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4 Interesting Jobs in the TV & Movie Industry

4 Interesting Jobs in the TV & Movie Industry

When we think about the lifestyle, we’re usually considering only the car we drive, the clubs we hang out in, and the clothes we wear. But when you think about it, we spend more time at our jobs than we do living our life. It stands to reason that we should try to make sure we have an interesting role...

Exclusive interview: Charlie Weaving managing partner of Foxhole Holdings

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Charlie Weaving is an inspirational character with a story to tell. You may not have heard of Foxhole Holdings but I could probably bet my house that you have heard of some of his ventures. What ventures, I hear you ask... STK Ibiza, Oceana Beach Club... Are the bells ringing now? Of course they are. Even if you haven't been...

How to steal my job: Ben Kouijzer – Live Agent at United Talent Agency

Ben Kouijzer is a Live Music Agent at United Talent Agency, a premier global talent and literary agency representing many of the world's most acclaimed figures in every current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including motion pictures, television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theatre, video games, fine art and live entertainment. Kouijzer works in the music division which...

Lessons I learnt when I started living life on the road

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It’s been since April when I decided to leave my home in Sydney and start ride-sharing around Australia, living in vans and relying on the generosity of human kindness to take me into their homes through Couchsurfing. I’ve learnt so many things along the way like how little I need to survive and how I can sustain my business whilst...

Anatomy of a primary school teacher

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The role of a school teacher is an important one. It’s there to give our children the best start in life, and you’d definitely want to know more about the person with such a big influence in your child’s life. Studies show that having a better parent-teacher relationship can contribute to your child’s success at school – amazing news! Spending all day...

How To Steal My Job: Art Director at Men’s Fitness Magazine

Creativity, forward thinking and a passion for design & photo shoots are some of the skills needed to be an Art Director of a magazine. Ped Millichamp, is that person. We spoke to Ped, about his role at Men's Health Magazine and how we can steal his job. Name: Ped Millichamp Job Title: Art Director Company: Men's Fitness magazine What does your job role entail? I oversee the design of the...

5 ways the Black Lives Matters movement is likely counterproductive

As a young person of colour living in ground zero (southern United States), the long and sordid history of injustices and prejudices toward people of colour is common knowledge. In fact, so long the history of iniquities toward POC have been, that it has managed to weave itself into and shape the way society behaves toward POC (people of colour) today. And...

How To Steal My Job: Diamond, Jewellery Buyer & Merchandiser at Beaverbrooks

Mention the words 'Diamond' & 'Jewellery' and most people's heads will pop up like a Meerkat. Now try to imagine what it would be like to be a Diamond and Jewellery Buyer and Merchandiser. Sounds pretty exciting doesn't it? Well you need not imagine anymore, as we have spoken to Lorna Burhouse from Beaverbrooks the Jewellers which happen to have 67...

How To Steal My Job: Head of News at University of Derby

From Politics to Zombies, press releases to photo ops, this is the life of the Head of News, Alice Oliver at University of Derby. While some of us wait years for that final day to come, when we leave uni and enter the real world, some people go back and work within the university setting using their key skills, knowledge...

The One Night Stand – ‘In defense of not staying over’

I recently read an article that preached that it is antisocial and somewhat pathetic to not be able to stick around for small talk and snoozing after you've gone back to a stranger's for a shag. "Jesus Christ" I whisper in shock; casual fucks have always been the epitome of my social life, and now I'm being told it doesn't even...

What actually are daddy issues?

'Daddy issues' is a term that's thrown around a lot these days, particularly in this online culture where keyboard warriors will turn to any old trending insult if they're too ignorant to come up with a reasonable argument... So we hear this phrase 'daddy issues' all the time, but what does an issue with one's father actually demonstrate as? The only...

Body Issues: How to tighten a Loose Vagina – The Breakdown

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Highlighting the problem of a Loose Vagina that many women suffer from (often in silence) is not an easy task. A loose vagina is often a result old age, childbirth or other factors causing them to have a weakened pelvic floor which reduces vaginal sensations. Sex toy specialist Carvaka Sex Toys often receive queries from women looking specifically for larger vibrators because they...

10 ways to spot a fuckboy in his natural habitat

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Spotting a fuckboy in his natural habitat can be difficult. FB's as we're going to call them, have learnt to evolve and often manage to disguise themselves as mates, or eligible partners. Sooner or later though, unless you're otherwise involved with an unusually advanced Fuckboy, an intelligent one, their web of fuckboydom will begin to unravel, one navy roll neck at a...

When is Casual Sex casual?

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I've always been an enthusiastic ambassador of casual sex! Not only do I boast my hilariously outrageous stories, but I also advise and encourage that my friends and readers get our there and enjoy some no-strings-attached orgasmic triumphs! However, I think a lot of people who are blurting their casual sex-conquests are actually confused as to what 'casual sex' is,...

Why it’s ok to let certain friendships go

Friendships can be a lot of like relationships. Sometimes I wish it was like the TV show Friends but in reality we don’t all stay connected and faff about in a coffee shop. I mean you spend so much time with each other, learn to proper get to know each other, and you immerse yourselves in each others lives. There...

