Showing posts from March, 2016

Ginger Cupcake Recipe!

Hey Guys, I was going to do a healthy recipe on this blog; however, I then tried out a cupcake recipe which was ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, and thought I would go for that instead! You’re Welcome! For the Cupcakes, the things you will need are: 120g Plain Flour 140g Caster Sugar 11/2 teaspoons Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon Mixed Spice 1/4 teaspoon Ground Ginger A Pinch of Salt 40g Unsalted Butter at Room Temperature 120g Milk 1 Egg 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract A tub of chopped ginger in syrup (which are usually about 225g) For the Icing, you will need: 50ml Milk 1 Large Piece of Fresh Ginger (cut into a few chunks) 400g Icing Sugar 125g Unsalted Butter at Room Temperature Grated Zest of 1 Lemon

Step 1: To prepare for the icing, in a bowl or jug or whatever you have, pour the milk, add the fresh ginger and put in the fridge to infuse for a couple of hours. Now, back to the Cupcakes… Step 2: Preheat the oven to 170oC. Step 3: Put the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, mixed spice, gro…

The Suicide Room Review

A brutal, Polish story that depicts the darkest and loneliest roots of modern adolescents – The Suicide Room, directed by Jan Komasa, is nothing quite like I’ve seen before.  At first, I was confused and sceptical of this sub-titled film, but now I’m sat here thinking about it an hour or so later, its haunting tale and beautifully painful visuals have truly gotten to me. The plot revolves around Dominik, a high school student who is the only son of wealthy parents, both of whom seem to be having affairs. Dominik portrays a sense of secret homosexuality, which becomes clear when he makes out with his male friend, Aleksander, at a party. Like many things nowadays, this kiss is quick to explode on social media, and although Dominik enjoys the controversial attention and tension at first, he soon becomes the school laughing stock, thus forcing him into isolation. This isolation is then what leads to Dominik’s discovery of an online chat room – The Suicide Room. I must admit, I didn’t realise…