The Resonating Catharsis Of Megg, Mogg And Owl

Originally published on Off Campus

The Meg and Mog stories were a series of children’s picture books written by Helen Nicoll and illustrated by Jan Pieńkowski. First published in 1972, they were about the tales of Meg the witch, her stripy black cat Mog, and their friend Owl. Their simple designs, bold colours and cheeky shenanigans make them instantly cherishable by children.

Simon Hanselmann’s Megg, Mogg and Owl takes all those sweet and wholesome feelings the Helen Nicol books evoke, douses them in alcohol and sets them on fire. The fairytale has ended, and Hanselmann has hit us with cold, hard reality. Continue reading “The Resonating Catharsis Of Megg, Mogg And Owl”

Daisy Jeffery school strike for climate interview with Kat Vella.

Daisy Jeffrey is an inspiring young person, she has a fire behind her which fuels change. Daisy’s determination to make a difference in not just her own life but the lives of everyone living on the planet is a quality

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Behind The Beauty

Originally published on Off Campus

As we colour our eyelids, massage in moisturiser, ruby up our lips and even wash our hair, some of us are completely oblivious to the manufacturing process of our cosmetic products. There is a dark side to our daily routines; many companies choose to test their products on animals. By using them we are, however unwittingly, contributing to the continuation of this practice. Knowledge is power when it comes to the inner workings of what your favourite companies aren’t telling you. Whatever stance you take on animal testing, as consumers, we should not tolerate being in the dark to exactly what goes into stocking out bathroom cabinets.

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