, Michael Fassbender is up for Best Leading Actor in Jobs and LennyAbrahamson’s Room has two nominations while Colin Farrell’s The Lobster has one. However, the real Irish man of the hour may be Domhnall Gleeson; the actor was nominated for no awards himself but he has starred in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, BrooklynEx-Machina and The Revenant, all of which have been nominated at this years awards. All these nominations and more have been listed below.

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Drunk and Disappointed on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve. Does anyone like it? I’ve rarely enjoyed the night and found every countdown to be anti-climatic. People likes to mark the end of the year with a kiss and a cheers and hope that life will change in the morning. I, on the other hand, have spent most new year’s eve drunk and disappointed.

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