The central, most essential idea surrounding ‘toxic masculinity’ is that of the ‘alpha-male’, who seeks to dominate, belittle, and ‘beat’ those weaker than him. While it’s unlikely that the executives of the UFC are purposefully propagating the characteristics of potentially destructive forms of manhood, the harm done by damaged men to themselves and their communities is one of the great problems of our time.Read More
In this first instalment of Sundry Style, interiews with prominent stylish folk, Osian chats with Mordechai Rubinstein. Mordechai is a fashion documentarian whose work has been featured in magazines such as GQ and Esquire.
Viewing celebrities as the sum total of the struggles they faced strips them of their nuance and their complexities. Their life becomes a tragedy in five acts, one we don’t fully engage with.
Safe to say that in my first year, I’ve experienced a fair bit of teasing over how practically useful my degree is. I’m still tempted to wander into a bar and order vinum. Even my own mother enjoys ribbing me about the great contribution I’m making to society and bemoans the fact I’m still useless at University Challenge.
The earlier you start the better… if you choose to invest in pension funds, your money will have longer to grow and may see better returns in the future. The most attractive reason for starting early, for me at least, is the possibility of retiring younger.
Two major advantages of home workouts are their flexibility and convenience; you can do them from anywhere, at any time, without factoring in travelling to the gym. This makes them perfect for our eventual return to Oxford. A gym however has far more on offer and there’s something about being in a space dedicated to exercise that allows for better focus.
Through trying out recipes from Le Caprice and Pret, Katharine Spurrier reflects on attempting restaurant cooking at home and what might be missing from this experience.
What better way to welcome our writers than through some Desert Island Picks? Get to know columnists Chris and Flora through what they would take with them if they were marooned in the middle of nowhere.
What better way to welcome our writers than through some Desert Island Picks? Get to know columnists Alannah and William through what they would take with them if they were marooned in the middle of nowhere.
Katie finds herself unexpectedly relocated to Northern Ireland this summer and reflects on the changes this has brought into her life.