I worked as a freelance copywriter for NordicGuide.net last year.
I was the editor of Man magazine, which was created as part of the Magazine Journalism module at Kingston University.
Click the cover to see a full PDF of the dummy magazine.
"I have a head and a heart, and I try to balance them when I write"
Get off your high horse
Just last weekend I was approached in a Kingston nightclub rest room by a 20-something girl wondering if I had “got any K?” I could feel her disappointment as I mumbled “no, sorry”, and escaped into the booth.
The London Evening Standard recently published an article naming Britain the drug capital of Europe. With 68 per cent of all clubbers in the UK having tried Ketamine, the powder has earned its status “the new ecstasy”.
Fast, furious and fiercely feminine
Kamikaze Kitten has just skated through the pack, bulldozing opponents out of her way. The power of the golden hot pants can’t stop her as she continues to race to victory, with rival Lola Volkano tight on her wheels. She scores one point. Two points. The crowd is thrilled.
Welcome to roller derby, London’s most exciting underground sport. It’s aggressive, it’s ferocious, it’s full of adrenaline and it’s played by women.
Plastic surgery for men: From exception to acceptation
The number of men having plastic surgeries has boosted in the last years. Just from 2009 to 2010, there was a 13,2 percent rise in nose jobs and the demand for ‘man boob’ reduction operations rose by 27,5 percent. Surgeons nowadays perform more of the so-called moob-jobs than women’s boob-jobs. According to the statistics, men have not always been this conscious of themselves. Have they simply realised that men, as well as women, can adjust their appearance if they like? Or can the rise in male cosmetic surgery be blamed on men coming to terms with their metrosexuality, and taking pride in looking good?