AND HOW MANY TOTE BAGS DO YOU HAVE?

All credits in the image – It is impossible to find a person who does not own a tote bag. Everyone I know has at least one, but usually having just a single tote bag is an exception and most people have at least three different ones. Each tote bag is unique, it has itsContinue reading “AND HOW MANY TOTE BAGS DO YOU HAVE?”

Holiday Traditions

If you love the holiday season as much as I do, you probably have been feeling that the Christmas season has been upon us for a long time now. As the weather gets colder and we settle into holiday mode, you might start to watch some Christmas movies, carelessly enjoy a delicious cup of hotContinue reading “Holiday Traditions”

Our Holiday Recommendations

For this not-so-cheery (rather gloomy) holiday season, our Writer’s Block authors have put together a compilation of movies and series that will certainly put you into a festive mood. So grab your hot chocolate, candy canes and a cozy blanket (because baby, it’s cold outside) and get ready to fill the remaining days of theContinue reading “Our Holiday Recommendations”

You Only Need To Start

I bet that you, the person who is reading this right now, have at some point in your life thought about starting yoga. This might be because it interests you, has benefits for you or maybe because it was advised by your doctor. I myself, have been thinking of starting because of its benefits forContinue reading “You Only Need To Start”

“Scarily Accurate” TikTok Tarot Readings

Image © Flutes Loot – A deep dive on the internet and a good conversation with like-minded friends and you might end up here: WitchTok—the spiritual side of TikTok that will turn even sceptics into semi-believers. The TikTok algorithm is made up of several different categories and genres that are as specific as they canContinue reading ““Scarily Accurate” TikTok Tarot Readings”

Amid the crises: mutual aid as a response in the decade of immanent collapse

We are entering the second Holiday season since the pandemic hit us. We are also about to enter a brand new year, where, again, the uncertainty of the pandemic is still shivering down our spines. We know that this nightmare is most likely far from over. What’s worse is that the pandemic is not theContinue reading “Amid the crises: mutual aid as a response in the decade of immanent collapse”

Supercut and nostalgia

Credits in image – Being a media student, I could pretend I have always been well aware of what a supercut is. Still, that would be a lie. It was only a few weeks ago that I decided to look up the definition of this word.  According to the Oxford Languages dictionary, a supercut isContinue reading “Supercut and nostalgia”

How Sex Education Season 3 Opens Up A Discussion About The Gay Scene In African Societies

Trigger warning: mentions of hate crimes towards lgbtq+ members – I believe (almost) everyone has caught up with the new season of the well-known Netflix series Sex Education. But just in case you haven’t yet, or perhaps are waiting to watch it until a later date (or not), here’s your SPOILER WARNING. I will beContinue reading “How Sex Education Season 3 Opens Up A Discussion About The Gay Scene In African Societies”

Adventure Comics, Exoticism, and Nostalgia. Part 1: Scrooge McDuck

Up until the age of sixteen (or thereabouts) reading for fun meant reading comics. I grew up on the Belgian classics of Tintin, Asterix, Suske & Wiske, on the weekly Dutch magazine Donald Duck, on Jim Davis’ Garfield. The list goes on, but you get the picture. Many of these comicstrips have lost the allureContinue reading “Adventure Comics, Exoticism, and Nostalgia. Part 1: Scrooge McDuck”

The Rise Of Måneskin And Why It Matters

Photo credit @etro/ Instagram – To someone who isn’t deep into Italian music (and I’m guessing the majority of the people reading this aren’t) the name Måneskin is probably new, or at least a very recent discovery. I doubt many people outside of Italy had ever heard of the band before 2021.Yet Damiano David (voice),Continue reading “The Rise Of Måneskin And Why It Matters”