“Now with a slew of functions like convection baking, speed-heating and steaming, microwaves are a Meet-the-Robinsons-esque invention that belong in the technicolour hall of fame of Future Optimism. Why not? It fits aptly in our hedonistic heaven of self-driving cars, late-night food deliveries, laser discoteques and refrigerators with the ice cube makers built in. The roaring 20’s 2.0.”
- Winnie Lee shares with us a passionate ode to the microwave, praising its subtle beauties and endearing temperaments.
Fashion editor Will Ritchie misses the time when he could meet up with friends over coffee and have a good chat about nothing and everything. In hopes of curing his craving and ours, he reached out to some friends and got their opinions on topics important to them -including cowboy boots, astrology, Justin Timberlake and more.
"This is not a period drama, and Hasidic Judaism is not some ancient religion; these are real people in the here-and-now...Unorthodox showcases a new way of looking at and talking about religion, neither damning its devout followers nor objectifying its brave defectors." -Arts and Culture editor Joseph Hewlett-Hall reviews Netflix’s latest inhouse drama, 'Unorthodox'.
"I know it’s tempting to complete work from home in your pyjamas - I’m doing it right now. But great style can bring joy even to the greyest of situations." - Fashion editor Will Ritchie shares with us his biggest fashion inspiration when spending time at home due to corona virus.
"The film’s patent loyalty to the female gaze signifies a new beginning for film...Sciamma helps set an example for female representation and leaves room for further discussion." - Arts & Culture editor Gabriella Persia discusses some of the the cinematic tropes challenged and transformed by writer and director Céline Sciamma in her film ‘Portrait with a Lady on Fire’.