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Summer Heat on the Tip of the Tongue

Readers, your quest towards Hot Girl Summer is incomplete without capsaicin. Run-of-the-mill summer recipes are heavy on sugar, acid, and ice, dominated by freezer-ready desserts,...

Deconstructing ‘Hot Girl Summer’

Is Hot Girl Summer only Hot Girl Summer if the world and its wife are there to bear witness?
Two orange drinks sit in sunlight, surrounded by ingredients

Sipping in the sun

Though I’ve lived in England for most of my life, when I was but a small child my father had a mid-life crisis and...

Ode to the Sunflowers my Dad bought for me

"You – yellow in 5 Acts, yellow in division to make up a whole – belong to the morning"

Thirsting for a heatwave

"In the end, the same heatwave can inspire lewd lyrics or thoughts of doom and global warming."


"Raised in the endless, relentless summer of tropical living, snapshots of summer swamp my memories of childhood – beachside days, aching sunburns, blond locks tainted unflatteringly green by chlorinated pools."

On my white window ledge

'Now I see them yield to the light, papery and, with old age, translucent.'

Confessions of an (un)qualified Au Pair

“Don’t you dare cry. Don’t let them see a chink in your armour,” I told myself. Commands, negotiations and bribes had failed miserably, simply falling on...

Vita and Virginia (2019)- Review

"...probably best left a source of nice stills and Pinterest GIFs."

What makes a good remake?

From complete overhauls to animation updates, then, what is it that an audience actually want from a remake?