How music helped my autistic sister feel confident – 17/07/2020 for Fuzzy Music

"Live music became something to calm her, but more importantly, it lessened the distinction between her and others without learning disabilities." My autistic sister is quiet and a little shy, but she loves a good tune. I’ve been an avid music lover all my life, attending gigs and spending obscene amounts of money on band …

‘This invasion of privacy makes me sick to my stomach’ – 03/12/19

Grace Millane was murdered last December. Her killer claimed it was an accident, the result of BDSM gone wrong. Many media organisations have used the personal details of her sex life to sell papers and garner clicks. This invasion of privacy makes me sick to my stomach. Ms Millane’s disappearance sparked international attention, and now …

This beef ban is udderly undemocratic – 19/11/19

As a result of a union council vote, the sale of beef in uea(su) has been banned. Consequently, Unio, shop(su) and bar(su) will no longer sell products with beef in them in an attempt to reduce the university’s environmental footprint. Unfortunately, this decision was made without sufficient consultation to the wider student body. It’s an …

Blair vs. Neil: party politics need to leave the ref debate – 22/10/19

The Andrew Neil Show featured an interview with former Prime Minister Tony Blair. My initial impressions of Mr Blair were not positive. Perhaps this was because I had only seen photos of Mr Blair whilst he was in office, but I was shocked by how much he had aged and was looking increasingly more like …