As a former English tutor, Shinae has seen the impact of the "no time to read" attitude. But literacy should be at the centre of our culture. And what better literature to champion than those with female authors.
On Single Mothers
Why I Write: Shinae’s Story
Shinae knows she has a lot to learn about writing. But she also knows that "writing is freedom" - and so it is only fitting that her work focuses on inequality.
Godard’s 1966 film ‘Masculin Feminin’ is a Postmodern Masterpiece
Lana Del Rey and the Dreams of a Generation
The Personality Industry
On zodiacs, horoscopes and personality tests I’m an Aquarius. According to one website, Aquarians are “progressive, original, independent, humanitarian”. We like intellectual conversations, helping others and having fun with our friends. Likewise, Astrology.com points to a humanitarian streak and a keen interest in “making the world a better place”. If I had been born five… Continue reading The Personality Industry
Against Hustle Culture
Art by Sarvika Mishra “Work”, Khalil Gibran writes, “is love made visible”. This quote comes from the much-celebrated book The Prophet which centres around a fictional prophet, who, facing impending departure to his home country, shares advice on love, work, marriage, parenting and more. I was on my lunch break when I read the section… Continue reading Against Hustle Culture