Lauren Fraser
Marketing consultant, writer, fashion features editor and expat brat. Lover of Asia, Asos and Meryl Streep. Main men in my life are Leonardo Dicaprio, Marc Jacobs and my precious black labrador, Dylan. Plan on writing a book... one day.

Entries by Lauren Fraser

Plucking at Project Bush

(0) Comments | Posted 20 November 2013 | (16:36)

I've long identified with feminism in its most fundamental sense. That is, I believe in equality of the sexes. I want to see the glass ceiling broken, female genital mutilation abolished and more women in politics. There are great causes that merit attention and action. And then there's 'Project Bush'.

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Too Cruel for School?

(0) Comments | Posted 18 July 2013 | (17:44)

My Year 9 Chemistry teacher was ruthless.

In streamed sets of approximately twenty students, we were tested regularly - every fortnight or so. Our teacher would ensure we never marked our own papers and we'd only find out our score when a peer read it out in front of the...

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The Plight of the Single City Girl

(1) Comments | Posted 13 February 2013 | (16:09)

Transitioning from the mating ground of university to the corporate working world was never going to be easy. Watching too many episodes of Sex and the City had certainly played its part in (falsely) glamourising the world of a young professional. Don't get me wrong, I wasn't expecting to slump...

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The Impossible or the Abhorrent?

(0) Comments | Posted 10 January 2013 | (14:09)

I'm not opposed to watching drama films based on real life events. I've shamelessly wept at Pearl Harbor, grimaced at Schindler's List and been moved by United 93. Often, these films are educational, exposing a wide audience to horrifying moments in history in a format that is accessible and easily...

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Conservatives Right to Suspend Dorries

(0) Comments | Posted 15 November 2012 | (16:00)

I'm a small c conservative with a penchant for centre-right politics, but have no solid affinity to the Conservative Party. Like many of the British public, I have been left feeling disappointed and disheartened by the present coalition and desperately yearn for a government that promises both passion and proactivity.

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