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What big eyes you have...let me eat you

What big eyes you have...let me eat you!
A familiar story? Red Riding Hood, yes. What I am referring to however is Foster the People's latest music video to their hit song 'Best Friend'. The video tells the tale of a new-to-the-business supermodel trying to make her way in the world of modelling. She envies other models around her, and is granted the power to eat these poor girls in order to steal the feature she desires from them...for example, big eyes. By the end of the video, the poor girl looks horrific and ends up making a fool of herself and throwing up on the catwalk. Needless to say that was the end of her career.
Despite the upbeat tune and postmodern video to accompany it, the song actually carries a very relevant deeper meaning that is completely topical in the era that we are living. The basic message of the song? Be yourself. And as simple as this message is, it's so so important to live by. Nowadays, young teenagers- mainly girls, but boys too- are const…

When life hands you lemons, pour a shot of tequila

Life is not always easy. In fact, it's rarely easy. It's common knowledge that as soon as things in your life start to look up, bad fortune creeps up on you when you least expect it too and ruins some other part of your life. Right now, things are looking up for me greatly. Whilst trying to kickstart my career in journalism/radio presenting, I have found myself stumbling upon the opportunity to cohost a local radio show once a week, permanently. Obviously I am thrilled with this opportunity- it's an excellent way to get my foot on the first rung of the ladder that leads it's way up to my dream job (a radio 1 dj...more on that later).
  I've also been trying to get myself in shape. Being on a 4 month summer break from school has not been healthy. In fact, it has consisted mostly of sleeping, eating and drinking (the alcoholic kind of beverage of course...damn those empty calories!). My main source of exercise has been Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred, and let me tell y…