Benevolence Within…

The heart beats for them around Compassionate eyes soft and brown Heart sinks when sorrow tales begin But where lies the compassion within? Around us, every day, we come across instances of kindness,  because yes humanity still prevails and yes, no matter how cruel the world seems to be there is still shreds of good inContinue reading “Benevolence Within…”

The Deadly Music at Astroworld

Content Warning: Mentions of violence, deaths, and other sensitives present in the article. Reader discretion is advised. A music festival is meant to be a place where fans from different places come together to enjoy the music. What started as a standard music festival turned into something that no one anticipated. On the 05th ofContinue reading “The Deadly Music at Astroworld”

The Power of Music

Everyone has, at least once in their life, had an earworm. No, I do not mean a parasitic invertebrate, making a humble abode in the crevices of your ear, I mean the incessant repetition of a catchy tune, a melody that lives rent-free in your head until another one takes its place. Most have experiencedContinue reading “The Power of Music”

GirlUp Sydney’s Recommendations For Women-Driven Songs

Songs just have a unique way of resonating with us by evoking our innermost emotions. As women, some emotions we face include demotivation, or annoyance at society, or just the need for that extra dose of hype in life. Whatever be your mood, the below much-loved songs got your back! Girl on Fire by AliciaContinue reading “GirlUp Sydney’s Recommendations For Women-Driven Songs”

GirlUp Sydney’s Recommendations for Women-Driven Shows

“Umm, what new series do I watch?” is a question we often ask ourselves. Here are some recommendations, about some female-driven shows that are entertaining, gripping, and above all, a celebration of how women make their lives better for themselves.  The Bold Type This show is about 3 women who work for a company thatContinue reading “GirlUp Sydney’s Recommendations for Women-Driven Shows”

Inspiring Women Icons in Real Life and On the Screen

Note: This article is divided into 2 parts: Part 1 is “Of Fan Favourites and Modern Womanhood” and Part 2 is “Inspiring Women Icons”. Part 1 – Of Fan Favourites and Modern Womanhood:  Most of us love Friends and Brooklyn 99. These shows, as loved for their comedy, also offered a pretty intriguing glimpse intoContinue reading “Inspiring Women Icons in Real Life and On the Screen”

The Fall of the Glorious Manchester United

Manchester United is a prestigious football club in the country of England that was founded back in 1878. When you hear Manchester United all you hear is glory and how much of a decorated club they are in England, if not the best club in England then definitely one of the best clubs in Europe.Continue reading “The Fall of the Glorious Manchester United”

The Nuances and Errors of Netflix Translations

“Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.” Director Bong Joon-ho, as he accepted his best picture Oscar for Parasite in 2020, in a not-so-subtle dig at the dominance of English language content. One of the biggest streaming services in the world, Netflix, has beenContinue reading “The Nuances and Errors of Netflix Translations”

Gendered Morality by Zahra Ayubi – A Review

Summary: Zahra Ayubi’s book examines the gendered ethics of 3 pivotal works in Islamic ethical thought. Throughout the book, she establishes that these works are intrinsically demeaning to women and men of social classes and that they rather promote a vision of an ethical society built by and enforced by elite men. Such a hierarchyContinue reading “Gendered Morality by Zahra Ayubi – A Review”

Where Women Belong…

Beginning with the suffragettes and continuing with modern-day feminists, women and their allies have battled long and hard for their right to “belong”. Whether it was the right to vote or to occupy public office. As a result, a growing number of nations, like New Zealand (in 1893) and Saudi Arabia (in 2015), have grantedContinue reading “Where Women Belong…”