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Fate: The Winx Saga

Rating: ⭐⭐ Winx Club first aired in Italy in 2004, and since then, we have seen eight seasons, a number of specials and movies, and a spin-off series. However, on the 22nd of January, Fate: The Winx Saga was released, a reimagining of the original series for more mature audiences. Those of us who grew […]

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A sensitive depiction of trauma and healing: a review of Sarah J Maas’ A Court of Silver Flames

Note: this review contains plot spoilers. In February 2021, Sarah J Maas released the newest instalment of her A Court of Thorns and Roses series, entitled A Court of Silver Flames. Previous books followed the character of Feyre, a human girl brought to Faerie lands who was then turned into a High Fae. Readers watched her escape an […]

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Covid-19: “exaggerated” and “disproportionate” penalties for rule-breakers

Last week, England introduced a new rule that means that people travelling from 33 ‘red list’ countries will have to quarantine for ten days in government-managed hotels at a cost of £1750. As part of the enforcement of this new quarantine law, Matt Hancock announced that “anyone who lies on the passenger locator form and […]