It is not a solely universal emotional response that music elicits. Academics researching cognitive psychology recently discovered the way in which listening to music you love, impacts the brain.

Polygamy is a contentious and often sensationalised topic yet audiences around the world seem to have an unlimited appetite for it.

Raising awareness of Islam’s dynamic beginnings is a challenge Robinson evidently takes seriously. He presents us with thirty eclectic profiles to establish the idea of the individualism of Islam and Muslims.

A person becomes reduced to an aesthetic in today’s social media age as the inverted gaze becomes a medium ripe for self-objectification

I remember the incredulity and fascination of my siblings and I as we would listen to our parents tell us this story of how their marriage was arranged and beg them to repeat it over and over.

Oh Nadiya. How we love you. I mean, like, everyone. Over 13 million people watched you win, rooted for you to win. You were invited to bake the Queen’s ninetieth birthday cake.

The ties of family relationships, origin, culture and heritage bind us into power vortexes that equally dispossess in our age of anxiety. Everything that we took for granted has been turned on its head. But how did we get to this point?

Much like Zayn Malik’s ‘shock’ departure from One Direction, one of the world’s least well-kept secrets is the unfailing power of American concerns to inform Hollywood’s film-making machine.

Recently, I came across a photo essay in The Calvert Journal. A stunning array of earthy and breath-taking images brought alive the vanishing art of tightrope-walking in the mountain villages of Dagestan.