Francesca Lister-Fell

15 Articles

Three of the best film allegories of all time

An allegory is defined as “a story, poem, picture or movie that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a...

Should the US ban TikTok?

In the latest development of the deteriorating Sino-American relationship, President Donald Trump has vowed to ban the hugely popular, Chinese-owned video-sharing app...

The transformative power of art must not be underestimated

With public statues being brought under the lens, the necessity of galleries for experiencing art called into question and the (long-overdue) consideration...

Will the post-Covid high street survive?

Even before lockdown, the high street was in a precarious position. 2019’s Christmas sales had reportedly been the worst in years and...

How to make a hanging plant pot from a plastic bottle

Plants look their best when hanging from a height, their green leaves cascading down your bedroom wall. While you can buy plastic...

The black artists on Instagram you need to follow

As cliché as it sounds, art acts as a mirror to society. Black people have been traditionally objectified and exoticised by white...

Four easy household objects you can make with a 3D printer

3D printers might sound like an incredibly niche bit of tech to have in your home. But the reality may surprise you....

Poems to help you through lockdown

Don't underestimate the power of poetry. This art form can be wonderfully therapeutic, allowing you to sit back and experience the feelings...

The women on Instagram revolutionising how we learn about sex

Instagram has proven itself to be more than just selfies and plants captured during golden hour. There are some inspirational women and...

The best Instagram accounts to satisfy your wanderlust

The term wanderlust is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a strong longing for or impulse toward wandering”. While it can be...