Amalie Have the Scandinavian girl teaches us to embrace our curves

Danish girl Amalie Have's refreshing images of herself and her body with an intention to create awareness about the beauty of curves is far more stimulating than the celebrities around the globe uploading naked pictures on Instagram. Amalie Have aka scandinaviandreamgurl on instagram is breaking the stereotype of the ‘perfect body’ and she does it in a way to encourage others to do the...

Lingerie brands are supporting bizarre ‘lingerie football league’ in quest for gender equality

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Over 60 international labels including Panache and DKNY have jumped on the equality bandwagon for a Lingerie Football League who, yes you guessed it, play football in their underwear. The team is made up of 14 women whose aim is to generate media coverage and public interest in women’s football. Wouldn’t that be something? Luckily for them, sexualized women have been...

Sex, censorship and Feminism – Trouble with the F Word

We wanted to share with you a podcast where the Director Vanessa Pellegrin is answering the questions of Jerry Barnett, the author of the Sex and censorship campaign. Jerry Barnett is representing a group of sex workers who feel really ostracized by feminists organizations in this country. We have followed them during the last two years, debating with radical feminists and protesting against...

Is Beyoncé’s appropriation of Desi culture a signal of global identity crisis?

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  Beyoncé and Coldplay have become the latest high profile artists to be involved in a heated debate on cultural appropriation. Both have been accused of idealising India as an exotic playground in the music video for Hymn For The Weekend. The video features the British band performing at the Holi festival in Mumbai, while Beyoncé is depicted as an alluring Bollywood...

International Women’s Day – Our Women of Inspiration

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Today is the day we celebrate women on International Women's Day. Some would say that one day isn't nowhere near as much time for us to celebrate women all over the world, but at least we have once. We made a conscious decision to not all choose our mums, as we just celebrated them 2 days ago on the 6th march...

How to steal my job: Dr Deepa Apte Director of Ayurveda Pura London

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Ayurveda Pura is founded on Ayurveda the ancient holistic health system of India, which provides for excellent health, both physical and mental, by creating harmony between a person's body and nature. We spoke to Dr Deepa Apte Director of Ayurveda Pura London, to find out exactly what her job entails and what experience we would need to have a job like hers. What does your job role entail? Here...

Top tips for the ignorant and incompetent traveller

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Where some trek the Andes with all the confidence of a mountain goat, you stumble along them like Bukowski competing in an obstacle course. Where uber-cool tourists sporting berets can, in perfect lingua franca, order a glass of Hacienda Merlot from a French waiter, you’re more likely to point at the menu shouting, “That one!” until the waiter walks away...

Why Valentines Day is the absolute worst

Valentines Day

To some, Valentines Day is an occasional landmark: a prime opportunity to show love for another via the medium of tacky cards, blow up hearts and that fine Belgian confectionary, Guylian chocolate. For others, Valentines Day is a bit like having your eyeballs tattooed: expensive, painful and pretty unnecessary. This Valentines Day, women everywhere will wear lacy red or black lingerie, whilst their dates...

How I afford to travel – The Breakdown

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It’s a question almost everyone asks me everyday of my life. Mostly they think I am just constantly going on holidays but they never see the sacrifices that I make to be able to visit different countries. You know that coffee that you have to drink every day? Well, I don’t drink coffee. What about shopping you say? I am...

What dating is like when you’re 27

Alright, the younger me would have never admitted this, but dating becomes harder when you’re older. Back then it felt like you met a lad, he was cool, you were cool so you decided to be super cool together and boom, relationship. Nowadays, you are stuck being hit on by men who may or may not be married, in an...

11 facts about mental health

11 facts about mental health

Today the Prime Minister spoke about the importance of mental health, saying he believed we can “begin a much-needed revolution for mental health treatment in Britain”. Attitudes about mental health are changing for the better, but there are a lot of misunderstandings out there. Here are some facts: There’s a big difference between “feeling down” and having depression… Part of the better...

Why I’m still wearing the dress I was raped in?

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On a solo trip to Costa Rica, the unimaginable happened to Scandinavian activist Amalie Have. After a night out partying she came back to her hostel where she stayed in a tent and a gentleman who she had met at the party came in and raped her. The series of events went quite quickly and soon after she took him...

How to steal my job: Kirsty Gallagher, International Yoga Teacher

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There isn't many jobs that can claim a Zen-like lifestyle and work environment, however Kirsty Gallagher has a job that most of us would love to have. Forget the hustle and bustle, the fast-paced rushing around like a headless chicken, the constant rat race and the thrills and spills of the office environment. If you're a free spirit and want to...

Aspen Matis: ‘ My rape was not the end of everything; it was the beginning of something bigger.’

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On her second night at Colorado College, Aspen Matis was sexually assaulted by a fellow student. What she did next, many may find unfathomable: she asked her attacker to stay the night. Accused of fabricating the assault by both the college and her attacker, Matis dropped out and embarked on a cleansing 2,650-mile trek from Mexico to Canada, along the...

Guest Blog: Roslyn Griner talks body image, fashion and the plus size industry

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The plus-size market is experiencing a not so quiet revolution. For a very long time the conversation about plus-size fashion was closed off to those in the community, and it wasn’t a topic of interest for a lot of press or those in the fashion industry as a whole. In 2015 we saw more of a dialogue in mainstream media...

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