Thursday, May 25, 2017

Blonde’s Eye View

This may be our Health & Beauty issue, but I would like to use it as a chance to argue that there can be something very unhealthy about the beautiful people of St Andrews... Big Brother is watching you, or rather that man in the corner is, the one with the giant camera welded to his face. Quickly, suck your...

A Blonde’s Eye View

I go and stand on my street corner. Come rain or shine, there I am, offering the punters an enticing, warm smile, even though I would rather be tucked up in bed. As I trudge along the road, I remind myself that I am doing it to give me a financially stable future. However, this isn’t Pretty Woman (despite my...

A Blondeseye View

During Reading Week, I did an internship at The Herald newspaper through in Glasgow. Informative and fascinating as it was, this was not the life-changing event I experienced in November. No, it was settling down on my sofa at home in Edinburgh and watching television. “Oh God,” I hear you cry, “I knew Melissa needed to get out more,...

A Blonde’s Eye View

Ralph Fiennes leans towards his swaddled, dying lover and breathes, “I promise I’ll come back for you. I promise I’ll never leave you.” Imagine if he had said, “I might come back for you… if that hot piece of ass in Cairo isn’t up for a bit of action.” Surely, The English Patient would have lost a lot of...
It is the greatest scourge of our times; full-grown men are defenceless against its pleasures, housewives fit in a quick session before the children come home and even grandmothers are addicted to its dark forces. Lash me to the mast- I can only be talking about the sirens of dailymail.co.uk. Educated as we are, it seems like none of us...
I am no doctor but, if this whole ‘getting a real job’ thing does not work out, I might pretend to be one in a vulnerable South American country. Anyway, despite my lack of medical experience, I would venture a guess that St Andrews exhibits a phenomenon called ‘sanity by default’. Has the return to academic reading proven too...
I never thought I would say this, but I think Cameron Diaz may be my new role model, in all her pouty, well-preserved glory. No- not for her innovative recycling of bodily fluids as hair gel in There’s Something About Mary. Why that never caught on is really beyond me, especially in the eco-conscious age we live in. Rather,...