I don't get it. Seriously, I just don't get it. The incredible reviews for La La Land are staggering. What have they seen that I haven't? Oh, before I carry on I have to announce SPOILER ALERT for fear of ruining it for those who haven't seen it - or as I like to call them, the lucky ones.
Holding high expectations for a film can leave you feeling pretty deflated. So when Damian Chazelle's La La Land begun it was as if the cinema was smacked in the face with an over the top opening of High School musical with extra grated cheese and a song from Glee thrown on the top.
A conversation with someone I find attractive is no longer made up of me stuttering. It is made up of coherent words and feelings. I have not only set sail on my journey into the dating world, but also learned how to swim in the social world.
I write this piece not to overspeak or cisplain the horrific attack on the Trans+ community which just occurred, but in the hopes that by sharing my experience it may amplify the many trans voices screaming against the dark, so that those who attempt to deny their voice will know that they are supported by the rest of the LGBT+ community.
I think as a true George Michael fan you're almost always braced for bad news - there's been a few bombshells over the years and his silence for the last year or so never really boded well as he loved a bit of interaction with the fans or lovelies as he calls us.
Knowing Kym Marsh, who played Michelle, had been through the same thing herself meant you knew the emotions were genuine. I didn't feel I was watching actors on a soap, I felt I was watching the most personal, painful experience of a person's life. And in a way, I was.
Chris Ramsey is a stand-up comedian and actor from South Shields. He vlogs for The Huffington Post UK on his embarrassing moments, what inspired him to become a comedian and the best joke he's heard.
One of the most important messages I took away from the experts was that our expressions and demeanor can say a lot about us - so it is important as an intelligence officer to be aware of what we are saying when we are not speaking.