by Jess
Circa 1996 I'd have been sat in my final class of the day right about now, wishing my final fifteen minutes of spellings away so I could rush home for the weekend. Now those among you who fall into the mid to late twenties category will know the true excitement that came with the pending weekend and all of the TV gold that went along with it... 1. Gladiators On researching this article I now see how wrong those costumes actually were...on oh so many levels. Nevertheless, I was obsessed with Gladiators. Poised on my bean bag, and my dinner balanced on my knee (soz mum) in the words of John Anderson I was 'ready'. 2. Blind Date Oh yes, Cilla and 'our Graham' were also a firm fave. In fact, Cilla taught me a lot as a pre teen: a) I was proud to be a Scouser b) Dating was going to be tough game without Graham to help me out one day c) Gary from Birmingham wasn't as overjoyed with his choice when it was revealed his date (Tracey from Stoke) was wearing all of that velvet. Looks aren't everything, but outfit choice is key. 3. Baywatch The second that theme tune begun I would sprint to the sofa. I'm not ashamed to say I actually wanted to be Pamela Anderson, and probs had a crush on the
by Jess
The countdown is on people! Whilst those organised (and smug) few among us have all of their loved ones presents wrapped and safely nestled under their wouldn't-look-out-of-place-in-a-shop-window Christmas tree, I am reppin' for those of us who are yet to even write a list of who to buy for. Yes. If you are yet to battle the Christmas crowds, figure out what a hover board is (and get your head around the fact that someone actually invented them and whether it's safe for your best friend's boyfriend's nie
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by Jess
Coming home for Christmas is arguably one of the best feelings in the entire world. The anticipation of seeing your friends, exchanging gifts, (more importantly exchanging the latest gossip about a mutual friend’s dalliances on Tinder) your childhood room, and just being HOME with the promise of your mum’s Christmas dinner makes for a very exciting time. However this year was different. After spending six months abroad sunning myself in South of France and studying in Toronto, I hadn’t seen ‘him’ for a long time. He, (
by Jess
The winter months can be harsh on your skin. Ok, so maybe I sound like an advert for [insert-ubiquitous-beauty-brand-name-here], but it's true. Central heating, sweating on the tube and facing sub zero temps on the walk to work can all be a b*tch. P
by Jess
Still reeling from the shock of Taylor Swift's tragic all category loss, Harry Styles' full on floral suit and Nicki Minaj firing shady looks all over the show; we can definitely report that last night’s AMAs delivered on drama! Change of a dressBes