Lola Rose: aspiring writer.

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Loud, opinionated Glasgow University student studying English literature and film who likes to express debatable thoughts and ideas on various social, historical and political concerns. Using this blog as a way to document and showcase work I have created over the years and as a motivation to write more! Arguments cover wide ranging concerns including: religious extremism and educational constraints to intersectional feminism and critique of  renowned authors.

Feel free to dip into my column and explore whatever topics may be of interest.

Lola Rose’s Blog: Intersectional Feminism in the First Wave Movement

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(Image accreditation Danielundso, original: J. Howard Miller, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons) Intersectional feminism and its lack of representation in the first wave movement ‘Wollstonecraft and Woolf will forever both be known as remarkable writers and pioneers in feminist theory but the development of women’s virtue in recent decades has left their work […]

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Sunday, June 20, 2021 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Wolf – Review 

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Review By Lola Rose The rise of the pandemic has forcibly restricted my being able to travel on my gap year before starting University in September, 2021. I’ve been lacking in motivation to read or write and so I decided that it would be beneficial and make use of my time at home by completing […]

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Friday, January 29, 2021 | Filed under: Book and Event Reviews, Lola Rose: aspiring writer, Writing

Lola Rose’s blog: Is the House of Lords an outdated concept in our modern democracy?

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UK government / OGL 3 (UK government / OGL 3 (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3)) The House of Lords is currently one of the two chambers of the UK parliament. The House of Lords scrutinises, reviews and amends Bills from the House of Commons and can delay bills forcing the House of Commons to reconsider its decisions. The Lords […]

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

Media Influence and How Secular Society Perceives Religion – Lola Rose

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“Bigotry’s Blood” by Olu Emmanuel Dada is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 To what extent does the media influence the manner in which secular society perceives religion? It could be argued that religious extremism is currently the biggest factor affecting the manner in which religion is viewed by secular society at large and by believers […]

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Sunday, August 18, 2019 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

Grief a poem by Lola Rose

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Grief As the rosy-fingered dawn is awoken I slumber in my bed unspoken Unable to come to terms with grief What it has taken from me and what it can leave Far from home but close in mind Death has kept us behind It creeps upon one like the dawn of night Stealing all that […]

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

‘Young Solitude’ Review by Lola Rose

‘Young Solitude’ ‘Young Solitude’ (‘Premieres Solitudes’) devised by the French filmmaker Claire Simon and a group of young film students is a stylised, passionate, fly-on-the-wall documentary. In other words it’s very much a French picture –  introspective, beguiling, truthful and emotional all in one. The film is centred upon troubled adolescents trying to cope with […]

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Lola Rose: aspiring writer, Pat's Home Page Blog

Is the pressure to succeed distorting our education?

(Photo commons wikimedia) Amongst younger members of today’s society there is a huge amount of pressure on high-school students to do well and “succeed” in their examinations. Indeed, it seems to me that schools often care more for their overall exam outcomes than they do for the welfare and well-being of the individuals who are […]

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Monday, July 23, 2018 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

Lola Rose’s blog: Serenity Now Café plus recipes for Healthy Eating

Serenity Now Café, Glasgow I was delighted to discover Serenity Now Café, a new Vegan Cafe on Great Western Road. I really enjoyed breakfast and it inspired me to try out some new recipes. So if you are ever walking down Great Western Road I would recommend dropping in to Serenity Now – it has […]

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Friday, June 22, 2018 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

Lola Rose’s blog: Review of Philadelphia, Here I Come

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  ‘Philadelphia, Here I Come’ is a play set in Ireland, which has been performed at many local theatres throughout Scotland and a variety of well-known theatres across the U.K. including The Donmar Warehouse in London . The play was also converted into a film which became extremely successful in the mid-70s, 10 years after […]

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

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  I’ve always loved the poem ‘Suzanne’ by Leonard Cohen, after he died at the end of 2016, I decided to write an essay dedicated to him. Suzanne – A Tribute to Leonard Cohen “Suzanne”, by the modern romantic music legend Leonard Cohen, is a song/poem touching on love and the surreal craving for affection. […]

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Monday, June 18, 2018 | Filed under: Lola Rose: aspiring writer

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