Four Christmas Markets I Loved And Two I Wouldn’t Visit Again

I love Christmas markets. Around Christmas they're my favourite festive thing to do, whether for present buying or just having a good time out with friends. I've visited a few of markets in my time, and these are my favourites and least favourites. The Four Christmas Markets I Loved Aberdeen, Scotland Aberdeen was great to …

Was Drag Race UK Worth It?

I was both excited yet nervous when Drag Race UK was announced. As much as I love Drag Race and had been enjoying what I could find of Drag Race Thailand, Drag Race was becoming too much and saturating the market, so I was concerned how Drag Race UK would fit in with that. I …

Is Hot Fuzz a Folk Horror?

While rewatching one of my favourite films, and having listened to a lot of The Evolution of Horror recently, it suddenly occurred to me that Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright, 2007) is basically a folk horror film, just with a comedic overlay. Folk horror is a dark genre, which usually derives it's horror from haunted forests, …

Do You Want To Help Primates Trapped In The UK Pet Trade?

Primates and the way they are treated are very close to my heart. I studied them intensively when I was younger, and now I have been working alongside many members of the public and Monkey World to try and rescue those trapped in the legal and illegal pet trades. I've written about STAMP It Out …

The Flaw With Zombi Child (Spoilers)

Living in London, I've been lucky enough to go to the London Film Festival every year since 2016. As expected with a film festival, while I've seen some fantastic films there, I've also seen some that I really struggled with. This year, the film I struggled with the most was Zombi Child (Bertrand Bonello, France, …