Categories
Society

Rainbows… but mostly rain, oh and a car

I realise in writing this that I am doing myself no favours in dispelling the rumours that we are the outraged generation. Millennials are supposedly always attaching themselves to some cause or another and ever on the lookout for politically incorrect instances and phrases that ‘trigger’ us. However, this is not that. This is simply […]

Categories
Society

Your advert is not a meme

Whilst sat on an EasyJet flight to Sardinia last week I was faced with the rather egregious advertisement on the back of the seat in front of me: I can assure you, as someone who just spent the past hour crammed into a seat with just 29 inches of leg space, I was not “livin’ […]

Categories
Society

Do we still suffer from FOMO?

    ‘FOMO: anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website.’ In 2013, FOMO was added to the Oxford English dictionary. Once again I was late to ball as I only noticed its infiltration into popular culture and discourse in 2014 whilst coming […]